The 2015 Ford Escape front-wheel drive with a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine has an average fuel economy of 23 miles per gallon city and 32 miles per gallon highway. Fuel economy varies for other years and models of the Escape.
The fuel economy rating on a Ford F-150 pickup truck varies between 9 and 17 miles per gallon. Gas mileage depends on the year and model of the Ford F-150, as older generations generally used more gas to operate at the same level of efficiency of newer models.
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.
Without counting electric cars, the Toyota Prius Hybrid has the best fuel economy at 50 miles per gallon combined, as of 2015. The Toyota Prius V has the next best fuel economy at 42 miles per gallon combined.
There are several ways to compare gas mileage between vehicles including checking the window sticker at a car dealership or looking up the gas mileage on a car manufacturer website and comparing the results manually. It is also possible to use the comparison tool provided on the U.S. Department of E
Many possible factors can lead to poor gas mileage, including driving faster and more aggressively, which both cause the engine to require more fuel to perform less work. In addition to driving habits, using certairn vehicle accessories and features, such as air conditioning, worsens gas mileage by
The most effective way to use less fuel is to accelerate more slowly and avoid braking hard whenever possible. People driving trucks might also want to remove as much as they can from the truck bed.
As of 2015, small pickup trucks with the highest fuel efficiency ratings include the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier. This goes for the two-wheel drive models only, as the four-wheel drive versions generally get fewer miles to the gallon.
Drivers improve gas mileage by maintaining the vehicle, avoiding sudden speed changes, reducing resistance, and avoiding idling. Small changes to the way the driver uses and cares for the vehicle can significantly improve gas mileage.
Increase gas mileage by moderating driving habits and keeping tire pressure and alignment in order. Taken together, these changes increase fuel mileage by up to 20 percent.