Top 10 Best Gas Mileage Coupes and Compact Cars
If you are looking for a great coupe or compact car that gets excellent gas mileage, then you are living in a truly happy time. Gas prices are down, and today’s new cars are among the most fuel-efficient ever built! Whether you are looking for a more traditionally powered car or one of the many great new hybrids, here are the 10 best coupes and compacts that get outstanding gas mileage.
Surprisingly comfortable and relatively roomy, the Chevy Spark has a 130-hp engine and an automatic transmission that help the quick and nimble Spark to get up to 128 mpg in the city and 109 on the highway. The car’s ride is made smooth with StabiliTrak electronic suspension and driveline traction control.
The LEAF can carry up to four passengers for 126 miles per gallon in the city and 101 on the highway, while its 16-inch wheels improve traction and handling.
You can park in the smallest of places with the 500e, and travel a long way between stops, with an 11-hp motor and single-speed transmission enabling the Fiat to get up to 122 mpg in the city and 108 on the highway.
The Cruze offers the perfect mix of fuel efficiency, a roomy and comfortable ride, and great performance from its inline-four engine with inter-cooled turbo. You’ll enjoy every mile of the ride, while getting up to 27 mpg in the city and 46 on the highway.
If you don’t mind a cramped cabin, limited cargo space, and somewhat stiff ride, the Smart FourTwo will take you and one passenger up to 122 miles in the city and 93 on the highway from a single gallon of gas.
This diminutive BMW four-seater has a potent 170-hp motor and a single-speed automatic transmission that the manufacturer says gets 137 mpg in the city and 111 on the highway.
Nissan Sentra FE
The FE is one of the more affordable cars on the list, is reliable, and gets up to 30 mpg in the city and 40 on the highway, from its four-cylinder gasoline engine.
The e-Golf gets up to 126 mpg in the city and 105 on the highway from its 115-hp engine and single-speed transmission, but comes with a price tag that many might find discouraging.
The Mazda’s proprietary Skyactiv engine is potent, peppy, and capable of getting up to 30 mpg in the city and 41 on the highway, while carrying up to four passengers. Its increasingly rare manual transmission option makes it even sportier.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric
Luxury, comfort, and a high ticket price, make the B-Class Electric a great choice for those seeking the best in German luxury, while getting 85 mpg in the city and 82 on the highway.
Your Valley Chevy dealers have a wide selection of many of the best gas mileage coupes and compact cars available. Please visit any of your local Valley Chevy dealers today to see the full line of 2016 Chevy vehicles and take one for a test drive.