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The 5 Most Fuel Efficient Cars of the Last 30 Years


Over the past 30 years, there have been many fuel efficient car options on the market.

The price of fuel has risen more and more every day. There are some people who do worry about excessive gas consumption or that their vehicles do not spend as much.

Today the electric vehicles (VE) and plug-in hybrids dominate fuel economy ratings, but not all customers have access to plug in their vehicles nightly or are not very convinced by these concepts.

Over the past 30 years there have been many fuel efficient car options on the market. So here we have rounded up 5 of the most fuel-efficient cars of the last 30 years.

5.- Toyota Prius

EPA Rating: 58 city / 53 highway / 56 combined mpg

He Toyota Prius The fourth generation debuted for the 2016 model year, including the Prius Eco with a combined fuel economy rating that topped the Honda insight 2000 as the most fuel efficient vehicle

Photo: Shutterstock

4.- Honda insight

EPA Rating: 49 city / 61 highway / 53 combined mpg

Honda insight It was the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle sold in the United States, and it reigned as the EPA’s most fuel-efficient vehicle for more than 25 years.

Photo: Honda

3.- Kia Niro FE

EPA Rating: 52 city / 49 highway / 50 combined mpg

He Niro is the first specially designed hybrid model of Kia and offers a 1.6-liter direct injection 4-cylinder engine, specifically designed for hybrid use, combined with a permanent magnet electric motor.

Kia niro
Photo: Kia

2.- Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Blue 2020-2021

EPA Rating: 50 city / 54 highway / 52 combined mpg

He Sonata Hybrid It’s also all-new with 686 miles of range and an EPA-estimated combined fuel economy of 52 mpg. It is powered by a 2.0-liter engine that produces 150 horsepower (hp) and 139 pound-feet of torque combined with a 39kW electric motor.

hyundai sonata 2016
Photo: Hyundai

1.- Toyota Corolla 2020-2021

EPA Rating: 53 city / 52 highway / 52 combined mpg

He Corolla Hybrid adopt the latest system Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive of the next-generation Prius, which combines a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine with two motors / generators and an electronically controlled continuously variable planetary transmission.

Toyota Corolla
Photo: Pixabay

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