2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco
High-mileage option packages have become quite familiar over the last few years, as buyers begin to seek ways to lower their gas bills. Ford SFE models, Cruze Ecos, HF-spec Civics and more: They're all designed to eke out an extra few MPG, using subtle but effective eco tweaks to largely standard production models. But do these models save you enough in gas to offset the initial purchase cost? And do the unique trim packages net you better resale value? Currently, the answer appears to be no. Kicking Tires reveals that some market analysts peg resale value at a percentage point lower than...
2013 Dodge Dart Aero Gets 41 MPG Highway, 32 MPG Combined Rating
If you’re in the market for a compact sedan with a low running costs and a highway gas mileage over 40 mpg, you’ll know there are an increasingly large number of non-hybrid cars to choose from. Now, it’s time to add the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero to that list. Promised earlier this...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Want 40 MPG, Don't Want Hybrid? Here's Your Top Five Options
Look to the top of the fuel economy charts and, if you're not in the market for a plug-in vehicle, it's hybrids that typically top the list. Cars like the 2012 Toyota Prius C, which currently tops the list, sip gas whether in the city or on the highway, and ultimately they're the greenest way of...Antony Ingram
2012 Ford Focus SFE Vs 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco: Compact Sedans Compared
You want a compact sedan that gives great gas mileage, comes from an American company, and costs less than a hybrid car. If that sounds like you, the chances are you’ve considered test-driving the 2012 Ford Focus SFE and 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco. But what comes as standard on each car? Which...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield