Fuel Efficiency Versus Performance

You are thinking of buying a car. That is not all you have to think about. Before you can finally relax and say it is all a smooth ride hence forth, you have to put into consideration other costs that come along with owning a car. Refill costs, insurance and maintenance are just but some of the costs you have to put up with all through. However, of all the costs incurred, one in particular is quite the challenge for many people. Refilling the tank is a cost you will have to undertake more frequently than you would like. In real sense, it could end up costing you a fortune.

Before you say yes to the deal, make sure you are aware of what you will be spending. Take a step back and asses the future. Notably, it is quite difficult to get an efficient fuel consuming car that does not compromise on performance. This is the fear experienced by many car owners. Wait a minute. This should not be a problem at this time. The advancement in technology has enable car manufacturers to come with vehicles that give you the quality performance you desire at no extra fuel consumption.

Below is a countdown of the top 10 cars that will blow your mind in terms of both performance and fuel efficiency

10. Ford Focus Sedan 2.0L 6AT

The 37 miles per gallon rate is shared by numerous cars in the market today. Therefore, this is not what makes this Ford Focus Sedan our number 10 pick. It holds this position due to its unique combination of low fuel consumption with advanced technology that makes the car run so efficiently.

9. Mazda 6 2.5L 6AT

The Mazda 6 is definitely the car to have if you like being in control. Not only are you in control of the car in terms of steering and breaking, you are also in control of your wallet. The Mazda 6 is rated 38 miles per gallon making it fuel efficient and a driver’s best companion.

8. VW Jetta SportWagen 2.0L TDI Diesel 6AT
Running on diesel, the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen is a force to reckon with. It effortlessly combines power with design and functionality. Its diesel efficiency is rated at 39 miles per gallon.

7. Mazda 6 2.5L 6MT
Unlike its automatic counterpart, the Mazda 6 manual is considered the more fuel efficient vehicle. It is rated 40 miles per gallon of fuel. It goes beyond efficiency to offer both visual appeal as well as performance. This manual version will not disappoint you.

6. Mazda 3 Sedan 2.0L 6AT/6MT
Sixth on our list is the Mazda 3 Sedan; and with good reason. The sleekness of the body coupled with a powerful engine makes this Mazda one of the top dogs. If you are out looking for performance, precision, agility and much more, all packed into one, then the Mazda 3 Sedan is the car for you. Rated 41 miles per gallon, this fuel efficient car is a good economic choice.

5. VW Golf 2.0L TDI Diesel 6AT/6MT
The Volkswagen has had a long history of use and the Golf TDI is a perfect example. This model uses advanced technology to effectively combust air and fuel to make the vehicle more fuel efficient. It records an amazing 42 miles per gallon of diesel on the highway. The VW Golf comes in both automatic and manual versions both of which are diesel efficient.

4. VW Passat 2.0L TDI Diesel 6MT
And the Volkswagen reign continues. The Passat is widely known for its fuel efficiency recording 43 miles per gallon. It is a perfect blend between beauty and functionality with an addition of power to ensure performance of the highest quality. The Volkswagen Passat runs on a diesel engine making it even more pocket friendly.

3. Mitsubishi Mirage 1.2L CVT

The Mitsubishi Mirage is a one of a kind vehicle. Being the only vehicle that registers a 44 mile per gallon record, the Mirage is quite economic friendly. Although not quite the looker, the Mitsubishi Mirage is a viable choice for many.

2. Ford Fiesta SFE 1.0L 5MTyrd
With the Ford Fiesta SFE, there are no compromises. The fuel efficiency, the performance, the design, the comfort; it is all there. This is one of the most fuel efficient vehicles there is, bringing in 45 miles per gallon on the highway.

1. Chevrolet Cruze 2.0L Diesel 6AT
All bragging rights go to the Chevrolet Cruze. This amazing model will leave your mouth agape with its power and performance. The Cruze is not only economical; it is also a high performance vehicle that blends style with efficiency. The Chevrolet Cruze records 46 miles per gallon of diesel. The mandarin cars can move up to speeds of 700 miles with uttermost precision. If you are looking for perfection then the Chevrolet Cruze is as close as you get