Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of the Past 30 Years

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1992–1995 Honda Civic HB VX
EPA Rating: 39 mpg city / 50 mpg highway / 43 mpg combined
The Civic Hatchback was a very popular model in the 1990s, and Honda added the ultra-efficient VTEC-E Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control system to make the Civic VX the fuel-efficient leader in the Civic lineup. The Civic VX is powered by a 92-horsepower 1.5-liter 4-cylinder combined with a 5-speed manual transmission to achieve 43 mpg combined.

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