Best Gas Mileage Cars for 2009

Best Gas Mileage Cars for 2009
November 28 00:00 2008 Print This Article

2009 toyota corolla

With the world going through some bit of economic turmoil, trying to get the most out of every dollar becomes a necessity. Trying to save money becomes even more essential in many aspects of daily life.

This also includes deciding on which cars to buy. People may want to choose and buy those cars with the best mileage this time in order to save up and economize. And for 2009, this might offer some of the best choices.

2009 Chevrolet Aveo

The 2009 Chevrolet Aveo may be one of the most affordable of cars of its line for next year. Considering that its starting price tag is just US$12,830, it really is attractive enough for a four-door sedan.

With a 1.6 liter four cylinder engine on board, this car gives 27 miles for every gallon of fuel when used for city driving. Highway cruising puts the EPA mileage estimate for this car at 34 miles to the gallon.

2009 Toyota Corolla

This car may be as good as it gets when it comes to good mileage and affordability, considering that its from Toyota. Its US$ 16,070 starting price makes it a good family car to consider for starters.

With a 1.8 liter four cylinder engine, the 2009 Corolla is estimated to give 27 miles to the gallon in the city and 30 mpg while on the highway.

Smart Fortwo

This unique vehicle may be the best choice for a couple or even for individual drivers used to city driving. The Smart Fortwo may be one of the best compact cars around offering the most mileage. This two door Smart car is quite stylish and cool enough to drive around despite its diminutive look.

At a starting price of US$11,590, it is quite affordable enough also. With its 1 liter, compact three cylinder engine and EPA mileage estimates at 33 mpg for city driving and 41 for the highway, this small but dependable car makes it even more appealing to drive around the city.

2009 Ford Escape Hybrid

For SUV’s, getting even more fuel efficient is now on everyone’s minds. The 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid offers consumers a good alternative for an SUV with better fuel efficiency. EPA estimates for this SUV hybrid stands at 34 mpg for city driving and 31 mpg for the highway.

This car is equipped with a 2.5 liter, four cylinder engine aside from an electric motor to power it. Its US$29,000 starting price tag may be something for consumers to consider, but it is as good as SUV hybrids go.

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