2013 Most Fuel Efficient Cars

Toyota Prius

Fuel Efficient Cars and Hybrids

With a hybrid vehicle you may get more than 100 MPG save more than $1,000 per year in fuel costs.

On regular gasoline, a car like Toyota Prius v gets 44 MPG in city and 40 MPG on highway, 42 MPG combined. A full tank will take you around 450 miles. Over five years you may save $4,750 on gas compared to the average new vehicle.

These numbers and the table below are from U.S. Department of Energy where you can compare the fuel economy of new vehicles side by side.

A valuable tool if you are buying a new car.

2013 Most Fuel Efficient Cars
Class Vehicle MPG/MPGe

Two-Seaters

Smart fortwo electric drive Convertible
A-1, 55kw DCPM, Electric Vehicle

Smart fortwo electric drive coupe
A-1, 55kw DCPM, Electric Vehicle

107*

107*

Minicompacts

Scion iQ EV
Electric Vehicle

121*

Subcompacts

Mitsubishi i-MiEV
A-1, 49 kW DCPM, Electric Vehicle

112*

Compacts

Ford Focus Electric
Automatic (CVT), 107 kW AC Induction, Electric Vehicle

105*

Midsize

Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid
4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (CVT), Regular

Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrid
4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (CVT), Regular

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic (CVT), Regular

58‡

58‡

58‡

Large

Tesla Model S (60 kW-hr battery pack)
Automatic (A1), Electric Vehicle

95*

Small Station Wagons

Honda Fit EV
A-1, 92 kW DCPM, Electric Vehicle

118*

Midsize Station Wagons

Toyota Prius v
4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic (CVT), HEV, Regular

42

2013 Least Fuel Efficient Cars
Class Vehicle MPG/MPGe

Two-Seaters

Bugatti Veyron, 16 cyl, 8.0 L, Auto (AM-S7)

10

Minicompacts

Ferrari California, 8 cyl, 4.3 L, Auto (AM7)

15

Subcompacts

Bentley Continental GTC, 12 cyl, 6.0 L, Auto (S6)

Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible FFV, 12 cyl, 6.0 L, Auto (S6)

14†

14†

Compacts

Bentley Continental GT FFV, 12 cyl, 6.0 L, Auto (S6)

Chevrolet Camaro, 8 cyl, 6.2 L, Auto (S6)

Mercedes-Benz CL600, 12 cyl, 5.5 L, Auto (5)

Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG, 12 cyl, 6.0 L, Auto (5)

Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Auto (S8)

Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Auto (S8)

14†

14

14

14

14

14

Midsize

Bentley Mulsanne, 8 cyl, 6.8 L, Auto (S8)

Ferrari FF, 12 cyl, 6.3 L, Auto (AM7)

Ferrari FF with Stop-Start option, 12 cyl, 6.3 L, Auto (AM7)

13

13

13

Large

Maserati Quattroporte, 8 cyl, 4.7 L, Auto (6)

Mercedes-Benz S600, 12 cyl, 5.5 L, Auto (5)

Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG, 12 cyl, 6.0 L, Auto (5)

Rolls-Royce Phantom, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Auto (S8)

Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB, 12 cyl, 6.7 L, Auto (S8)

14

14

14

14

14

Small Station Wagons

Cadillac CTS Wagon, 8 cyl, 6.2 L, Auto (S6)

14

Midsize Station Wagons

Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG (wagon), 8 cyl, 5.5 L, Auto (7)

18

*This is an electric vehicle. Since electricity is not measured in gallons, a conversion factor is used to translate the fuel economy into miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent (MPGe).

† Fuel economy when operated on gasoline.



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