One day they may be up and the next they may be down, gas prices. As many feel the pain at the pump there are nine cars that can lessen this agony, because they offer the best fuel economy.
From two-seaters to midsize station wagons, take a look and see if the cars listed are the ones you suspected were the most fuel-efficient.
Tried and True
Here’s a snippet of information: Americans take to the roadways and drive more than 2.6 trillion miles per year in cars, SUVs and trucks. And, whether you’ve purchased your dream car or are just driving your vehicle because it fits your lifestyle and is practical, options for fuel-efficient cars are aplenty. What do you think about these vehicles?
EPA Class/Vehicle Description/Fuel Economy (Combined)
|1., 2. Two-Seaters||smart fortwo electric drive Convertible||107*|
|smart fortwo electric drive coupe||107*|
|3. Minicompacts||Scion iQ EV||121*|
|4. Subcompacts||Mitsubishi i-MiEV||112*|
|5. Compacts||Ford Focus Electric||105*|
|6. Midsize||Nissan Leaf||115*|
|7. Large||Tesla Model S (60 kW-hr battery pack)||95*|
|8. Small Station Wagons||Honda Fit EV||118*|
|9. Midsize Station Wagons||Toyota Prius v||42|
Source: U.S. Department of Energy
Fill ‘Er Up, Again!
Many are banking that gas prices will take a nose-dive, as the economy steadily improves. In the meantime, these cars may help you achieve just that. Happy driving!