Hybrid cars of today offer the most discerning driver the best fuel efficiency cars. But not everyone is a fan of hybrids.
Some prefer good old fashions gas-powered vehicles.
The best fuel cars on the market will provide you with more than 40-mpg.
Car and Driver came up with a better test of fuel efficiency.
Each of these cars was tested on a 20-mile trip using the cruise control as much as possible while maintaining a speed of 75-mph.
Car and Driver tested over 400 non-hybrid vehicles.
If you’re looking for something that is not a hybrid, consider one of these models, rated the best fuel cars on the market.
Toyota Camry Sedan Automatic
In 2018, the popular Toyota Camry got a redesign, and the new four-cylinder is a lot more fun to drive.
It comes in with the highest rating at a highway estimate of 45-mpg.
Both versions of the car, the SE sporty version, and the standard trim version, both blew away the EPA rating of only 39-mpg.
This car features a 2.5 liter inline four-cylinder with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
It beat out several hybrids on the trip, including the Toyota Camry Hybrid.
Honda Civic Sport Manual
Driving a manual is fun, and the Honda Civic Sport is no exception.
Coming in at 43-mpg, this turbocharged, 1.5 liter inline-four, six-speed manual beat out the EPA rating of 38-mpg.
While there are various versions of this car on the road, it was the sporty hatchback model that topped the fuel-economy drive Car and Driver put it through.
However, don’t count out the CVT-equipped Civic Touring sedan which still came in at an impressive 41-mpg on the 200-mile test.
Hyundai Electra Eco
The Hyundai Electra Eco is an impressive little car, coming in with a whopping 43-mpg.
This turbocharged 1.4 liter inline-four cylinder is a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic had no problem beating out the EPA rating it was given.
Fun fact: the Elantra Limited, which features a 2.0 liter inline-four with a six-speed automatic transmission came in with 42-mpg in the real-world test.
So, if you aren’t a fan of eco-cars, you can still enjoy the higher fuel efficiency that Electra gives you.
Kia Forte Sedan Automatic
In 2019 the Kia Forte Sedan got a redesign, but that didn’t stop it from being one of the most fuel-efficient cars on the road.
Car and Driver’s real-world test saw this 2.0 liter inline-four, six-speed automatic hit 42-mpg, 5-mpg more than the EPA gave it.
This is a comfortable sedan that doesn’t disappoint, and it is expected to continue rating above the 40-mpg in the future.
Jaguar XE 20d Diesel AWD
The one diesel on this list just happens to be the Jaguar XE 20d.
It’s a turbo-diesel, 2.0 liter inline-four eight-speed automatic that is as classy as it is fuel-efficient.
Coming in at 42-mpg on the Car and Driver test, this sedan is expected to travel up to 620 miles on a single tank of gas, taking the stress of filling up out of any long trip.