Top 20 Most Fuel Efficient Used Cars
And the more fuel-efficient, the better.
Here’s a list of the most fuel-efficient cars from the last 10 years (2001-2010) as compiled by Consumer Reports.
Not surprisingly, hybrids top the list.
Consumer Reports notes that they look for cars that are reliable, safe, and perform well in tests. While most models here meet those criteria, not all do.
Note the super-fuel efficient first-generation Honda Insight. Great fuel economy, but a stiff, choppy ride and loud road noise may make you reconsider buying one.
|Model Years||Vehicle||Overall MPG|
|2010||Toyota Prius IV||44|
|2007-2009||Toyota Prius Touring||42|
|2001-2005||VW Golf GLS TDI||41|
|2008-2010||Smart ForTwo Passion||39|
|2010||Honda Insight EX||38|
|2010||VW Golf TDI||38|
|2006-2010||Honda Civic Hybrid||37|
|2003-2005||Honda Civic Hybrid||36|
|2009-2010||VW Jetta wagon TDI||34|
|2006||VW Jetta sedan TDI||34|
|2010||Ford Fusion Hybrid||34|
|2007-2008||Honda Fit Sport||34|
|2007-2009||Toyota Yaris 2-door hatchback||34|
|2007-2010||Toyota Camry Hybrid||34|
|2007-2009||Toyota Yaris sedan||33|
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