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Best MPG Cars for City & Highway Commutes

See which vehicles best fit your commute

Last updated: January 25, 2017 01:00 PM

Depending on how you drive and what your typical commute looks like, you may want to compare how a vehicle fares in city versus highway mileage. If you are consistently in stop-and-go traffic, you want to find a car that uses the least gas in those situations. If you drive mainly on the highway, you can get up to double the city miles as cars typically use the least gas when driving at highway speeds. 

Check out our list of which vehicles have the best fuel economy in city or highway driving.

Click through the model names for the complete road test and ratings (available to online subscribers).

* = MPGe, mile-per-gallon equivalent. 

Best Highway MPG

If you drive mainly on the highway, these cars are the most fuel efficient.

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See our best and worst section to help filter down your purchase considerations. Plus, check out our guide to fuel economy for gas saving tips.



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