Mileage

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Fred Meier on Wed May 10 05:30:01 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Plug-in hybrids are growing up, at least on paper. Some newer models appear to be able to put a real dent in your gasoline habit as well as offer enough utility to be a family's first, or only, vehicle.… Read More

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Fred Meier on Wed May 10 05:30:01 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Plug-in hybrids are growing up, at least on paper. Some newer models appear to be able to put a real dent in your gasoline habit as well as offer enough utility to be a family's first, or only, vehicle.… Read More

How Fuel Friendly Is the 2017 Kia Niro?

By Brian Wong on Wed Mar 22 05:30:40 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Kia is fond of calling the 2017 Niro the "un-hybrid," based on the way it drives and looks. It's also a not-so-subtle shot at the reigning eco king, the Toyota Prius, which wears its funky styling like a… Read More

Hyundai, Kia Settle 2012 Mileage Restatement

By Fred Meier on Thu Oct 27 13:03:02 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Hyundai and Kia announced today a settlement of investigations by 33 states and the District of Columbia into their 2012 restatement of fuel-economy ratings downward for many of their vehicles. The companies agreed to pay a total of $41.2 million… Read More

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Real-World Mileage

By Fred Meier on Tue Aug 30 05:00:39 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — After taking a year off, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back for the 2017 model year boasting the midsize hybrid sedan class' highest mileage ratings: 49/47/48 city/highway/combined mpg under the updated EPA ratings procedures for 2017 models. But do… Read More

Mileage Update: Long-Term Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI

By Brian Normile on Wed Aug 17 06:00:02 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — When we bought our 2013 Jetta SportWagen TDI, it had 20 months or 13,000 miles left on its warranty. In slightly more than seven months, we've already managed to put over 12,000 miles on it and we're showing… Read More

What Gas Mileage Does Our 2016 Volvo XC90 Get After 12,000 Miles?

By Joe Bruzek on Tue Jun 14 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The 2016 Volvo XC90 in Cars.com's long-term test fleet has guzzled fuel more efficiently in the second half of its 12,000 miles, improving on the 19.3 mpg we recorded during the first half of the year when the… Read More

2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco Rated 35 MPG, Starts at $21,485

By Joe Bruzek on Fri May 06 14:54:40 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco packs a punch with desirable features and an impressive EPA rating of 32/40/35 mpg city/highway/combined at an attractive starting price of $21,485 including  destination fee. Stepping into an Elantra Eco isn't much more… Read More

2017 Hyundai Elantra: Real-World Mileage

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Apr 28 05:00:58 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — When Hyundai redesigned the Elantra for 2017, the automaker missed the opportunity to leapfrog, or at least meet, the competition's fuel economy. With automatic transmissions, the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic and Chevrolet Cruze all have models getting get… Read More

What Gas Mileage Does Our 2016 Volvo XC90 Get After 6,000 Miles?

By Joe Bruzek on Thu Apr 07 05:00:44 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Our 2016 Volvo XC90 T6 isn't off to an efficient start. After spending 6,436 miles in Cars.com's long-term fleet, it's averaging 19.3 mpg — short of the T6 model's 20 mpg city and 22 mpg combined rating. The… Read More

Which V-8 Muscle Car Gets the Best Mileage?

By Brian Normile on Mon Mar 07 09:20:40 GMT-06:00 2016

Fuel economy isn't at the top of shoppers' lists when considering big V-8 muscle cars, either because of the way they'd like the cars to drive or because gas is at $2 a gallon. The average combined EPA rating of… Read More