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What are the Top Ten Non-Hybrid Cars That Get Over 30mpg?


Lately it seems that hybrids get all the attention for being fuel-efficient, but there are a handful of non-hybrid cars that get close to the same levels as the hybrids. In the US this list is dominated by Honda, Toyota and Nissan. Only one European model made the list, the MINI. The big question is: Why aren't there any models from Ford, GM or Chrysler on this list?

Top 10 non-hybrid cars that get 30mpg or more:

Honda Fit: 33 Combined - 31 city / 37 highway

Toyota Yaris: 36 Combined - 34 city / 39 highway


Nissan Versa: 32 Combined - 30 city / 36 highway

MINI Cooper: 33 Combined - 30 city / 37 highway

Honda Civic: 33 Combined - 30 city / 40 highway

Toyota Corolla: 33 Combined - 30 city / 38 highway

Nissan Sentra: 32 Combined - 29 city / 36 highway


Hyundai Accent: 31 Combined - 28 city / 37 highway

Kia Rio: 32 Combined - 29 city / 38 highway

Mazda 3: 31 Combined - 28 city / 35 highway

Note that these figures are based on the current 2006-2007 combined fuel economy statistics from fueleconomy.gov. They will be modified for the 2008 model year.

Full Story: egmcartech

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