Cheapest Cars for Fuel 2016

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Best Model-Year 2016 MPG Ratings
CARS.COM — The most fuel-efficient model-year 2016 vehicles are listed below, ranked by lowest annual fuel cost as determined by the EPA. Find and compare estimates for all vehicles at fueleconomy.gov.

Vehicles are ranked by annual fuel cost.
Rank Make and Model Combined
MPG/MPG-E
Fuel* Annual
Fuel Cost
1. (tie)
BMW i3 BEV 124 E $550
1. (tie)
Chevrolet Spark EV 119 E $550
1. (tie)
Toyota Prius Eco 56 HEV $550
1. (tie)
Volkswagen e-Golf 116 E $550
5. (tie)
Fiat 500e 112 E $600
5. (tie)
Ford Focus Electric 105 E $600
5. (tie)
Kia Soul EV 105 E $600
5. (tie)
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 112 E $600
5. (tie)
Nissan Leaf 112 E $600
5. (tie)
Smart ForTwo electric drive 107 E $600
5. (tie)
Toyota Prius 52 HEV $600
5. (tie)
Toyota Prius c 50 HEV $600

*Fuel key: E=electric, HEV=hybrid-electric vehicle

All mpg figures are from the EPA and U.S. Department of Energy.

Annual fuel-cost estimates are EPA calculations based on the assumptions that you travel 15,000 miles per year (55 percent city, 45 percent highway) and that fuel costs are $3.61 a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline.

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