The hybrids Toyota Prius, Honda Civic and Nissan Altima top the list of 2008's most fuel-efficient cars, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But three fuel-efficient SUV's are also high on the list.
Never believe an automaker that says it can't make a fuel-efficient SUV. With 34 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, the Ford Escape Hybrid, Mazda Tribute Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid are among the most fuel-efficient cars of any kind in 2008.
If you're in the market for a small car, a midsize sedan or even a station wagon, this list will help you identify the most fuel-efficient cars on the market in 2008.
Not everyone can invest in a new fuel-efficient car. These five tried-and-true gas-saving tips will help any driver save money.
Whether you drive a fuel-efficient car or not, simple vehicle maintenance and driving techniques can help you save up to 20% on fuel costs. That's like spending $3.20 for a gallon of gas, rather than $4.
The Natural Resources Defense Council has three simple tips to help the average driver save up to $800 on the cost of gasoline. And no, it doesn't mean shelling out thousands first to buy a fuel-efficient car like a Prius.
It might not sound like much, saving 3% on the cost of gas. But at $4 a gallon, and with a 10-gallon tank, that's $1.20 per fill-up. Some drivers can save as much as $20 per month by taking a single step: properly inflating tires.
The Alliance to Save Energy publishes a simple Web tool that helps you calculate how much gas you burn unnecessarily. Our blogger found she could save a whopping $433 a year 110 gallons of gas by reforming just a couple of her worst habits. How much can you save?
For every 5 mph you reduce highway speed, you can reduce fuel consumption by 7%. Avoiding herky-jerky stopping and starting, accelerating and decelerating, can save even more. A simple feature found in many models cruise control can help.
Hypermiling is the art of altering your vehicle's engine, and your own driving techniques, to make your car as fuel-efficient as possible. Our blogger tells you how.
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