Best Used Cars with the Highest Gas Mileage
If you're looking for a great value in a used car, it's best to check out a late-model vehicle that has been maintained well.
Better yet, consider one that gets great gas mileage.
The 2005-2010 models in the chart below are known for their reliability - plus they all have excellent fuel economy.
Model years are shown in last column.
|Honda Civic Hybrid||37 mpg||2005-09|
|Honda Fit||31 mpg||2007-10|
|Toyota Corolla||29 mpg||2005-10|
|Honda Civic EX||29 mpg||2005-10|
|Pontiac Vibe (1.8L)||27 mpg||2006-10|
|Toyota Matrix (1.8L)||27 mpg||2006-10|
|Hyundai Elantra SE||27 mpg||2008-10|
|Nissan Sentra||26 mpg||2009-10|
|Toyota Prius||44 mpg||2005-09|
|Toyota Prius Touring||42 mpg||2007-09|
|Ford Fusion Hybrid||34 mpg||2010|
|Toyota Camry Hybrid||34 mpg||2007-10|
|Nissan Altima Hybrid||32 mpg||2008|
|Hyundai Sonata (4-cyl.)||26 mpg||2009-10|
|Honda Accord Hybrid||25 mpg||2007-09|
|Nissan Altima (4-cyl.)||25 mpg||2007-09|
|Nissan Altima (V6)||24 mpg||2010|
|Ford Escape Hybrid||26 mpg||2005-06, 2009|
|Mercury Mariner Hybrid||26 mpg||2006, 2009|
|Toyota Highlander Hybrid||24 mpg||2008, 2010|
|Lexus RX Hybrid||23 mpg||2006-09|
|Toyota RAV4 (4-cyl.)||23 mpg||2006-10|
|Mitsubishi Outlander (4-cyl.)||23 mpg||2008-09|
|Subaru Forester||22 mpg||2006-10|
|Toyota RAV4 (V6)||22 mpg||2008-10|
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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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