What Types of Cars Get Good Gas Mileage?


Quick Answer

The Toyota Prius, Honda Civic Hybrid, Smart Fortwo Coupe and Volkswagon Jetta TDI get excellent gas mileage, according to Bloomberg. Other top performers include the Nissan Altima Hybrid, Toyota Camry Hybrid and Mini Cooper.

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The Toyota Prius is a hybrid vehicle that combines a gasoline engine with an electric motor. The fuel tank holds 11.9 gallons. The Prius gets about 51 highway miles-per-gallon. Another Toyota model, the Honda Civic Hybrid, gets about 47 highway miles-per-gallon.

The Smart Fortwo Coupe is a two-seat vehicle with a 3-cylinder engine. This vehicle averages 38 highway miles-per-gallon. Smart also manufactures a fully electric version.

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