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Cheapest Cars for Fuel 2018

Best Model-Year 2018 MPG Ratings
CARS.COM — The most fuel-efficient model-year 2018 vehicles are listed below, ranked by lowest annual fuel cost as determined by the EPA. Find and compare estimates for all vehicles at

Vehicles are ranked by annual fuel cost.
Rank Make and Model Combined
Fuel* Annual
Fuel Cost
1. Hyundai Ioniq Electric 136 E $500
2. Chevrolet Bolt EV 119 E $550
3. (tie) Nissan Leaf 112 E $600
3. (tie) Smart ForTwo Electric Drive 108 E $600
3. (tie) Ford Focus Electric 107 E $600
3. (tie) Kia Soul EV 105 E $600
3. (tie) Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In 119 Gas, E $600

*Fuel key: E=electric

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.'s Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. In line with's long-standing ethics policy, editors and reviewers don't accept gifts or free trips from automakers. The Editorial department is independent of's advertising, sales and sponsored content departments.