Fuel Efficiency, American Style

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Yankee Efficiency
Until a few years ago, a common line of thought among American consumers went something like this: In order to get a quality, fuel-efficient new car, your choices were limited to the offerings from Japan or diesels from Europe. Fortunately the market has changed — some of the most miserly cars on the road now come from American car companies and brands. There’s also a wide variety of choices, with vehicles powered by electric, diesel, hybrid and efficient gasoline engines. Here’s a look at 16 of the most fuel-efficient American vehicles, all of which claim to achieve better than 30 mpg. (Mileage ratings are combined city/highway fuel economy as reported by the U.S. EPA.)

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  1. You think 550-mile range would be bladder-busting? How about 60 miles for this old lady?
    Those were a nice range of vehicles, price-wise and size-wise. The smallest were the neatest looking.

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