Here are a list of the most fuel efficient vehicles by category.

Gas is the second highest car expense, accounting for about a fifth of operating and ownership costs. Having a fuel efficient vehicle can reduce the amount of money spent on gas, and help the environment too. Use CAA’s list of the most fuel efficient vehicles by category as a benchmark when in the market for a new vehicle.

  Compact Compact SUV Intermediate
VEHICLE 2017 Honda Civic 2017 Hyundai Ioniq 2017 Kia Niro 2017 Honda Accord 2017 Toyota Prius
GAS PER YEAR $1,603 $1,011 $1,166 $1,984 $1,128
FUEL ECONOMY
(L/100KM)
6.41 4.05 4.67 7.94 4.51
5-YEAR CO2 EMISSIONS 14,743 9,304 10,730 18,251 10,373
  Intermediate SUV Intermediate SUV, Hybrid Luxury
VEHICLE 2017 Subaru Outback 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2017 Audi A4 2017 Lexus CT200h
GAS PER YEAR $2,061 $2,080 $1,848 $1,430
FUEL ECONOMY
(L/100KM)
8.25 8.32 7.39 5.72
5-YEAR CO2 EMISSIONS 18,964 19,136 16,997 13,156
  Small Pickup Small Van Sport
VEHICLE 2017 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid 2017 Honda Odyssey 2017 Mini Hatchback
GAS PER YEAR $2,301 $59 $2,566 $1,809
FUEL ECONOMY
(L/100KM)
9.21 7.25 10.27 7.24
5-YEAR CO2 EMISSIONS 21,172 2,522 23,610 16,641
  Subcompact Subcompact SUV
VEHICLE 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage 2017 Toyota Prius C 2017 Mazda CX-3
GAS PER YEAR $1,476 $1,308 $1,871
FUEL ECONOMY
(L/100KM)
5.91 5.23 7.49
5-YEAR CO2 EMISSIONS 13,582 12,029 17,216