06-14-2011, 04:55 PM
Join Date: Feb 2011
Best small cars for fuel economy for summer 2011
What will you be driving this summer?
Are you going to stick with your current vehicle or look into buying a vehicle with better fuel economy? The cars listed below are said to be the best small cars for fuel economy for summer 2011.
With what you have in mind for your ideal fuel efficient vehicle, including all the features, comfort & styling in mind, which car below would you get.
If youíre looking to downsize your fuel guzzler for a fuel sipper, a small car may be the way to go. Small cars provide the best combination of fuel economy and price, plus many of the newest models are also relatively safe, having performed well in crash tests and in Consumer Reports dynamic tests. However, some small cars are better than others, and below we highlight the most fuel-efficient models in our ratings.
These lists feature results from our latest tests of the most efficient subcompact, small cars, small wagons, and hatchbacks currently on sale. But since there is more to choosing a car than fuel economy, itís important to look for cars which perform well and are reliable and safe. After checking out the lists, you can click over to our model overview pages where you can get our full ratings on the vehicles listed, as well as pricing, reliability, and much more.
Model: Smart ForTwo Passion (2-door hatchback)
Model: Ford Fiesta SE (sedan)
Model: Toyota Yaris (sedan)
Model: Honda Fit (hatchback)
Model: Mazda2 Touring
Small wagons & hatchbacks
Model: Honda Insight (hybrid)
Model: Volkswagen Golf TDI (diesel, manual)
Model: Mini Cooper Clubman
Model: Toyota Matrix 1.8L
Model: Nissan Cube
Model: Toyota Corolla LE
Model: Hyundai Elantra GLS
Model: Kia Forte EX
Model: Mazda3 i Touring
Model: Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL