Stay safe AND save at the pump
Looking to purchase a safe, fuel efficient car? This is a list of the top 10 list of the safest, most fuel efficient cars available in showrooms today.
The vehicles on this list earned a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and achieve a minimum score of 38 combined MPG according to EPA tests. Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles are excluded from the list.
An an honorable mention, the plug-in hybrids that have earned a five-star NHTSA safety rating are the 2014 Chevrolet Volt, 2014 Tesla Model S, 2014 Honda Accord plug-in hybrid and 2014 Ford Fusion Energi.
Other notable mentions that barely missed the list is the 2014 Scion tC, which gets a 36-MPG combined rating and the 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Eco with a 35-MPG combined rating.