Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Non-Hybrid Family Sedans

Top 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Non-Hybrid Family Sedans

5. 2015 Subaru Legacy: 2.5-Liter, CVT – 26/36/30

If there was an automotive award for quirkiness Subaru would probably win it every year. This small Japanese brand isn’t afraid of going its own way, tenaciously clinging to boxer-type engines and all-wheel drive.

The Legacy is their midsize offering and it makes a strong case for itself in a crowded segment. With a continuously variable transmission and a 2.5-liter horizontally opposed four-cylinder it stickers at 26 miles per gallon in urban motoring and 36 on the highway; combined it clocks in at 30 MPG. Not bad for a vehicle with all-weather traction. Horsepower totals 175 while torque measures 174 lb-ft, a little less than some of its main rivals but it’s still in the ballpark. For more oomph a 3.6-liter boxer six is also available.

  • Honest Abe

    I’ll still take the Accord. Best damn family sedan you can buy.

  • Hans Moleman

    Get out of here with that Accord. The Passat is the best and this list just proves it!

  • Honest Abe

    The best at being unreliable?

  • Shiratori90


  • BimmerTechnik

    What about the BMW 328d? 32/45/37

  • Jack Daniels

    Mazda 6. The best and it still has a pulse.

  • Dave Foley

    Can we please have these lists on pages that at least have a third of the list on one page? This click-count BS has gone WAY too far. I never get to the end of them.

    When each click only gets me ONE piece of information, I really don’t care how much money you make off the ads. I bail quickly. Please stop. The writer and the content deserve more respect than that.