Top 20 Most Fuel Efficient Cars
November 20, 2014Although prices at the pump are falling right now in most parts of the country, the sad truth is that those prices will soon rebound back up. Fuel efficiency is still a very important factor when it comes to buying or leasing a new car, and in some cases may even be the most important feature for some buyers.
Forbes understands this and recently unveiled their list of the 20 vehicles with the best fuel economy, compiled with help from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Tops on the list is BMW i3 with a 137/111 e-mpg city/highway, followed by the Chevrolet Spark EV with and Volkswagen e-Golf with 128/109 and 126/105 e-mpg city/highway, respectively. The full list of 20 is below.
If you are considering any of these fuel efficient vehicles, make sure to use TrueCar No Haggle, CarsDirect and NADAGuides for the best prices in your local area.
|Rank||Vehicle||City/Highway Fuel Economy||MSRP|
|1||BMW i3||137/111 e-mpg||$41,350|
|2||Chevrolet Spark EV||128/109 e-mpg||$26,820|
|3||Volkswagen e-Golf||126/105 e-mpg||$35,445|
|4||Fiat 500e||122/108 e-mpg||$31,800|
|5||Nissan Leaf||126/101 e-mpg||$29,010|
|6||Mitsubishi iMiEV||126/99 e-mpg||$22,995|
|7||Smart ForTwo Electric Drive||122/93 e-mpg||$25,000|
|8||Kia Soul EV||125/92 e-mpg||$33,700|
|9||Ford Focus Electric||110/99 e-mpg||$29,170|
|10||Tesla Model S||88/90-94/97 e-mpg||$69,900|
|11||Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive||85/83 e-mpg||$41,450|
|12||Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid||115 e-mpg/46 mpg combined||$39,780|
|13||Chevrolet Volt||98 e-mpg/37 mpg combined||$34,345|
|14||Toyota Prius Plug-In||95 e-mpg/50 mpg combined||$29,900|
|15||Ford C-Max Energi||88 e-mpg/38 mpg combined||$31,635|
|16||Ford Fusion Energi||88 e-mpg/38 mpg combined||$34,700|
|17||Cadillac ELR||82 e-mpg/33 mpg combined||$75,000|
|18||BMW i8||76 e-mpg/28 mpg combined||$135,700|
|19||Toyota Prius c||53/46 mpg||$19,080|
|20||Toyota Prius||51/48 mpg||$24,200|
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- Gregg Fidan
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