- March 29, 2012
Top 10 High Mileage Cars of 2012
Price hike is affecting the world economy all over and increase in gas prices have led everyone to buy a car that is fuel efficient, gives high mileage and runs on the robust engine. We have compiled a list of top 10 high mileage cars that are great fuel savers. Let’s have a look at them.
- 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrid
- 2012 Honda Insight
- 2012 Chevrolet Volt
- 2012 Volkswagon Jetta TDI
- 2012 Chevrolet Cruze ECO
- 2012 Hyundai Elantra
- 2012 Ford Focus SFE
- 2012 Ford Fusion
- 2012 Honda CR-V
- 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander ES
1. 2012 Toyota Prius Hybrid
Estimated EPA Ratings: 51mpg city/48 mpg hwy
Toyota Prius Hybrid is the No.1 on our list with impressive mileage. The 1.8-Liter Aluminum 4-cylinder DOHC 16-Valve with Variable Valve Timing gives a powerful performance. EV, ECO and Power mode gives easy cruising. However, the electric motor coupled with batter and gasoline engine gives a combined output of 138 hp. The front wheel drive lets you drive this vehicle easily even on hilly paths.
2. 2012 Honda Insight
Estimated EPA Ratings: 41 mpg city/44 mpg hwy
Not just an outlook and comfortable interior but the hybrid engine of Honda Insight makes it more demanding. The 1.3-liter, 8-valve, i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine and DC-brushless electric motor, with Integrated Motor Assist give more mileage. With regular unleaded fuel it can give more miles and 10.6 gal of fuel capacity let you drive it on longer routes without the worry of fuel refilling.
3. 2012 Chevrolet Volt
Estimated EPA Ratings: 35mpg city/40 mpg hwy
Chevrolet Volt is versatile and its uniqueness is due to the fact that alone with electric motor it can run 35 miles. However, with gasoline engine it can run upto375 miles. The Electronic Fuel Injection gives more fuel efficiency and more mileage.
4. 2012 Volkswagon Jetta TDI
Estimated EPA Ratings: 30mpg city/42 mpg hwy
Volkswagon Jetta TDI is equipped with the TDI Clean Diesel engine that is not only fuel efficient but also give less carbon emissions. The output power of 148 hp is generated which can take the car to run more miles. The 2.0L, 8-valve and 2.5L, 20-valve engines give powerful performance. The speedy acceleration is achieved by 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmission
5. 2012 Chevrolet Cruze ECO
Estimated EPA Ratings: 28mpg city/42 mpg hwy
Not only compactness is the best feature of Chevrolet Cruze ECO but efficient fuel economy is achieved with 1.4 L turbocharged engine. The fastest acceleration and an output power of 138 hp depict its greater power and outstanding performance. The 6- speed transmission let you drive this vehicle smoothly.
6. 2012 Hyundai Elantra
Estimated EPA Ratings: 29mpg city/40 mpg hwy
Hyundai Elantra is not only best in price but also gives the best fuel economy. The 6- speed manual and automatic transmission with ShiftTRONIC can give fastest acceleration. The 1 .8L 4-cylinder engine with D-CVVT is robust and an impressive output of 148 hp is generated.
7. 2012 Ford Focus SFE
Estimated EPA Ratings: 28mpg city/40 mpg Hwy
The new Ford Focus with available sport- tuned suspension will definitely let you drive on roads with efficient fuel economy and more mileage. The 2.0L Ti-VCT GDI I-4 engine can give powerful performance. The six- speed PowerShift with Automatic Transmission give fastest acceleration and new Electronic Power Assist gives more control over the car and assist to the driver.
8. 2012 Ford Fusion
Estimated EPA Ratings: 23mpg city/33 mpg hwy
Ford has never disappointed its fans and offers three engine types to give the best fuel economy. Three choices of engine include 2.5 L Duratec16VI4 engine, 3.0 LDuratec24 V Flex Fuel V6 engine and 3.5 L Duratec24V V6 engine. The 6-speed Manual, Automatic and SelectShift Automatic with Thumb Shifter gives outstanding performance. FWD can give the powerful drive with 17.5 gal of fuel capacity. Flex Fuel capability let this vehicle to run on unleaded gasoline.
9. 2012 Honda CR-V
Estimated EPA Ratings: 23mpg city/31 mpg hwy
With all the bold look and spectacular interior , the new Honda CR-V is designed to give efficient fuel economy. The 185-hp, DOHC i-VTEC engine can generate more output power than any other vehicle. Grade Logic Control and Hill Start Assist gives more control while cruising. ECO Assist is the new feature which improves fuel economy and gives boost to the engine.
10. 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander ES
Estimated EPA Ratings: 23mpg city/28 mpg hwy
The powerful and sturdy Mitsubishi Outlander ES runs with roaring power . The 2.4L DOHC MIVEC I4 engine can give amazing performance and more miles are covered. The CVT Sportronic transmission gives speedy acceleration. The fuel capacity of 16.6 gal gives higher mileage and greater fuel efficiency.