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10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars

Charis had a nice article on Friday regarding the EPA’s just released 2013 fuel economy guide, and that included the top 10 most fuel efficient cars on the bottom of the post — all electric cars, of course. But for all those who didn’t realize that list would be included and didn’t open the article (and, of course, actually care what the most fuel efficient cars now are), here’s the list again:

1. 2013 Scion iQ EV 2013 Scion iQ EV Combined 121 City 138 / Highway 105
Electric Vehicle, Auto (AV)
2. 2013 Honda Fit EV 2013 Honda Fit EV Combined 118 City 132 / Highway 105
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
3. 2013 Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2013 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Combined 112 City 126 / Highway 99
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
4. 2013 smart fortwo cabriolet EV 2013 smart fortwo EV cabriolet Combined 107 City 122 / Highway 93
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
2013 smart fortwo coupe EV 2013 smart fortwo EV coupe Combined 107 City 122 / Highway 93
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
6. 2012 Ford Focus Electric 2013 Ford Focus Electric Combined 105 City 110 / Highway 99
Electric Vehicle, Auto (AV)
7. 2013 Tesla Model S 2013 Tesla Model S (60 kW-hr battery pack) Combined 95 City 94 / Highway 97
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
8. 2013 Tesla Model S 2013 Tesla Model S (85 kW-hr battery pack) Combined 89 City 88 / Highway 90
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
9. 2012 CODA Automotive CODA 2013 CODA Automotive CODA Combined 73 City 77 / Highway 68
Electric Vehicle, Auto (A1)
10. 2012 Chevy Volt 2013 Chevrolet Volt *Ranked by combined gas/electricity rating of 62 MPGe Combined 62 City 63 / Highway 61


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