THE TOP TEN Most Fuel Efficient Compact Cars in 2014
Fuel economy is an important decisive factor for any car buyer hunting for a car. This is in accordance with the fuel prices soaring sky high. People try to ensure that their cars use less fuel and achieve maximum road efficiency. 2014 seems to be an interesting year with a lot of compact cars in the market and luckily every auto manufacturer has emphasized not only on technology but fuel economy as well. Through this article, we will help you in deciding a fuel efficient car that suits you and your pocket.
Fuel economy is an important decisive factor for any car buyer hunting for a car. This is in accordance with the fuel prices soaring sky high. People try to ... more
Ford focus is a modern high-end vehicle available in hatchback and sedan style. The fuel economy, handling and safety are the outstanding features of this car. The vehicle is motorized with 2.0 liter gasoline 4-cylinder with direct injection technology and produces 160 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque combined with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed dual clutch automated manual transmission. The fuel economy is impressive with 27 miles per gallon in city and 37 mpg on the highway
Honda civic is marching ahead with its inclusion of latest dashboard technology. The automaker with their latest offering have worked well in the fields of safety and fuel economy with an engine of 1.8liter powered with 143 horsepower bump and 128 pound/feet of torque. The fuel efficiency comes on an average 28/36/31 mpg city/highway/combined
Nissan Sentara is a beautiful creation with comfort and fuel efficiency topping the list of most outstanding features of the car. It has 1.8 liter 4-cylinder engine fueling 130 horsepower and 128 lb/ft of torque granting 30mpg in the city, 39 on the highway and 34 in combined driving making the drive pleasurable
Kia Forte comes with spacious interiors and a lot of tech features to boast of. It is loaded with 2.0 liter with 173 horsepower and 154 pound-feet of torque. The vehicle is equipped with optional six-speed transmission making the drive smooth and delightful. It gives a notable 40 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg combined.
Hyundai Elantra steals the show with its stylish exterior notable fuel efficiency and a new “sport-tuned” suspension. The vehicle is power-driven with 2.0 liter four-cylinders that generate 173 horsepower and 154 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy stands at 24 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway and 24/33 mpg with the six-speed transmission.
Chevrolet Cruz is superbly spacious suited for tall drivers as well. It has three engine options. Among the three on offer, the smaller engine is the best with refined model, excellent fuel efficiency and ease in driving. It is powered with 1.4 liter and has the best gas mileage rating of 33 mpg combined.
Dodge Dart stands out with its individual style, turbo-power engines, excellent fuel economy and some striking tech features. It offers three engines. Most Dart models use 2.4 liter 4-cylinder producing 184 horsepower. The gas mileage received with the engine is 23 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway with the 6-speed manual. 6-speed automatic transmission makes 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
Toyota Corolla 2014 offers advanced technology along with every customer’s desire – good fuel economy. The base engine has 1.8 liter with 4-cylinder and produces 132 horsepower accompanied with 128 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy ratings are 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway with the manual transmission.
The redesigned Mazda 3 is truly attention-grabbing. The noticeable features of the car are a new navigation system and bumped up fuel efficiency. The base engine with 2.0 liter four—cylinder generates 155 horsepower and 148 pound-feet that may reach 150 with 6-speed automatic transmission. The mileage given is 29 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway and 37.7 mpg combined. It gives good acceleration.
The ES is looking to change up its winning formula with more style, size and, for the first time, a hybrid offering.
[source: auto mechanic Glen Waverley ]
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