Fuel Economy

Here’s How Far We Went on Electricity Alone in a BMW X3 Plug-In Hybrid

By Aaron Bragman on January 25, 2021

Plug-in hybrid vehicles are an increasingly unusual choice for consumers looking for something that boosts gas mileage on their daily commutes. They’re somewhat imperfect in that they have two powe... Read More
Which Automaker Has the Best MPG Cars?

By Brian Normile on January 11, 2021

The EPA has released its annual Automotive Trends Report for 2020, which includes data on which manufacturers make the most fuel-efficient vehicles, calculating fleetwide fuel economy ratings for a... Read More
2021 Nissan Kicks Review: Same Value, More Friendly

By Aaron Bragman on January 6, 2021

Are the subtle updates to the 2021 Nissan Kicks subcompact SUV enough to keep it relevant in this highly competitive class? Find out in our review. Read More
2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review: A More Advanced Transportation Appliance

By Aaron Bragman on December 31, 2020

Smooth, quiet and comfortable, the 2021 Camry Hybrid is still a pleasant transportation device, but the value equation for its extra-cost hybrid powertrain is questionable. Read More
Here’s the MPG We Got in a 2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid

By Aaron Bragman on December 3, 2020

It might be an odd time to think about buying a hybrid vehicle, given that a lot of us have been stuck home for months, road trips and commuting have diminished, and gasoline prices have held stead... Read More
2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Quick Spin: Big, Smooth, Probably Efficient

By Aaron Bragman on November 10, 2020

For the 2021 model year, Honda has given all the Accords a light refresh inside and out, hoping to keep consumer interest in the waning mid-size sedan class; here’s our take on the 2021 Honda Accor... Read More
2020 Kia Niro PHEV Review: Old-School Hybrid With Old-School Issues

By Aaron Bragman on November 6, 2020

The 2020 Kia Niro PHEV’s efficiency, practicality and utility are outweighed by its unpleasant driving experience. Read More
What Is Good Gas Mileage?

By Rick Popely on October 31, 2020

When someone asks if a car “gets good gas mileage,” one logical response is: Compared to what? Read More
2021 Toyota RAV4: Everything You Need to Know

By Jennifer Geiger on October 14, 2020

Here is a roundup of our comprehensive coverage on each version of the 2021 Toyota RAV4. Read More
10 Biggest News Stories of the Week: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Can’t Socket to Volkswagen ID.4 EV

By Matt Schmitz on October 14, 2020

Our visual preview of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, the German automaker’s first long-range electric vehicle for the U.S. market, took the No. 1 spot this week. Read More
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