Based on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) miles-per-gallon ratings, Edmunds.com has released a list of the top 11 most fuel-efficient sedans for 2012. At the top of the list is the Honda Civic Hybrid, with a combined city/highway rating of 44 miles per gallon.
The list is dominated by hybrids and diesels, and you may have noticed that the Toyota Prius is not listed here. That's because the Prius is considered a Wagon, not a sedan.
Here is the list, with ratings showing city, highway, and combined mileage estimates.
|Honda Civic Hybrid||44||44||44|
|Toyota Camry Hybrid||43||39||41|
|Ford Fusion Hybrid||41||36||39|
|Lincoln MKZ Hybrid||41||36||39|
|Hyundai Sonata Hybrid||35||40||37|
|Kia Optima Hybrid||35||40||37|
|Lexus HS 250h||35||34||35|
|Volkswagen Passat Diesel||31||43||35|
|Volkswagen Jetta Diesel||30||42||34|