Top 5 most fuel-efficient cars of 2020

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When it comes to fuel-efficiency, there’s no doubt that hybrid vehicles are the best around. A hybrid vehicle combines an electric motor and gasoline engine to cut down on gasoline burned, resulting in better fuel economy. Electric power comes from a high-voltage battery pack that captures and replenishes energy through a regenerative braking system.

It’s no surprise that all the vehicles on this top 5 most fuel-efficient cars of 2020 are hybrids. Offering outstanding and unmatched fuel efficiency and environmentally friendly emissions, it’s easy to see why these hybrids are quickly gaining popularity. 

#1. 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid – 53 mpg combined

Equally as easy on the eyes as it is on gas mileage, the 2020 Toyota Camry hybrid is the most fuel-efficient midsize car on the road today. In fact, this roomier midsize can compete with many smaller hybrid models and hold its own. 

Starting at a base price of $28,430, the Hybrid LE model features a no-cost maintenance plan and 24-hour road-side assistance. The 2.5-Liter Hybrid Engine features a Dynamic-Force 4-Cylinder engine that delivers impressive acceleration and a smooth drive. 

The Camry is rated a Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle and boasts a Star Safety System that includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System and Smart Stop Technology. With Toyota’s long history of reliability, this is one car that doesn’t have to worry about lemon law claims

#2. 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid – 52 mpg combined

When it comes to fuel efficiency, Toyota leads the pack. The Corolla Hybrid made its debut for the model year 2020, and it doesn’t disappoint. Starting at $23,100, the Corolla Hybrid is easy on the wallet and offers the same stellar reliability that you’ve come to expect from the brand. The Corolla features a roomy cabin, comfortable ride, and boasts excellent gas mileage in the city. 

#3. 2020 Honda Accord Hybrid – 48 mpg combined

Coming in at a base price of $25,620, the Honda Accord Hybrid is one of the most fuel-efficient mid-sized cars around and it won’t break the bank delivering this promise. Offering plenty of trunk space and comfortable seating, this model is ready to provide a comfortable and practical ride. The 2020 Accord Hybrid features an entire suite of driver assistance systems as well as a peppy engine. 

#4. 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid – 44 mpg combined

You won’t find a full-size hybrid that outperforms the 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid. Mainly because it’s the only large hybrid on the market, but it also keeps up with its smaller competition. This vehicle is arguably the best hybrid around for families or people that want more of a luxury vehicle feel. It’s roomy cabin and spacious cargo trunk is sure to impress.

The $37,000 base price is higher than the other cars on our list, but the positive safety ratings alongside Toyota’s stamp of reliability makes this large-sized hybrid well worth it. With such stellar safety ratings, all you’ll have to worry about is hiring a lawyer like those at the Law Office of Black & Depaoli if you’re in an accident instead of hospital bills. 

#5. 2020 Honda Insight – 52 mpg combined 

In 2019, Honda introduced the Insight as a brand-new hybrid model. The compact design delivers commendable cargo space, yet modest rear-seat accommodations. The Honda Insight comes in at a mere $22,930 base price, so it’s the most affordable car on this list. Although the Insight doesn’t come standard with all the bells and whistles, it delivers a full suite of safety features no matter which trim you choose.