With rising gas prices, it makes sense to hunt for secondhand automobiles that get decent gas mileage. These used automobiles will appeal to the budget-conscious eco-friendly customer because they are low-cost-to-own and low-cost-to-operate. We rank a few of the best options available at Phil Long Dealerships in Colorado Springs. These used cars are just a few of the mpg-friendly options available. There are many more choices of Best Gas Mileage Used Cars Under $5,000, but we wanted to focus on our favorite, more budget-friendly alternative.
Spending $5,000 on a car can be difficult, but it can also be a cost-effective option if you know what to look for. By paying $5,000, you reduce your risks of getting into debt over a higher-priced automobile, you can shop around virtually indefinitely for something in that price range (albeit they will be older or higher-mileage cars), and you can pay cash, making the process relatively simple. However, you could spend $5,000 and get a junk, essentially squandering your hard-earned cash.
A used automobile in this price range will most likely be used for daily wear and tear, given to a youngster as their first practical car, and commuting to work within a defined distance. The following list has names of Best Gas Mileage Used Cars Under $5,000:
1. 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
With their first hybrid mid-size vehicle, Ford wasted no time in entering the fuel-conservation race. It came out at the same time as the Mercury Milan hybrid. The Fusion hybrid gets 41 mpg in the city, 36 mpg on the highway, and 39 cmb in the city. This is one of the best used hybrid automobiles for commuting between cities.
2. 2013 Volkswagen Jetta
Regardless of whether it’s a hybrid or not, this used automobile gets good gas mileage, making it a top performer. The non-hybrid Jetta gets 30 mpg in the city, 42 mpg on the highway, and 36 cmb in the city, while the hybrid model gets 42 mpg in the city, 48 mpg on the highway, and 44 cmb in the city. These mpg ratings for the 2013 model year are pretty impressive for an engine that is completely ICE (internal-combustion engine).
3. 2016 Chevrolet Spark
This subcompact automobile is a wonderful used car for saving money and getting high gas mileage. This cost-effective alternative gets 31/41/35 mpg, which means you’ll save money at the tank. The Chevy Spark also comes in an all-electric version with an EPA-estimated combined mileage of 100 MPGe.
4. 2012 Hyundai Veloster
It is feasible to drive in style while yet getting high gas mileage with a used automobile. This vehicle gets 27/37/31 mpg, which isn’t quite as good as other sedans, but the hatchback design is well worth it. Very good for highway travel, allowing you to enjoy the performance while saving money at the gas station
5. 2011 Smart Fortwo Coupe
It may not be as elegant as the Veloster, but this secondhand car is inexpensive and has little mileage. This little used automobile should get 33/41/36 mpg. The Smart ForTwo will appeal to buyers who prefer compact, simple, and environmentally friendly vehicles.
6. 2016 Lexus CT 200H
This Lexus model is a good option if you want a little luxury with your used autos. It not only looks fantastic, but it also gets good gas mileage (43/40/42 mpg). It’s no secret that old luxury cars don’t always get the best gas mileage, but Lexus benefits from Toyota’s fuel-efficient technologies.
7. 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
This Hyundai car was fresh new for the 2017 model year, and it was also a cost-effective hybrid alternative. It is recognised as one of the most fuel-efficient secondhand automobiles due to its low price and excellent fuel economy. In actuality, it has an mpg rating of 57/59/58.
8. 2017 Kia Niro
Few SUVs (excluding crossovers) can compete with the other fuel-efficient used automobiles, but this used Kia SUV can. It has an mpg rating of 52/49/50. The Kia Niro was awarded the Guinness World Record for the lowest fuel usage by a hybrid vehicle in 2016. The Niro hybrid broke the previous record of 64.55 mpg achieved by the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid on its way from LA to NYC. In 2018, the Niro was given an electric variant.