Some of the automobiles provided are specialized, low-volume variants of even more mainstream models. Some accomplish their gas performance with special devices packages not found on the volume sellers. To puts it simply, the fuel-sippers typically aren't always very easy to locate, yet if performance and also price financial savings are your objectives, they can be well worth the hunt.
Bear in mind, though, that the EPA scores are based upon laboratory examinations and also need to be taken into consideration guidelines wherefore you can expect with a moderate driving design. Real-world fuel performance relies on countless elements, consisting of cargo loads as well as the weight of the motorist's foot on the accelerator.
We have actually ranked the cars and trucks inning accordance with their fuel-efficiency ratings. To help ensure you obtain the best cost feasible on whatever lorry you pick, make sure to visit our Motivations and Refunds web page to learn about existing reward and rebate deals prior to you get. You may additionally find the lorry you have an interest in used via Edmunds.com's Cost Promise ® program.
Best Car Mpg
1. 2016 Ford Fiesta SE (with the EcoBoost fuel economy package)
43 mpg freeway. The SE trim degree of the 2016 Carnival is qualified for the EcoBoost Gas Economic climate bundle (which the EPA's fueleconomy.gov website renders as the Feast SFE). The Fuel Economic climate package makes use of a turbocharged three-cylinder, 1.0-liter engine, a five-speed manual transmission, special wheels as well as tires as well as some wind resistant renovations to attain much better fuel economy than the average Fiesta. City mileage can be found in at 31 mpg, and the consolidated mileage rating is 36 mpg. The 2016 Ford Fiesta's nimble handling and also nicely cut cabin make it a pleasant everyday buddy, though its modest interior room is an element to think about. Among gas as well as diesel cars and trucks, the Feast SFE is the undisputed freeway performance champ.
2. 2016 Scion iA
42 mpg freeway. This features-laden tiny car not only delivers on the freeway, yet likewise earned an Edmunds "B" ranking (with an "A" for value). The Scion iA is brand-new for 2016 and also is Toyota's variation of the Mazda 2, which isn't being sold in the U.S. With its 1.5-liter engine and six-speed automated, the Heir iA returns 33 mpg in city driving and 37 mpg integrated. With the conventional six-speed manual transmission, performance goes down a bit but stays really decent: 41 mpg on the highway, 31 mpg in the city and 35 mpg integrated. We were impressed not only by its efficiency as well as cost but with its long checklist of devices and also its polished interior.
3. 2016 Honda Civic
42 mpg highway. A perennial preferred, the Edmunds "A" rated Honda Civic sedan comes in many models, consisting of the super-efficient, EX-T, EX-L and Visiting trim degrees. All bring 42 mpg highway, with city mileage rated at 31 mpg. Their combined gas efficiency score is 35 mpg. These 3 trim levels use Honda's brand-new turbocharged 1.5-liter engine as well as a constantly variable transmission (CVT) to accomplish their gas effectiveness numbers. Some other Civics also will certainly achieve 40 mpg freeway or far better, depending upon their engine as well as transmission setups. Examine our evaluation for complete information. In all cases, these Civics use spacious cabins, large trunks, readily available advanced security and also infomercial devices and also vivacious efficiency.
4. 2016 BMW 328d
42 mpg highway. The very first diesels on our checklist, the 2016 BMW 328d car, its all-wheel-drive variation, the 328d xDrive and also the all-wheel-drive 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, are amongst the best-equipped and also most fun-to-drive cars and trucks that attain 40 mpg or much better on the freeway. The rear-wheel-drive variation of the 2016 328d sedan obtains an estimated 32 mpg city and also 36 mpg incorporated, while the xDrive designs return 40 mpg on the highway, 30 in the city and also 34 integrated. All three use 2.0-liter turbodiesel engines, mated in the sedans to seven-speed automatic transmissions and in the wagon to an eight-speed automated. We discover the BMW 3 Series diesels-- even the wagon-- to be sporty and also polished, and count them among our favorites in the small luxury course.
5. 2016 Ford Focus
42 mpg highway. There are two versions of the 2016 Ford Focus that attain 40 mpg or far better. Leading the pack is the Focus SE EcoBoost with a turbocharged three-cylinder, 1.0-liter engine and also six-speed handbook. It also obtains 30 mpg city as well as 35 mpg integrated. The very same Emphasis design with a six-speed automated sees highway gas mileage decrease to 40 mpg, with a 28-mpg city rating as well as a mixed rating of 32 mpg. The 2016 Ford Focus S, SE as well as Titanium designs with a 2.0-liter engine as well as six-speed automated provide 40 mpg highway, 27 city as well as 31 incorporated. The Focus supplies stylish looks, well-balanced handling and an eye-catching inside. However know that the backseat is limited and also 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 sedan that maintains, fuel-efficiency-wise, with the smaller sized BMW diesels on the highway. But the Mercedes is heavier as well as its city ranking goes down to 28 mpg, with a combined ranking of 33 mpg. Power originates from a 2.1-liter turbodiesel through a seven-speed automated. The Mercedes E-Class' superb trip, elegant inside as well as advanced electronics epitomize the midsize deluxe car.
7. 2016 Honda Fit
41 mpg highway. Although it is officially a subcompact, the Edmunds "A" rated Honda Fit hatchback uses an impressively big, comfortable and also adaptable cabin that hides its dimension. The listing of basic as well as optional devices goes over also. The only participant of the Fit family that meets the 40 mpg club requirements is the base LX design with the optional CVT. Because trim, the 2016 Fit additionally provides 33 mpg in city driving as well as 36 mpg integrated.
8. 2016 Mazda 3
41 mpg highway. There are several variations of the Mazda 3 in the 40 mpg club: two body designs, car as well as hatchback; two transmission types, handbook and automatic; and also 2 engine sizes, 2.0-liter as well as 2.5-liter. In general, we locate the Mazda 3 to be one of the best well-rounded compact autos out there, with stylish driving qualities, a comfy ride and also one of the best interiors in the non-luxury sector.
The 2016 Mazda 3i models all include a 2.0-liter engine. The 3i car is the 41-mpg champion. With a six-speed automatic, the 3i sedan likewise obtains 30 mpg city and 34 integrated, while the 3i car with a six-speed guidebook obtains 29 mpg city and also 33 mpg incorporated. The Mazda 3i hatchback gets a 40 mpg freeway rating, with the six-speed automatic variation returning 30 mpg city as well as 33 mpg incorporated and also the six-speed guidebook rated at 29 mpg city as well as 33 mpg combined. The Mazda Sixes sedan with the 2.5-liter engine as well as six-speed automatic is rated at 40 mpg highway, 29 mpg city as well as 33 mpg incorporated.
9. 2016 Chevrolet Sonic
40 mpg freeway. The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, with its 29 mpg city and also 33 mpg combined ratings could be near the bottom of this listing, however its accessibility in both sedan and also hatchback body styles and its mix of security functions, driving characteristics, convenience and also numerous common tools makes it among our leading subcompact options in general. With their five-speed manual transmissions, you could anticipate the needed gas performance from the Sonic car or hatchback in LT trim with the typical 1.4-liter turbocharged engine or from the LTS trim with the turbo 1.4-liter option.
10. 2016 Mazda 6
40 mpg freeway. There's only one variation of the Edmunds "A" rated Mazda 6 sedan that makes the club. But while lots of automakers conserve gas performance for their base models, Mazda does it in a different way. The top-of-the-line 2016 Mazda 6 Grand Visiting with six-speed automatic obtains the carmaker's unique "i-Eloop" energy healing system, allowing its outstanding highway ranking as well as 28 mpg in city driving and 32 mpg integrated. The fuel efficiency-- together with a roomy cabin, flashy styling as well as nimble handling-- makes the 2016 Mazda 6 a great choice for a midsize sedan with character.