Fuel Efficiency

Which new cars are the most fuel efficient?

Chevrolet-Cruze-ECO-sideAnytime a person wants to buy a car, they are likely to be concerned about fuel consumption. You will find a fuel efficient vehicle enticing if you don’t want to pay high prices for a hybrid and you are tired of being broke every time you fill up at the gas station. The most fuel efficient cars run on between 35 – 40 miles per gallon. Since it may be a challenge to look for the ones that will suit your needs, it would be better to have a list of the cars that you can start checking out. Currently, there are three cars that are considered to be the most full efficient. They are:

Chevrolet Cruz eco

It is a vehicle that offers the amenities and spaciousness of a medium sized sedan. At the same time it is also fuel efficient like a compact. The eco model is quite affordable with prices starting at about $18,000. The Cruz eco is powered by a 1.4 liter turbo charged, 138 horsepower four-cylinder engine. It can achieve 42 miles per gallon on the highway and 26 miles per gallon in the city when it is using a manual transmission. When it is using automatic transmission, it can consume 37 mpg (miles per gallon) highway and 26 mpg city. 

standard features of the vehicle include a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, power windows and door locks, remote keyless entry, air conditioning, USB connectivity, Bluetooth technology, six-speaker audio system with auxiliary jack and MP3 and 10 airbags. Even though it is considered to be a compact car, it has a spacious interior and has more cargo and passenger space than a Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic.

Ford fiesta SFE

The Fiesta SFE is available in hatchback and sedan. The starting car price is approximately $14,000. Some of the features of the car include stability and traction control, seven air bags, air conditioning, telescoping and tilt steering wheel and height adjustable driver’s seat. Models from 2012 have a driver’s seat armrest and an integrated blind spot side mirror. It is powered by a 1.6 liter, 120 horse power four-cylinder engine. When a fiesta SE hatchback or sedan is ordered with SFE package it has a 40 mpg highway and 27 mpg city rating. the SFE package is inclusive of cruise control, low-rolling resistance tires (to help in making the car fuel efficient), lower grille blockers, underbody shields, side air deflectors, a rear spoiler and Power Shift automatic transmission. 

Honda Civic HF

The Honda Civic HF has a starting price of $19,500. All Civic models from Honda have a motion-adaptive power steering (obviously electric).  This makes the vehicle more responsive and offers better handling at all speeds. It is a very economical car as it consumes 41 mpg highway and 29 mpg city. This is when it is powered with a five-speed automatic transmission. The main reason the vehicle is fuel efficient is reduced rolling resistance and improved aerodynamics.  These are the three most fuel efficient and practical vehicles available in the world.

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