Best Mileage for Alt-Fuel Cars

Best Mileage for Hybrids, Diesel and Electric Vehicles

Each year, the EPA compiles its Fuel Economy Guide to educate car buyers on fuel-efficient vehicles. The following hybrid and alternative-fuel cars, trucks and SUVs have the best fuel economy within the listed vehicle classes. See the best mileage for gas-only powered cars here. Compare estimates for all vehicles at fueleconomy.gov.

Hybrid Cars, SUVs and Trucks
Each class includes the 2014 gas-electric vehicles with the best mileage estimates in that category.
Class Leaders City MPG Highway MPG
Hybrids/Passenger Cars
Toyota Prius 51 48
Toyota Prius Plug-In 51 49
Honda Accord Hybrid 50 45
Ford Fusion Hybrid (FWD) 47 47
Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid 47 46
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 45 45
Hybrids/SUVs
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid 32 28
Lexus RX 450h 32 28
Infiniti QX60 Hybrid (FWD) 26 38
Diesel Cars and SUVs
Each class includes the 2014 diesel vehicles with the best mileage estimates in that category. All segment ranges and averages include both automatic-transmission cars and manual-transmission cars.
Class Leaders City MPG Highway MPG
Diesel Cars
BMW 328d 32 45
Volkswagen Passat TDI 31 43
Volkswagen Golf TDI 30 42
Volkswagen Jetta TDI 30 42
Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec 28 45
Diesel SUVs
Mercedes-Benz GLK250 Bluetec
24 33
Audi Q5 TDI 24 31
Jeep Grand Cherokee 22 30

Source: EPA's 2014 Fuel Economy Guide

Electric Vehicles
Each class includes the 2014 electric vehicles with the best mileage estimates in that category.
Class Leaders City MPG Highway MPG
Electric Cars
Chevrolet Spark EV 128 109
Honda Fit EV 132 105
Fiat 500e 128 108

Source: EPA's 2014 Fuel Economy Guide

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