Consumers who are concerned with fuel economy should consider a car that’s at least partially electric. These are the XX 2017 cars with the highest combined city/highway gas mileage as ranked by the Environmental Protection Agency and reported at fueleconomy.gov.
New to the United States as of spring 2017, this all-electric vehicle earns an incredible 150 city/122 highway miles per gallon. According to Hyundai, the car will be packed with comfort features in addition to the innovative powertrain, including Hillstart assist control, proximity key entry with push-button start, heated front seats, automatic climate control, a 7″ touchscreen display, HD and satellite radio, and much more. In addition to the electric version, the Ioniq is available as both a standard hybrid and plug-in hybrid. According to the EPA, this midsize sedan has a range of about 124 miles on a fully charged battery and will save the average driver $4,250 per year in fuel costs.
This luxurious yet efficient subcompact electric is powered by a 60-Amp-hour battery that provides 81 miles of range. The EPA estimates that drivers of the i3 can save around $4,000 per year in fuel costs. Reviewers from Car and Driver tout the car’s incredible handling, smooth operation, and quiet ride. While the exterior is removed from BMV’s usual sophisticated styling, those who don’t mind the hatchback’s unique look will appreciate its cutting-edge construction and features. Another version of the i3 BEV with a 94-Amp-hour battery has a longer range, but lower fuel economy (118 combined MPG).
Shaped like a small crossover, this all-electric Chevy earns an EPA-estimated 128 city/110 highway miles per gallon. In addition to ranking third by fuel economy alone, the Bolt has earned numerous industry accolades, including the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year award, the 2017 North American Car of the Year, and the 2017 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal. With a full charge, you’ll be able to go a whopping 238 miles, making this an ideal car for the eco-conscious road-tripper.
This electric version of Volkswagen’s perennial favorite earns 126/111 city/highway miles per gallon. Each charge will get you 124 miles, and the EPA estimates that the average e-Golf driver can save up to $4,000 per year. According to Volkswagen, the operation of the e-Golf is indistinguishable from that of the gas-powered classic, and it’s packed with features like a convenient smartphone app to manage your battery life and easy streaming for all your favorite media.