Fuel Efficiency of Midsize Family Sedans
Fuel prices are rising all over the world. Fuel efficiency is the most desired thing not only among the auto buyers but also by the auto manufacturers. With greater fuel efficiency you can get more miles and drive a long way in an economic price. New models are coming to markets with high miles per gallon. The 2012 models and the upcoming 2013 models of most famous midsize-family-sedan segment are also expected to be more fuel efficient because of hybrid technologies, diesel engines and other advancements.
Let’s have a look at them.
2012 Honda Accord
The legendary Honda has redesigned its most popular 2012 Honda Accord. The 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine gives an EPA rating of 23mpg in the city and 34 mpg on highway. Its price starts from $22,270, including $790 shipping charges. The 2013 Accord is on its way for the fuel conscious customers
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI
The new 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI is for fuel-conscious auto lovers. The 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine can give powerful performance. Its non- hybrid model can give an impressive EPA rating of 31mpg in the city and 43 mpg on highway. The new model starts at a hefty price of $26,765, including $770 shipping. However, you can consider other family sedans too.
2013 Nissan Altima Sedan
The upcoming 2013 Nissan Altima Sedan with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and Xtronic continuously variable automatic transmission is expected to give outstanding performance with an EPA rating of 27mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. The new Altma is anticipated to arrive with a starting price of $22,280, including $780 shipment charges.
The 2013 Ford Fusion is another redesigned midsize sedan that is most demanded. The all-new Fusion Energy plug-in hybrid, gasoline and hybrid gas-electric versions are engineered keeping in mind the fuel economy. The 1.6-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine can give you more miles. An outstanding EPA rating is achieved i-e 26mpg in the city and 37 mpg on highway. However, a new 2.0-liter gasoline engine on the hybrid version is expected to give an EPA rating of 47mpg in the city and 44mpg on highway. It is expected to arrive this fall at a starting price of $22,495, with shipping charges of $795.
Chevrolet has not been far behind when it comes to the fuel efficient midsize sedans. The 2013 Malibu Eco with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder gasoline-electric hybrid engine can give you a spectacular performance. The mild-hybrid eAssist system designed by General Motors let the new Malibu Eco to give an a EPA rating of 25 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway. Its starting price is expected to be around $25,995.
So, save more and be economical and this can be only possible when you choose to buy fuel economic midsize family sedans. Happy Cruising!!!