Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient SUVs

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient SUVs

4. Mazda CX-5 2WD - 29 MPG Combined

The Mazda CX-5 with its SkyActiv technology lands it on our list thanks to its 29 MPG combined rating. Priced from $22,190, the compact crossover SUV comes equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine as standard that gets it 26 MPG in the city and 35 MPG on the highway in front-wheel-drive form. Those figures drop slightly if you’re opting for an automatic transmission, getting you the same MPG in the city but 32 MPG on the highway. All-wheel-drive owners will see 25 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway. The 2.0-liter powerplant is good for 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque.

SEE ALSO: 2013 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2014 Mazda CX-5

  • MistyGreen

    Rav4 EV! 😛

  • ColumWood

    Good point. It’s technically number 1 but we chose to leave it off the list as it’s ultra low volume.

  • Mac1977

    Not one SUV made the list. These are all CUVs. There is a difference.

  • The Final Say

    Good thing you let us know.

  • Mac1977

    Good thing you pointed it out.

  • Alfie

    Good thing.

  • Painter

    Just good

  • Ginny Chan

    It’s too bad that image has rendered the public leery of the much more practical minivan, in favor of the SUV. Funny how, in eschewing the body-on-frame design of earlier generations, and adopting the construction of the minivan, the SUV has become even more the thing. I drive a Toyota Sienna, which seats 8, is extremely comfortable, only costs $30 to fill up, only costs $25/month to insure (thanks to Insurance Panda), and outperforms most SUVs on safety tests…. I love my Sienna and wish people with families would start considering minivans more than SUVs.

  • Gus

    Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4?

  • Drumpy

    It is sad when ‘mom vans’ and glorified ‘hatchbacks’ are considered SUV’s…. Show us some proper SUV’s with some actual fuel economy stats!


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