Mileage Challenge

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

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

Which Compact SUV Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek on Mon May 25 23:01:32 GMT-06:00 2015

Our Challenge judges racked their brains over scoring the quality, driving refinement and comfort of each SUV, but fuel economy observed ove… Read More

Cars.com $26,000 Midsize Sedan Showdown: Mileage Results

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Dec 27 00:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

We took six of the top-selling, most fuel-efficient cars in the U.S. and pitted them against each other. How’d they do in our mileage drive? While Nissan's redesigned 2013 Altima may have the highest EPA-estimated mileage rating among family sedans,… Read More

Extreme Commuting in the 2011 Audi TT, 2011 Chevy Equinox, 2012 Dodge Charger R/T

By Joe Bruzek on Thu Sep 08 00:48:00 GMT-06:00 2011

More often than not, buyers of all-wheel-drive cars and SUVs must deal with worse gas mileage compared with their two-wheel-drive counterparts. The 2011 Audi TT now only comes with all-wheel drive — a front-wheel-drive option was eliminated for 2010 —… Read More

Mileage Challenge 7.3: Our Favorite

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Oct 19 19:26:43 GMT-06:00 2010

Our latest mileage challenge revealed the Volkswagen Golf TDI as the most efficient of our high-mileage hatchbacks. However, mileage alone doesn’t make up a buyer’s mind when car shopping, especially considering that between our mileage challenge’s winner and loser the… Read More

Mileage Challenge 7.2: The Results

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Oct 19 04:34:21 GMT-06:00 2010

Gas, diesel or hybrid? That’s the question we set out to answer in our latest mileage challenge of small, sporty cars. There’s the hybrid Honda CR-Z, the diesel Volkswagen Golf TDI and the conventionally powered Mini Cooper. Combined EPA fuel-economy… Read More

Mileage Challenge 7.1: Efficient, Small and Fun

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Oct 18 06:31:00 GMT-06:00 2010

Expensive electric-powered cars are getting all the attention lately, but there are still plenty of small, efficient cars with small price tags being introduced on the market. For our latest mileage challenge we decided to take out three cars with… Read More

Mileage Challenge 6.3: Final Thoughts

By Joe Bruzek on Thu Jul 01 04:12:00 GMT-06:00 2010

Tooling around in four subcompacts all day to rack up miles for our latest Mileage Challenge left us with many comparisons between the 2011 Ford Fiesta SES, 2010 Honda Fit Sport, 2010 Nissan Cube Krom and 2010 Scion xD. Some… Read More

Mileage Challenge 6.2: The Results

By Joe Bruzek on Wed Jun 30 03:04:00 GMT-06:00 2010

For our most recent mileage challenge we tested four subcompacts to see how they stacked up when the wheels hit the real world. This challenge’s players include the all-new 2011 Ford Fiesta SES with an impressive 38 mpg rating to… Read More

Mileage Challenge 6.1: Subcompacts

By Joe Bruzek on Tue Jun 29 03:44:00 GMT-06:00 2010

For those who want to downsize into a smaller car, there are now significantly more options to do so and not be left in a bean-sized and shaped econo-box. Enter our most recent mileage challenge where we picked four examples… Read More