Tesla, Toyota Prius among most fuel-thrifty 2014 cars

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It’s easy to list the most fuel-efficient cars and truck simply by miles per gallon. But listing the most fuel-sipping vehicles in categories is more comprehensive.

Kelley Blue Book assembles a lot of car lists each year, but its most efficient car list for 2014 is arguably its most informative.

The list ranges from cars under $20,000 to truck-based SUVs and electric cars to sports cars.

The 2014 Toyota Prius c is the most fuel efficient car in the U.S. for less than $20,000.
The 2014 Toyota Prius c is the most fuel efficient car in the U.S. for less than $20,000.

Here’s what Kelley Blue Book wrote about the Toyota Prius c One, the most fuel efficient car in the United States with a sticker price of less than $20,000:

“The littlest Prius has a strong family resemblance to the full-size Prius and a name that has earned green cred over the years. Delivering 50 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, the affordable Prius c boasts the best city fuel economy of any vehicle that doesn’t plug in. It costs just a grand a year to fuel.”

Here are the facts and figures for the entire list by category:

Cars Under $20,000: Toyota Prius c One
MPG: City: 53; Hwy: 46
Sticker price: $19,890
Invoice price: $18,937

Cars $20,[email protected],000: Honda Insight
MPG: City: 41; Hwy: 44
Sticker price: $21,290
Invoice price: $20,317

Cars $25,000-$30,000: Chevrolet Spark EV
MPGe: City: 128; Hwy: 109
Sticker price: $27,495 (1LT)
Invoice price: $26,428

Cars $30,000-$40,000: Honda Fit EV
MPGe: City: 132; Hwy: 105
Sticker price: $37,415
Invoice price: NA.

Cars $40,000-$50,000: Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid
MPG: City: 47; Hwy: 46
Sticker price: $40,570
Invoice price: $37,148

The 2014 Tesla is the most fuel-efficient car in the U.S. priced at more than $50,000.
The 2014 Tesla is the most fuel-efficient car in the U.S. priced at more than $50,000.

Cars $50,000 and Over: Tesla Model S P85
MPGe: City: 88; Hwy: 90
Sticker price: $91,070
Invoice price: NA

Sports Cars (2): Scion FR-S (TIE)
MPG: City: 25; Hwy: 34
Sticker price: $26,555
Invoice price: $25,265

Subaru BRZ Limited (TIE)
MPG: City: 25; Hwy: 34
Sticker price: $29,490
Invoice price: $28,009

Wagons: Ford C-Max SE
MPG: City: 45; Hwy: 40
Sticker price: $25,995
Invoice price: $24,294

Minivans: Honda Odyssey LX
MPG: City: 19; Hwy: 28
Sticker price: $29,655
Invoice price: $28,290

Small Crossovers: Nissan Rogue S
MPG: City: 26; Hwy: 33
Sticker price: $23,350
Invoice price: $21,756

Midsize Crossovers: Lexus RX 450h
MPG: City: 32; Hwy: 28
Sticker price: $47,320
Invoice price: $44,535

Large Crossovers: Acura MDX
MPG: City: 20; Hwy: 28
Sticker price: $43,185
Invoice price: $40,081

Truck-based SUVs: Toyota 4Runner SR5
MPG: City: 17; Hwy: 22
Sticker price: $33,680
Invoice price: $31,053

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