The 100 Most Fuel-Efficient Cars in 2022

Have you ever wondered what the most fuel efficient cars manufactured in 2022 are? In this article, we'll list out the best 100 fuel efficient cars from 2022 with information on each of them!

How to Determine Fuel Efficiency

The list of the best fuel efficient cars on this page is based on one simple metric provided to us by the U.S. Department of Energy: the combined miles per gallon (MPG).

This metric is calculated by taking the total miles driven by the car and dividing it by the total gallons of fuel used.

Manufacturers provide this information to the Department of Energy, they provide it to us, and we provide it to you after sifting and organizing it.

The combined miles per gallon (MPG) is a measure of how much fuel the car uses per mile and is a good indicator of how efficient the car is. It's a combination of both city and highway driving, to give you a more overall accurate MPG.

With that out of the way, let's dive into the list. You can click the links in the table below to see more detailed information about each car.

Best 2022 Cars by Miles per Gallon

The list below is sorted by the combined miles per gallon (MPG) of the car, with the highest MPG at the top. This list includes both electric and regular fuel cars.

Car Combined MPG Fuel Cost
Tesla Model 3 RWD 132 $500
Lucid Air G Touring AWD w/19in wh... 131 $500
Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD 131 $500
Tesla Model Y RWD 129 $500
Lucid Air Dream R AWD w/19in wheels 125 $500
Tesla Model Y AWD 123 $550
Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD 122 $550
Lucid Air G Touring AWD w/21in wh... 121 $550
Chevrolet Bolt EV 120 $550
Hyundai Kona Electric 120 $550
Tesla Model S 120 $550
Kia EV6 RWD (Long Range) 117 $550
Kia EV6 RWD (Standard Range) 117 $550
Lucid Air Dream P AWD w/19in wheels 116 $550
Lucid Air Dream R AWD w/21in wheels 116 $550
Tesla Model S Plaid (19in Wheels) 116 $550
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 115 $550
Hyundai Ioniq 5 RWD (Long Range) 114 $600
Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD 113 $600
Kia Niro Electric 112 $600
Volkswagen ID.4 Pro 112 $600
Lucid Air Dream P AWD w/21in wheels 111 $600
Nissan Leaf (40 kW-hr battery pack) 111 $600
Tesla Model Y Performance AWD 111 $600
Hyundai Ioniq 5 RWD (Standard Range) 110 $600
MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 door 110 $600
BMW i4 eDrive40 Gran Coupe (18i... 109 $600
Nissan Leaf (62 kW-hr battery pack) 108 $600
Polestar 2 Single Motor 107 $600
Kia EV6 AWD (Long Range) 105 $600
Nissan Leaf SV/SL (62 kW-hr batter... 104 $650
Ford Mustang Mach-E RWD 103 $650
Tesla Model X 102 $650
Ford MUSTANG MACH-E CAL RT 1 ER RWD 101 $650
Tesla Model S Plaid (21in Wheels) 101 $650
Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro 101 $650
BMW i4 eDrive40 Gran Coupe (19i... 99 $650
Ford MUSTANG MACH-E CAL RT 1 ER AWD 98 $650
Hyundai Ioniq 5 AWD (Long Range) 98 $650
Tesla Model X Plaid (20in Wheels) 98 $650
Ford Mustang Mach-E RWD Extended 97 $650
Mercedes-Benz EQS 450 Plus 97 $700
BMW i4 M50 Gran Coupe (19in Whe... 96 $700
Audi Q4 e-tron quattro 95 $700
Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback quattro 95 $700
Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4matic 95 $700
Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro S 95 $700
Ford Mustang Mach-E AWD 93 $700
Mazda MX-30 92 $700
Ford Mustang Mach-E AWD Extended 91 $700
Tesla Model X Plaid (22in Wheels) 91 $700
Polestar 2 Dual Motor 89 $750
Volvo C40 Recharge twin 87 $750
BMW iX xDrive50 (20in Wheels) 86 $750
BMW iX xDrive50 (22in Wheels) 86 $750
Volvo XC40 Recharge twin 85 $750
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT 84 $800
BMW iX xDrive50 (21in Wheels) 83 $800
Audi e-tron GT 82 $800
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance 82 $800
Audi RS e-tron GT 81 $800
BMW i4 M50 Gran Coupe (20in Whe... 80 $850
Porsche Taycan 4S Perf Battery 79 $850
Porsche Taycan Perf Battery 79 $800
Audi e-tron quattro 78 $850
Audi e-tron Sportback quattro 77 $850
Porsche Taycan 4S Perf Battery Plus 77 $850
Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo 76 $850
Audi e-tron S Sportback (20in wh... 75 $900
Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo 75 $900
Porsche Taycan Perf Battery Plus 75 $900
Audi e-tron S (20in wheels) 73 $900
Porsche Taycan Turbo 73 $900
Porsche Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo 73 $900
Porsche Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo 72 $900
Porsche Taycan Turbo S 70 $950
Rivian R1T 70 $950
Rivian R1S 69 $950
Audi e-tron S Sportback (21/22in... 65 $1,000
Audi e-tron S (21in or 22in wheels) 63 $1,050
Hyundai Ioniq Blue 59 $1,050
Toyota Prius Eco 56 $1,100
Hyundai Ioniq 55 $1,150
Hyundai Elantra Hybrid Blue 54 $1,150
Toyota Prius Prime 54 $1,150
Honda Insight 52 $1,200
Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid 52 $1,200
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Blue 52 $1,200
Toyota Camry Hybrid LE 52 $1,200
Toyota Corolla Hybrid 52 $1,200
Toyota Prius 52 $1,200
Hyundai Elantra Hybrid 50 $1,250
Kia Niro FE 50 $1,250
Kia Niro 49 $1,300
Toyota Prius AWD 49 $1,300
Honda Insight Touring 48 $1,300
Honda Accord Hybrid 47 $1,350
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 47 $1,350
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 46 $1,350
Toyota Camry Hybrid SE/XLE/XSE 46 $1,350

Best 2022 Regular Fuel Cars by Miles per Gallon

The table below contains the best 2022 regular fuel cars by combined miles per gallon (MPG).

Car Combined MPG Fuel Cost
Chevrolet Silverado 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 26 $2,950
Ford Transit Connect Wagon LWB FFV (Automatic (S8)) 26 $2,400
GMC Sierra 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 26 $2,950
Ram 1500 2WD (Automatic 8-spd) 26 $2,950
Ram 1500 HFE 2WD (Automatic 8-spd) 26 $2,950
Ford Transit Connect Van FFV (Automatic (S8)) 25 $2,500
Jeep Wrangler 4dr EcoDiesel 4WD (Automatic 8-spd) 25 $3,100
Chevrolet Silverado 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 24 $3,200
Chevrolet Tahoe 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 24 $3,200
GMC Sierra 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 24 $3,200
Jeep Gladiator EcoDiesel 4WD (Automatic 8-spd) 24 $3,200
Jeep Gladiator Rubic EcoDiesel 4WD (Automatic 8-spd) 24 $3,200
Ram 1500 4WD (Automatic 8-spd) 24 $3,200
Cadillac Escalade 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 23 $3,350
Chevrolet Colorado 2WD (Automatic 6-spd) 23 $3,350
Chevrolet Silverado 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 23 $3,350
Chevrolet Suburban 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 23 $3,350
GMC Canyon 2WD (Automatic 6-spd) 23 $3,350
GMC Yukon 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 23 $3,350
GMC Yukon XL 2WD (Automatic 10-spd) 23 $3,350
Jeep Wrangler Rubic 4dr EcoDiesel 4WD (Automatic 8-spd) 23 $3,350
Cadillac Escalade 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 22 $3,500
Chevrolet Colorado 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 22 $3,500
Chevrolet Suburban 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 22 $3,500
Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 22 $3,500
GMC Canyon 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 22 $3,500
GMC Yukon 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 22 $3,500
GMC Yukon XL 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 22 $3,500
Chevrolet Silverado Mud Terrain Tires 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 21 $3,650
Ford F150 Pickup 2WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 21 $3,000
GMC Sierra Mud Terrain Tires 4WD (Automatic 10-spd) 21 $3,650
Ford F150 Pickup 2WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 20 $3,150
Ford F150 Pickup 4WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 20 $3,150
Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 19 $4,050
Ford Explorer FFV AWD (Automatic 10-spd) 19 $3,300
Ford F150 Pickup 2WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 19 $3,300
Ford F150 Pickup 4WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 19 $3,300
Ford F150 Pickup 4WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 18 $3,500
Ford Transit T150 Wagon 2WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 17 $3,700
Chevrolet Silverado 2WD (Automatic 6-spd) 16 $3,900
Chevrolet Silverado 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 16 $3,900
Ford Transit T150 Wagon 4WD FFV (Automatic (S10)) 16 $3,900
GMC Sierra 2WD (Automatic 6-spd) 16 $3,900
GMC Sierra 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 16 $3,900
Chevrolet Silverado Mud Terrain Tires 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 15 $4,150
GMC Sierra Mud Terrain Tires 4WD (Automatic 6-spd) 15 $4,150

Conclusion

The most fuel efficient car of 2022 is the Tesla Model 3 RWD. It has a combined MPG of 132 and costs $500 per year to drive it.

The most fuel efficient non-electric car of 2022 is the Chevrolet Silverado 2WD. It has a combined MPG of 26 and costs $2,950 per year to drive it.

Most Fuel Efficient Cars By Year

If you want to continue researching the best fuel efficient cars of all time, you can also look at the list of cars by year.

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