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Cars With the Best Fuel Economy

July 14, 2016

Consumer Reports recently published a list of vehicles with the best MPG ratings. This is getting more important as oil prices have been steadily increasing lately.

Topping the list this year are electric vehicles such as the BMW i3, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Ford Focus Electric, and Nissan Leaf. The Toyota Prius tops the list for hybrids - see the full list below.

And if you're shopping for any of these vehicles, I highly recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to see the lowest prices being offered in your local area.

Best MPG Vehicles

RankMake & modelCR Overall MPGCity MPGHighway MPG
1BMW i3 Giga139*135*141*
2Mitsubishi i-MiEV SE111*104*116*
3Ford Focus Electric107*108*107*
4Nissan Leaf SL106*86*118*
5Chevrolet Volt LT105*99*109*
6Ford C-Max Energi94* / 37**87* / 36**98* / 38**
7Tesla Model S P85D87*64*110*
8Toyota Prius Three524359
9Toyota Prius C Two433748
10Toyota Prius V Three413347
11Lexus CT 200h Premium403147
12Hyundai Sonata Hybrid SE393146
13Ford Fusion Hybrid SE393541
14Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE383243
15Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE373538
16Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SE372945
17Mitsubishi Mirage ES372847
18Lexus ES 300h362844
19Smart ForTwo Passion362548
20Honda CR-Z EX (MT)352645
21Ford Fiesta SE (3-cyl., MT)352546
22BMW 328d xDrive352449
23Scion iA352448
24Lincoln MKZ Hybrid342938
25Mazda MX-5 Miata Club (MT)342542
26Fiat 500 Pop (MT)342542
27Fiat 500 Sport (MT)332442
28Honda Fit EX332442
29Mazda3 i Touring sedan332345
30Ford Fiesta SE sedan332245

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar, Edmunds, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan

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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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