Several of the cars noted are specialized, low-volume versions of even more mainstream versions. Some achieve their fuel effectiveness with unique tools bundles not discovered on the volume sellers. To puts it simply, the fuel-sippers typically aren't constantly very easy to find, however if effectiveness and cost savings are your objectives, they can be well worth the hunt.
Remember, however, that the EPA rankings are based upon laboratory tests as well as should be considered standards for what you could expect with a moderate driving style. Real-world fuel effectiveness relies on various elements, consisting of cargo lots as well as the weight of the chauffeur's foot on the accelerator.
We've placed the cars according to their fuel-efficiency rankings. In order to help ensure you get the most effective rate possible on whatever automobile you select, make certain to visit our Rewards and Rebates web page to learn about existing incentive as well as rebate deals prior to you purchase. You may also discover the car you want provided via Edmunds.com's Price Assurance ® program.
Car With Best Mpg
1. 2016 Ford Fiesta SE (with the EcoBoost fuel economy package)
43 mpg freeway. The SE trim degree of the 2016 Feast is qualified for the EcoBoost Fuel Economic climate plan (which the EPA's fueleconomy.gov site makes as the Feast SFE). The Fuel Economy package uses a turbocharged three-cylinder, 1.0-liter engine, a five-speed manual transmission, special wheels and tires and some wind resistant renovations to achieve much better gas economic climate compared to the ordinary Feast. City mileage comes in at 31 mpg, as well as the mixed mileage score is 36 mpg. The 2016 Ford Carnival's nimble handling and nicely cut cabin make it a pleasant daily buddy, though its small interior area is a factor to consider. Amongst gas and also diesel cars and trucks, the Feast SFE is the undeniable highway performance champ.
2. 2016 Scion iA
42 mpg freeway. This features-laden tiny car not just provides on the highway, however likewise gained an Edmunds "B" rating (with an "A" for value). The Scion iA is new for 2016 and is Toyota's version of the Mazda 2, which isn't really being sold in the U.S. With its 1.5-liter engine and six-speed automated, the Successor iA returns 33 mpg in city driving as well as 37 mpg combined. With the conventional six-speed manual transmission, performance goes down a little bit however continues to be really reputable: 41 mpg on the freeway, 31 mpg in the city and also 35 mpg integrated. We were impressed not just by its effectiveness and also price but with its lengthy checklist of equipment as well as its polished inside.
3. 2016 Honda Civic
42 mpg freeway. A seasonal preferred, the Edmunds "A" rated Honda Civic car is available in many designs, consisting of the super-efficient, EX-T, EX-L as well as Exploring trim levels. All bring 42 mpg freeway, with city gas mileage ranked at 31 mpg. Their combined fuel effectiveness ranking is 35 mpg. These three trim levels make use of Honda's brand-new turbocharged 1.5-liter engine and a continually variable transmission (CVT) to attain their fuel efficiency numbers. A few other Civics also will attain 40 mpg freeway or far better, depending on their engine as well as transmission setups. Inspect our testimonial for full details. In all cases, these Civics offer roomy cabins, huge trunks, readily available sophisticated safety and infomercial devices as well as peppy efficiency.
4. 2016 BMW 328d
42 mpg freeway. The initial diesels on our list, the 2016 BMW 328d car, its all-wheel-drive variation, the 328d xDrive and also the all-wheel-drive 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, are among the best-equipped and also most fun-to-drive automobiles that accomplish 40 mpg or better on the freeway. The rear-wheel-drive version of the 2016 328d sedan gets an estimated 32 mpg city and also 36 mpg integrated, while the xDrive versions return 40 mpg on the highway, 30 in the city and 34 integrated. All 3 usage 2.0-liter turbodiesel engines, mated in the sedans to seven-speed transmissions as well as in the wagon to an eight-speed automatic. We discover the BMW 3 Series diesels-- also the wagon-- to be sporty and polished, and also count them among our favorites in the portable luxury course.
5. 2016 Ford Focus
42 mpg freeway. There are 2 variations of the 2016 Ford Focus that accomplish 40 mpg or better. Leading the pack is the Emphasis SE EcoBoost with a turbocharged three-cylinder, 1.0-liter engine and also six-speed handbook. It also obtains 30 mpg city and also 35 mpg combined. The exact same Focus design with a six-speed automated sees freeway gas mileage decline to 40 mpg, with a 28-mpg city rating as well as a mixed ranking of 32 mpg. The 2016 Ford Emphasis S, SE as well as Titanium models with a 2.0-liter engine as well as six-speed automatic deliver 40 mpg highway, 27 city and also 31 integrated. The Focus offers sporty looks, healthy handling and also an attractive interior. But be aware that the rear seat is tight as well as velocity is underwhelming.
6. 2016 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec
42 mpg highway. The only other diesel on our list is the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec, a midsize car that keeps up, fuel-efficiency-wise, with the smaller BMW diesels on the freeway. However the Mercedes is heavier and also its city rating goes down to 28 mpg, with a consolidated score of 33 mpg. Power comes from a 2.1-liter turbodiesel through a seven-speed automated. The Mercedes E-Class' fantastic ride, elegant interior as well as sophisticated electronic devices exemplify the midsize high-end car.
7. 2016 Honda Fit
41 mpg highway. Although it is formally a subcompact, the Edmunds "A" rated Honda Fit hatchback uses a remarkably large, comfy and also adaptable cabin that belies its size. The listing of standard and also optional devices goes over also. The only participant of the Fit family members that fulfills the 40 mpg club demands is the base LX version with the optional CVT. Because trim, the 2016 Fit likewise supplies 33 mpg in city driving and 36 mpg combined.
8. 2016 Mazda 3
41 mpg highway. There are numerous versions of the Mazda 3 in the 40 mpg club: 2 body styles, sedan as well as hatchback; 2 transmission types, manual and also automated; and also two engine dimensions, 2.0-liter and 2.5-liter. In general, we find the Mazda 3 to be among the best well-rounded compact automobiles on the market, with stylish driving characteristics, a comfy trip and one of the best insides in the non-luxury segment.
The 2016 Mazda 3i designs all come with a 2.0-liter engine. The 3i sedan is the 41-mpg champion. With a six-speed automatic, the 3i sedan additionally obtains 30 mpg city and 34 incorporated, while the 3i sedan with a six-speed manual gets 29 mpg city and 33 mpg incorporated. The Mazda 3i hatchback obtains a 40 mpg highway score, with the six-speed automatic variation returning 30 mpg city and also 33 mpg combined and the six-speed manual rated at 29 mpg city and also 33 mpg integrated. The Mazda Fours car with the 2.5-liter engine and also six-speed automatic is rated at 40 mpg highway, 29 mpg city as well as 33 mpg incorporated.
9. 2016 Chevrolet Sonic
40 mpg highway. The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, with its 29 mpg city and 33 mpg incorporated ratings may be near the bottom of this checklist, but its accessibility in both sedan and hatchback body styles and its mix of safety and security attributes, driving dynamics, comfort as well as numerous common devices makes it among our top subcompact choices overall. With their five-speed manual transmissions, you could expect the necessary fuel performance from the Sonic car or hatchback in LT trim with the common 1.4-liter turbocharged engine or from the LTS trim with the turbo 1.4-liter alternative.
10. 2016 Mazda 6
40 mpg highway. There's only one variation of the Edmunds "A" ranked Mazda 6 car that makes the club. Yet while lots of car manufacturers save gas efficiency for their base designs, Mazda does it in different ways. The high-grade 2016 Mazda 6 Grand Touring with six-speed automatic gets the carmaker's unique "i-Eloop" energy recovery system, enabling its outstanding highway rating along with 28 mpg in city driving as well as 32 mpg combined. The gas efficiency-- together with a roomy cabin, sporty styling and agile handling-- makes the 2016 Mazda 6 a fine option for a midsize car with character.