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The 40 Mpg Club’s Best Cars

Posted by on February 6, 2013 in Comparisons, Reviews - 1 Comment
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Here are the reviews of the best cars that come under the 40 mpg club. Now the value of 40 mpg is an average value and it is not compulsory that all cars mentioned in this review deliver the exact figure. The 40 mpg mileage can only be achieved under favorable conditions ie on highways. The exact value may come under the range of 37-40. The mileage factor also depends on many other factors like the driving style of an individual, the mode of transmission etc. Here is a glimpse of the reviews of 4 cars that belong to the 40 mpg club.

Chevrolet Cruze Eco 2011

This sedan offered by Chevrolet is capable of delivering around 40 mpg under favorable conditions. The majority of the users has claimed 28 mpg on city roads and the figure climbs up to 41 on highways. These figures can be achieved only with a manual mode of transmission. The Cruze Eco reaches the 0-60 mph mark within 10 seconds, which is a decent figure for a sedan that belongs to the 40 mpg club. The vehicle can accommodate 12.6 gallons of fuel in the tank.

Audi A3 TDI

Audi A3 TDI is equipped with a powerful turbo diesel engine which has a 2 liter capacity. The Audi A3 TDI is available in both the petrol and diesel variants. But the diesel variants are available only with 2-wheel drive option, that too with automatic mode of transmission. The market price of the car comes around $30,000. This figure is only applicable to the base models and you need to spend more for additional features. The A3 TDI can deliver a mileage of 30 mpg in city driving conditions. It may offer you around 42 mpg on the highways. The size of the fuel tank is 14.60 gallons.

Chevrolet Volt 2011

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Chevrolet Volt 2011 has  earned  a great amount of recognition as it was declared the Car of the year by Motor Trends in 2011. The striking aspect of Volt is that it is hybrid. It makes use of both electricity and  gas in order to power the engine. The feature worth mentioning about Volt is that it can automatically switch-over to the gas mode from the electric mode. The greatest benefit of this hybrid variant is that it can deliver around 90 mpg at an average in the electric mode. In the gas mode the vehicle can deliver around  35 mpg on city roads and around 40 on highways. The size of the fuel tank is 9.3 gallons.

Ford Fiesta SFE 2011

The vehicle houses a 120 HP, 4 cylinder, 1.6 liter capacity engine. Fiesta SFE is available with both 5 speed and 6 speed automatic transmission modes. The acceleration figure of this car is amazing. It can reach the 60 mph mark within 9 seconds. Ford has incorporated the SFE technology in order to bring down the fuel consumption of the vehicle. The vehicle may deliver you around 29 mpg on city roads and 37 mpg on highways. Ford Fiesta can offer you  better handling and a decent acceleration. The size of the fuel tank is 12.4 gallons.

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