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The most fuel efficient cars for 2011


What follows is the list of the most fuel efficient vehicles as listed by the Environmental Protection Agency.  No surprise, but for the 2011 model year the most fuel efficient vehicles was the new Nissan Leaf plug-in, while the gas-electric hybrids round out the list.

Brand (EPA Rated- 2011) City Economy Highway Economy
2011 Nissan Leaf, Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1) City 106 Highway 92
2011 smart fortwo cabriolet, Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1) City 94 Highway 79
2011 smart fortwo coupe, Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1) City 94 Highway 79
2011 Chevrolet Volt, 4 cyl, 1.4 L, Auto (variable gear ratios), Premium, PHEV City 35 Highway 40
2011 Toyota Prius, 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 51 Highway 48
2011 Lexus CT 200h, 4 cyl, 1.8 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 43 Highway 40
2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid FWD, 4 cyl, 2.5 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 41 Highway 36
2011 Mercury Milan Hybrid FWD, 4 cyl, 2.5 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 41 Highway 36
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid FWD, 4 cyl, 2.5 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 41 Highway 36
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid, 4 cyl, 1.3 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 40 Highway 43
2011 Honda Insight Hybrid, 4 cyl, 1.3 L, Auto (variable gear ratios & AV-S7), Regular City 40 Highway 43
2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, 4 cyl, 2.4 L, Auto(6-spd), Regular City 35 Highway 40
2011 Honda CR-Z, 4 cyl, 1.5 L, Auto(AV-S7), Regular City 35 Highway 39
2011 Lexus HS 250h, 4 cyl, 2.4 L, Automatic (variable gear ratios), Regular City 35 Highway 34
Brand (EPA Rated – All Years)
Honda Insight Model Year 2000 Combined 53
Toyota Prius Model Years 2010-2011 Combined 50
Chevrolet Sprint ER Model Year 1986 Combined 48
Geo Metro XFI Model Years 1990-1994 Combined 47
Honda Civic CRX HF Model Years 1986-1987 Combined 46
Honda Civic HB VX Model Years 1994-1995 Combined 43
Honda Civic Hybrid Model Years 2006-2010 Combined 42
Honda Insight Model Years 2010-2011 Combined 41
Toyota Prius Model Years 2001-2003 Combined 41
Chevrolet Sprint Model Year 1989 Combined 41
Suzuki Swift Model Year 1989 Combined 41

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