In a time of poor economy and when everyone is trying to save money it is no wonder that car manufacturers are working on a new breed of cars. These cars are best noted for their incredible gas mileage and the fact that they are not as hard on the environment as cars in the past have been.
1. Toyota Prius
These cars average an amazing 50 mpg…while getting the average 48 mpg in town and 51 mpg on the highway. This car offers a number of different green options including a solar powered ventilation system and glass moon roof on the newer models. These cars have been noted as the number one green car for many years.
2. Honda Insight
These cars boast an amazing average of 41 mpg while getting 43 mpg on the highway and 40 mpg in town. This is the most affordable hybrid car on the market and the price for one starts at just over $20,000 which is considerably less money than the others.
3. Ford Fusion Hybrid
The Ford Fusion Hybrid is a car that is known for its outstanding gas mileage while still being a larger car that offers more room and comfort than many of the traditional hybrids which are smaller and more uncomfortable. The car gets an average of 39 mpg while getting 41 mpg in town and 36 mpg on the highway.
4. VW Jetta Sportswagon TDI
The return of the Jetta has offered some great things including an average of 34 mpg with 30 mpg in town and 41 mpg on the highway. This car was even awarded the 2009 Green Car of the Year award for the amazing changes that were made.
5. MINI Cooper
The MINI Cooper has an average mpg of 32 mpg, while offering 37 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg in town. The MINI Cooper is best known for it’s ability to drive and handle like a sports car with amazing suspension and an ability to deliver in the area of performance.