Don\u2019t Want an EV? Here Are Some High-Mileage Alternatives

Don’t want an EV? Not to worry, there are plenty of efficient alternatives. Here’s a sampling, with fuel-economy figures courtesy of the Department of Energy. Check out fueleconomy.gov for more ideas.

Base price: $23,400
Fuel economy: 54/56/55 city/hwy/combined mpg

There’s nothing flashy about the Ioniq. It is fuel efficient, though, and out of it grew a whole new Hyundai sub-brand.

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Base price: $28,000
Fuel economy: 133 mpg-e/54 mpg combined

EV driving range is just 25 miles. That said, if the average commute is really 16 miles you’re covered, as long as you can charge it at work.

READ MORE ABOUT THE PRIUS PRIME HERE

Base price: $23,400
Fuel economy: 53/52/52 city/hwy/combined mpg

Corollas ride a lot better than many small cars, and these latest Corollas are the best looking in quite some time.

READ MORE ABOUT THE COROLLA HYBRID HERE

Base price: $23,400
Fuel economy: 55/49/52 city/hwy/combined mpg

We have called this “the world’s most-efficient Civic.” The Insight is quite a bit more fun than a lot of hybrids.

READ MORE ABOUT THE HONDA INSIGHT HERE

Base price: $25,735
Fuel economy: 54/50/52 city/hwy/combined mpg

The good news is you can get all-wheel drive, and there is a long list of standard stuff. The bad news for Toyota is, there are plenty of hybrids out there that drive better.

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Base price: $27,279
Fuel economy: 51/53/52 city/hwy/combined mpg

If you’re going to consider a Camry, start with the TRD model.

READ MORE ABOUT THE CAMRY HYBRID HERE

Base price: $26,370
Fuel economy: 48/48/48 city/hwy/combined mpg

The Accord lineup offers something for everyone. This hybrid might be the best overall deal in this gallery.

READ MORE ABOUT THE ACCORD HYBRID HERE

Base price: $27,750
Fuel economy: 45/51/47 city/hwy/combined mpg

If your right foot is light enough, you can go 686 miles on a fill up in this baby.

READ MORE ABOUT THE SONATA HYBRID HERE

Base price: $41,810
Fuel economy: 43/44/44 city/hwy/combined mpg

As smooth and quiet as a midsize luxury car gets.

READ MORE ABOUT THE ES 300h HERE

Base price: $37,000
Fuel economy: 43/43/43 city/hwy/combined mpg

Avalons deliver a ton of large-car value in a smooth handling package.

READ MORE ABOUT THE AVALON HYBRID HERE

Base price: $35,100
Fuel economy: 43/41/42 city/hwy/combined mpg

The UX is actually quite entertaining to drive, for a crossover. AWD costs you 3 mpg.

READ MORE ABOUT THE LEXUS UX HYBRID HERE

Base price: $30,560
Fuel economy: 38 mpg combined

Now with more power, more torque, and more grip, American’s best-selling crossover gets the Accord’s hybrid drivetrain.

READ MORE ABOUT THE CR-V HYBRID HERE

Base price: $38,100
Fuel economy: 95 mpg-e/38 mpg combined

302 hp and can tow 2,500 pounds, and qualifies for the $7,500 tax credit.

READ MORE ABOUT THE RAV4 PRIME HERE

Base price: $26,830
Fuel economy: 26/35/30 mpg combined

C’mon, we couldn’t limit our gallery to ONLY hybrids and diesels. We had to include some summer fun.

READ MORE ABOUT THE MIATA HERE

Base price: $40,000
Fuel economy: 82 mpg-e/30 mpg

One of the best cars on the market, regardless of powertrain.

READ MORE ABOUT THE PACIFICA HYBRID HERE

Base price: $42,990
Fuel economy: 25/32/28 city/hwy/combined mpg

The Supra is here for the same reason as the Miata.

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Base price: $43,605
Fuel economy: 23/33/27 city/hwy/combined mpg

This is one quiet and refined diesel.

READ MORE ABOUT THE SILVERADO DIESEL HERE

Base price: $37,235
Fuel economy: 23/33/26 city/hwy/combined mpg

Plenty of torque and arguably the best full-size pickup interior in the business.

READ MORE ABOUT THE RAM TURBODIESEL HERE

Base price: $46,350
Fuel economy: 25/26/25 city/hwy/combined mpg

Twenty percent better mpg than the standard F-150 is significant.

READ MORE ABOUT THE F-150 HYBRID HERE


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