Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Wagons and Hatchbacks
As gas prices continue to rise, consumers are looking to save money by purchasing fuel-efficient vehicles.
The most fuel-efficient vehicles on the market today are hatchbacks and wagons, with electric, hybrid and diesel models leading the way
The Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt lead the pack by a wide margin, getting nearly 100 miles per gallon.
For those not ready to buy an electric vehicle yet, The Toyota Prius is your best bet - getting 50 miles to the gallon.
Here's the list of the ten most fuel efficient hatchbacks and wagons.
Rankings based on EPA mpg ratings for city and highway, expressed in mpg as a city/highway/combined ratio.
Note: the Leaf uses no gas, but its ranking reflects the EPA's "mpg equivalent" figures: 33.7kW-hrs equaling one gallon of gasoline energy.
|4.||Lexus CT 200h||43||40||42|
|8.||Volkswagen Golf Diesel||30||42||34|
|9.||Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Diesel||30||42||34|
|10.||Audi A3 Diesel||30||42||34|
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