Top 8 Best New 2014 Cars for Gas Mileage
In today’s economy, and with the price of gas, more and more new car buyers have placed fuel economy at the very top of their list of priorities. Thankfully each year, as consumers demand better fuel economy, car companies are delivering better ways to power your car and producing more efficient vehicles.
8. 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
Number eight on our list is the ever-popular Toyota Prius. The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid gets an impressive EPA-estimated mpge (Miles Per Gallon Equivalent) of 59/56 city/highway. With it’s classic sleek and aerodynamic design as well as its large cargo area the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is sure to be a favorite among fuel conscious buyers.
7. 2014 Chevrolet Volt
Next up is the 2014 Chevrolet Volt. Boasting an excellent EPA-estimated mpge of 63/61 city/highway, the new Volt ranks high when it comes to fuel economy. It also has responsive handling and performance and a much better driving range than you can find in other plug-in hybrids in its class. All around the 2014 Chevrolet Volt is a great choice for anyone look for great fuel economy paired with versatility.
6. 2014 Toyota Rav4 EV
If you’re looking for a fuel-efficient SUV then the 2014 Toyota Rav4 EV is not to be missed. This all-electric SUV has a combined mpg of 76 and a city/highway rating of 78/74, which is virtually unheard of for an SUV. The 2014 Rav4 EV is an excellent option for those who want the benefits of an all-electric vehicle combined with the space and comfort of a compact SUV.
5. 2014 Ford Focus Electric
When it comes to fuel economy this all-electric vehicle is a great option. A single speed transmission paired with its electric engine offers fun driving dynamics particularly for an electric car. Add to that its combined mpge of 105 and its city/highway mpge of 110/99 and not only do you have a fun car to drive but it will also save you a bundle on gas.
4. 2014 Smart Fortwo EV Coupe
If you’re looking for the perfect city car it’s hard to beat the 2014 Smart Fortwo EV coupe. With its unique and unobtrusive design it’s extremely easy to park and a breeze to drive through urban traffic. It also has a surprising amount of interior space for its two passengers. Add to that its combined mpge of 107 and its city/highway mpge of 122/93 and the EV Coupe is definitely a “smart” choice.
3. 2014 Fiat 500e
When it comes to all electric cars the Fiat is one of the more stylish choices. With excellent interior design as well as a unique exterior you can be sure that this car isn’t your every day mini. It also has a surprisingly peppy engine for an all-electric car making it a blast to drive. Let’s not forget fuel economy where most electric cars truly shine, the 2014 Fiat 500e is no exception with its combined mpge of 116 and a city/highway mpge of 122/108.
2. 2014 Honda Fit EV
The number two car on our list gets the top spot for city driving with an mpge of 132 that far surpasses its competitors on our list. So if city driving is something you’ll be doing a lot of then you should definitely check out the 2014 Honda Fit EV. It also has the added bonus of being roomy, versatile, and fun to drive. This is an electric car that’s perfect for a family vehicle.
1. 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV
The car that takes the top spot on our list is the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV. With its combined mpge of 119 and its city/highway mpge of 128/119 the Spark EV outshines the competition in its overall mpge rating. That’s not the only area where it shines, however, the Spark EV offers a surprisingly fun drive thanks to its electric torque. It also offers one of the most affordable base prices at just under $28,000. When it comes to mpg rating, fun driving dynamics, versatility, and price you can’t beat the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV.
The 2014 model year is proving to be a great year for hybrid and electric cars. We’d be happy to help pair you up with a fuel efficient or all electric car that suits your needs. Give us a call today at (704) 596-4000 for our car dealership in Charlotte or (704) 875-6558 for our Huntersville office