The Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Factors like surging fuel prices and the large-scale increase in greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere have led to the increase in the demand for cars with high fuel economy. These days, the red hot buzz word in the auto industry is ‘green’. Carmakers are now focused to manufacture cars that are fuel efficient with high mpg (miles per gallon). This shift is a much needed one as the fuel economy standards are likely to get tougher in the future.
So, if you are thinking of getting a new car, keep this in mind.
To make your search easy, here is a list of some of the most fuel efficient cars of 2013:
Honda Fit EV
This car beats competition like no other. The perfect use of Honda’s Earth Dreams technology enables the Honda Fit EV to generate the highest miles per gallon. It has an impressive and a trendy car design with a 92 kilowatt motor that offers 188 lb-ft of toque and 77% increase over the gasoline version.
On a full charge, this beauty can go 132 mpg for city drive and 105 mpg for highway. The market value of this car is somewhere between $30,000 and $40,000.
Mitsubishi iMiEV Electric
This fuel efficient car comes second in mpg after Honda Fit EV. The Mitsubishi iMiEV Electric is a creation of Mitsubishi. The car uses the latest electric vehicle technology and offers unbeatable fuel efficiency. The best car range on a full charge for this car is 126 miles per gallon for city drive and 112 mpg for highway. Its starting price approximately $29,125.
Smart Fortwo Electric Drive
The small and compact design of this car combined with the high fuel efficiency and low price feature makes Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, a good option for many with a lower budget. This car has a range of 122 miles per gallon for city drive and 93 mpg for highway driving. It takes six hours to charge this ride fully with a 240 volt charger. The cost of Smart Fortwo Electric Drive is approximately $25,750.
Ford Focus BEV
This is an EPA certified electric focus sports car by Ford. It has a sleek look and its car range is 110 mile per gallon for city drive and 105 mpg for highway. This stylish fuel efficient car is worth $39,200.
So if you are looking for a fuel efficient car this year, then these might be worth a look!