These lists show the vehicles within each category that achieved the best or worst gas mileage in Consumer Reports' real-world tests. They have selected mpg cutoffs that are relative to each category. For example, a vehicle that gets 19 mpg would not be a standout among wagons, but it would be among the highest in the midsized SUV or minivan categories. Here are some highlights from Consumer Reports' list of the most fuel-efficient new cars. Photo Credit: kevindooley —Subscribe to ConsumerReports.org or check out Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto Issue.
Fuel efficiency is one of several factors Consumer Reports takes into account in creating their annual car report. Want to know the overall best cars of 2010? Click here. Photo Credit: Getty Images —Subscribe to ConsumerReports.org or check out Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto Issue.