5 Best Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2016

a gas pump handle inserted into a fuel efficient car

Gas prices are unpredictable, and it can be hard to know whether the price will be increasing or decreasing. Because of this, there’s been a rise in popularity with fuel-efficient cars. If you’re looking for good vehicles that get high gas mileage, look no further!

Whether you’re a commuter, or just looking for some savings, here are the best five fuel-efficient cars on the market.

2016 Toyota Prius

When it comes to fuel-efficient cars, you can’t get much better than a Prius. This hybrid is known to get 51 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 48 mpg on the highway. This high mileage is mainly because at slower speeds, the electric motor takes control and runs your vehicle rather than using your gas. These cars have plenty of room for everyone and have a great crash test rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given this vehicle a “top safety pick” ranking. You can find the 20165 Toyota Prius for an MSRP of $30,000.

2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid

The 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid put Ford on the map of hybrids. This vehicle gets 42 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. There is enough seating for five people, which is unusual for hybrids. You can fully recharge the electric portion of this car in 2.5 hours, or you can rely on gas. Because it’s so light, you’re guaranteed to get great gas mileage even without using the electric battery. It comes with Sync, which allows you to make hands-free calling, music search and control, and voice control. The MSRP for the 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid starts at $24,170.

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Volkswagen is known for providing efficiency and luxury in one vehicle, and the 2016 Jetta Hybrid is no exception. This vehicle will get you 42 mpg city and 48 mpg highway. If you’re looking for more space, this car will also give you enough room for five passengers. The Jetta Hybrid also allows for heating of both the driver’s and passenger’s seat, as well as hands-free entry, rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, overhead console with storage, a USB port, and a memory card slot for all your favorite music. You can find this vehicle starting at $31,120 MSRP.

2016 Honda Civic Hybrid

The gas mileage of the Honda Civic has always been unparalleled, and the hybrid version took it one step further. The 2016 Honda Civic Hybrid brings it to the next level with 44 mpg in the city and 47 mpg on the highway. The control of this Civic is amazing, and since it’s so light, it hardly uses any fuel to drive from point A to point B. It comes loaded with lane departure warnings, a 7” LCD monitor, and Bluetooth capabilities. Despite being small, it offers enough room to comfortably seat four to five people. The MSRP for the 2016 Honda Civic Hybrid is $24,735.

2016 BMW 328d

Moving out of the hybrid range, the 2016 BMW 328d is the most fuel efficient vehicle you’ll find. This amazing model will give you 32 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway. It comfortably seats five people and is easily one of the most luxurious cars you’ll find for under $60,000. The base model comes with a sunroof and a voice activation Navigation system. The internal memory of the 2016 BMW 328d is 20 GB, which can include your favorite music and even some movies. If that’s not enough, it has Bluetooth capabilities as well. You can find this vehicle for an MSRP of $39,850.