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Mazda 2 1.5 75 SE+ 5dr - Cheapest cars to run

Cheapest cars to run: Mazda 2 1.5 75 SE+ 5dr - total cost of ownership £7,953

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Cost per mile: 26.51pMonthly running costs: £220.92Total cost of ownership (3-years, 30,000 miles): £7,953

The Mazda 2 has a cracking free-revving naturally-aspirated petrol engine and, alongside the fact that it is one of the cheapest cars in the UK to run, that’s one of the reasons why we like it.

But its rock bottom running costs and fun engine aren’t where the good news ends, the Mazda 2 also comes with good looks and great practicality.The interior is well designed and has a quality feel to it, while the car is packed with technology, such as a seven-inch central touchscreen.

Top 10 cheapest cars to run in the UK

  1. 1. Dacia Duster 1.6 SCe 115 Air 5dr
  2. 2. Dacia Sandero 1.0 SCe Access
  3. 3. Dacia Logan MCV 1.2 Access
  4. 4. Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ2
  5. 5. Mazda 2 1.5 75 SE+ 5dr 
  6. 6. Kia Picanto 1.0 65 1 3dr
  7. 7. Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-i X 3dr
  8. 8. Peugeot 108 1.0 Access 3dr
  9. 9. VW Polo 1.0 75 SE 5dr
  10. 10. VW Up 1.0 Take Up 3dr

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