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15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
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15 Cheapest Cars to Drive in America

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America's cheapest cars to drive in 2013.

America's cheapest cars to drive in 2013.

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  • Source data:http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/topten.jsp
  • http://www.hybridcars.com/what-is-really-the-cheapest-car-to-drive-hint-not-prius-c/
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    • 1. Cheapest Cars to Drive in America
    • 2. Top EPA-Rated Fuel Sippers Methodology is as follows: Vehicles are ranked by their combined rating (weighted by 55% city and 45% highway). In the event of a tie, multiple vehicles may share the same ranking. Electric vehicles are measured in Miles Per Gallon equivalent (MPGe), where 33.7 kW-hrs = 1 gallon of gasoline. • Fueleconomy.gov rated all 2013 model year cars
    • 3. Cheapest Car to Drive • 121 MPGe • Cost to drive 25 miles is just $0.84 2013 Scion iQ EV Photo credit: Scion
    • 4. EVs take the next seven spots, too! 2. Honda Fit EV 3. Fiat 500e 4. Nissan Leaf 5. Mitsubishi-MiEV 6. Smart fortwo EV 7. Ford Focus EV 8. Tesla Model S Photo credit: Tesla
    • 5. A closer look at the top EVs Make and Model Combined Mileage Cost to Drive 25 Miles Annual Fuel Costs Fuel Savings Over 5 Years Scion iQ 121 MPGe $0.84 $500 $9,250 Honda Fit 118 MPGe $0.87 $500 $9,250 Fiat 500e 116 MPGe $0.87 $500 $9,250 Nissan Leaf 115 MPGe $0.87 $500 $9,250 Mitsubishi i-MiEV 112 MPGe $0.90 $550 $9,000 Smart fortwo 107 MPGe $0.96 $600 $8,750 Ford Focus EV 105 MPGe $0.96 $600 $8,750 Tesla Model S 95 MPGe $1.05 $650 $8,500
    • 6. A Word About Electric Vehicles Foolish bottom line on EVs: For the consumer traveling short distances on a daily commute an EV is by far and away the cheapest car to drive. However, for those with a longer commute or frequent travelers owning an EV is not yet practical. • Range can be a limiting factor Scion iQ Honda Fit Fiat 500e Nissan Leaf i-MiEV Smart fortwo Focus EV Model S 38 miles 82 miles 87 miles 75 miles 62 miles 68 miles 76 miles 208 miles
    • 7. Cheap to drive, and practical, too! • Hybrids • Plug-In Electrics Gas-sipping options abound Photo credit: Ford
    • 8. The Cheapest Hybrid • 50 MPG • Cost to drive 25 miles is just $1.82 Toyota Prius
    • 9. A closer look at the top hybrids Make and Model Combined Mileage Cost to Drive 25 Miles Annual Fuel Costs Fuel Savings Over 5 Years Toyota Prius 50 MPG $1.82 $1,100 $6,250 Ford C-Max 47 MPG $1.93 $1,150 $6,000 Ford Fusion 47 MPG $1.93 $1,150 $6,000 Lincoln MKZ 45 MPG $2.02 $1,200 $5,750 Volkswagen Jetta 45 MPG $2.19 $1,300 $5,250 Honda Insight 42 MPG $2.16 $1,300 $5,250 Lexus CT 200h 42 MPG $2.16 $1,300 $5,250
    • 10. Honorable Mention • Plug-in hybrid • 98 MPGe • 37 MPG • Cost to drive 25 miles just $1.05 Chevy Volt Photo credit: Chevy
    • 11. Just for fun • Bugatti Veyron – 10 MPG – $0.395 per mile – Fastest street-legal car in the world at 267.8 MPH – Sells for $2.25 million The most expensive car to drive in America Photo credit: Flickr/Prayitno

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