Fuel Efficient Cars
Next time you buy a new car please check out not only how much your new
dream car costs but also what their fuel economy looks like there are many
resources to find out what the mileage of your next car is and compare how
much your future car will cost and stress our environment. So please try
to skip the urge to buy one of those huge fuel hungry SUV's and if you
really need an SUV check the below links for some good suggestions.
October 2008 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its annual
Fuel Economy Guide, detailing the car industry’s gas sippers and
The 10 most fuel efficient cars are:
||Toyota Prius (hybrid)
||Honda Civic Hybrid
||Nissan Altima Hybrid
||Ford Escape Hybrid FWD
Mazda Tribute Hybrid 2WD
Mercury Mariner Hybrid FWD
||Smart Fortwo Convertible
Smart Fortwo Coupe
||Toyota Camry Hybrid
||Volkswagon Jetta (manual,
Volkswagon Jetta Sportwagon (manual, diesel)
Volkswagon Jetta Sportwagon (automatic, diesel)
||Toyota Yaris (manual)
||Toyota Yaris (automatic)
For more info and other
models see this
page here from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Click Here for a good source to
compare Gas Mileage of cars from fueleconomy.gov they compare cars each year and publish the respective
results. The above numbers are also based on their publications and they
write on their site: "Selecting which vehicle to purchase is the most
important fuel economy decision you'll make.
The difference between a car that gets 20 MPG and one that gets 30
MPG amounts to $550 per year (assuming 15,000 miles of driving annually
and a fuel cost of $2.20).
That's $2,200 extra in fuel costs in just four years!"
here is another site that can help you make the right choices:
Fuel Economy from Cars.com.