With the price of gasoline creeping back up again, fuel economy will likely be a critical criterion among new-vehicle shoppers. In years past, this might have triggered a boost in small-car sales – but those days are over. We are here to provide you 20 Fuel-Efficient SUVs and 10+ Fuel Efficient Trucks.
20 Fuel-Efficient SUVs
1. Honda HR-V LX
Gas mileage (combined): 29
The Honda HR-V LX is a very fuel-efficient SUV with a 29 MPG (combined), 39 MPG (highway), and 20 MPG (city)gas mileage rating. The stock engine in the vehicle is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder rated at 141 horsepower coupled to either a six-speed manual or CVT.
When buying the auto-new, consumers can also choose to upgrade from front to all-wheel drive, and there are a number of other options available such as lane-departure warning, and a vehicle telematics system. The maximum speed of the HR-V LX is 117 MPH, and the SUV can go from zero to 60 MPH in 9.3 seconds.
2. Lexus NX300h
Gas mileage (combined): 29 MPG
The Lexus NX300h is one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs sold today. The luxury-styled hybrid SUV is powered by a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine combined with an electric motor to see a combined 29 MPG, 34 MPG (highway), and 23 MPG (city) gas mileage overall rating.
Unlike some other hybrids on the market, the auto can go from zero to 60 MPH in just 8.3 seconds, and the auto is rated as an exceptionally smooth and quiet drive compared to equivalent autos of the same class.
The vehicle comes stock with front-wheel drive, and the drivetrain power rating is 154 horsepower and 152 lb-ft of torque. The only transmission option sold with the vehicle is a CVT with manual shifting mode, and the maximum speed of the SUV is 117 MPH.