With increasing fuel prices and a higher cost of goods, many people are searching for ways to save at the pump. By now, many manufacturers have released vehicles with exceptional gas mileage capabilities. This means they require less fuel, meaning you can spend less on filling up your tank. Check out some of the best gas mileage SUVs available in the market today.
Toyota Corolla Cross
The Toyota Corolla Cross offers an exceptional 32 MPG combined. Brand-new for 2022, the Corolla Cross is also impressing drivers with a long list of performance-improving and standard technology features. The 2.0-liter engine, although efficient, also offers a little excitement to your daily commute with 169 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. The Toyota Corolla Cross also has an available multi-link rear suspension system, which significantly improves comfort.
At 33 mpg combined, the Nissan Rogue is an efficient SUV choice. It’s also capable of 37 MPG on freeway driving. This mid-size SUV is spacious enough for more adventurous drivers and comes with all the features you need for an accommodating drive. The available intelligent all-wheel-drive system is paired with the VC-turbo engine for a total of 201 horsepower and 225 pound-feet of torque.
The engine is also paired with an Xtronic CVT for an efficient, yet capable drive. Newer models of the Nissan Rogue also come equipped standard with Nissan Safety Shield 360, making this one of the best gas mileage SUVs.
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe
The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe boasts 56 MPGe combined. The first-ever plug-in hybrid electric Grand Cherokee receives its power from a combined electric and gas-powered powertrain. It offers 26 miles of driving on a full charge. Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe drivers can customize their performance with three drive modes: Hybrid, Electric, and eSave. The 4xe is not only efficient, but it’s also capable. It features all the popular accessories that people often choose a Jeep for, including the choice of three four-wheel-drive systems and an available Quadra-Lift suspension system.
Toyota Highlander Hybrid
The 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid offers 36 MPG combined. With multiple driving modes, Toyota Highlander drivers can also customize their performance based on the current road conditions. Both all-wheel and front-wheel drive systems are available. The Highlander Hybrid uses an electronic on-demand all-wheel-drive system that automatically directs power to the appropriate wheels for maximum traction. The Highlander Hybrid is also built on the Toyota New Global Architecture platform, which means it offers a quieter, smoother commute. The 2022 Highlander was also named a 2022 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award.
Kia Sorento Hybrid PHEV
The Kia Sorento Hybrid PHEV is a plug-in hybrid that offers 79 MPGe combined. It’s also capable of traveling distances up to 32 miles on the electric powertrain alone. In addition to its efficient powertrain, the Kia Sorento Hybrid PHEV is also spacious. It offers more passenger room than any other plug-in hybrid SUV in its class. The interior of the Kia Sorento is also loaded with the latest technologies to help you and your family stay connected on the road.
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
Toyota has another top vehicle on our list of the best gas mileage SUVs. The 2022 RAV4 offers 41 MPG combined, while still offering 219 combined net horsepower. The available electronic on-demand all-wheel-drive system automatically supplies sufficient power to the rear wheels to maximize traction. The RAV4 also comes with a sport-tuned suspension system and a special EV drive mode. Toyota is also a great choice of SUV because of Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, which comes with a long list of intuitive safety features to keep you and your passengers safe on the road.
Toyota RAV4 Prime
It’s also worth mentioning the Toyota RAV4 Prime, which offers an impressive 94 MPGe combined. The RAV4 Prime also offers an estimated 42 miles of EV-only driving. The Prime is Toyota’s most powerful version of the RAV4, offering a competitive 302 horsepower. It also comes with a standard all-wheel-drive system for tackling difficult roads. The modern interior of the 2022 RAV4 Prime is filled with the latest technologies, including an available Qi-compatible wireless charging system and numerous USB charging ports.
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
With three trim levels available in the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe, drivers can choose the SUV with the features that best accommodate them. The Blue trim level gets the best gas mileage at 34 MPG combined. All three trim levels come with a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine. The Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid also offers regenerative braking, which converts and supplies energy, helping to recharge the battery. This practical SUV is perfect for families who spend their weekends camping. It’s capable of towing a maximum of 2,000 pounds, and all trim levels come with trailer sway control.
Honda CR-V Hybrid
The Honda CR-V Hybrid perfectly blends a turbocharged engine with an efficient powertrain. It offers a combined 29 MPGe, along with an available all-wheel-drive system. The Honda CR-V Hybrid draws its power from a two-motor powertrain, which includes a 2.0-liter i-VTEC engine with an electric motor. This powertrain is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for an efficient drive. Staying connected is a breeze in the CR-V Hybrid with seamless smartphone integrations and access to HondaLink. Honda Sensing also comes standard on the CR-V Hybrid and includes a variety of safety features that assist with driving, changing lanes, and parking.
Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid
The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid is an efficient version of the modern, accommodating SUV that Ford drivers have come to love. The Plug-In Hybrid version of the Ford Escape offers 105 combined MPGe. The interior is driver-focused and features Sync 3, Ford’s intuitive driver infotainment system that helps you reach all of your vehicle’s most important controls. The interior is also perfect for families on the go with second-row sliding and 60/40 split-folding seats.
Upgrading to an efficient SUV is one of the best ways to save on fuel costs. Of course, keeping up with preventative maintenance and repairs can also help maximize your vehicle’s efficiency. The FIXD sensor helps you track OBD2 codes, ensuring that your vehicle is running efficiently and properly.
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