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Numbers for 2005 models are listed:

Top Five Most Fuel Efficient:
Miles per gallon (city/highway)
1. Honda Insight (manual, hybrid) 61/66
2. Toyota Prius (hybrid) 60/51
3. Honda Insight (automatic, hybrid) 57/56
4. Honda Civic Hybrid (automatic, lean burn) 48/47
5. Honda Civic Hybrid (automatic) 47/48

Top Five Least Fuel Efficient:
1. Dodge Ram Pickup (2-wheel drive automatic) 9/12
2. Lamborghini L-147/148 Murcielago 9/13
3. Dodge Ram Pickup (2-wheel drive manual) 9/15
Lamborghini L-140/141 Gallardo 9/15
4. Bentley Arnage/Arnage LWB 10/14
5. Lamborghini L-147/148 Murcielago (automatic) 10/15

Most Fuel Efficient By Category:
Two-Seater: Honda Insight (manual) 61/66
Minicompact: Mini Cooper (manual) 28/36
Subcompact: Volkswagen New Beetle (diesel, manual) 38/46
Compact: Honda Civic Hybrid (automatic, lean burn) 48/47
Midsize: Toyota Prius 60/51
Large sedan: Chevrolet Malibu Maxx 22/30
Small station wagon: Volkswagen Jetta (diesel) 36/47
Midsize station wagon: Volkswagen Passat (diesel) 27/38
Sport utility vehicle: Ford Escape HEV 36/31
Minivan: Honda Odyssey 20/28
Pickup: Ford Ranger/Mazda B2300 24/29
Cargo van: Chevrolet Astro/GMC Safari (2-wheel drive) 16/22
Passenger van: Chevrolet Astro/GMC Safari 16/21

Least Fuel Efficient By Category:
Two-Seater: Lamborghini L-147/148 Murcielago 9/13
Minicompact: Aston Martin DB9 Volante 11/18
Subcompact: Maserati Coupe and Gransport 12/17
Compact: Bentley Continental GT 11/18
Midsize: Bentley Arnage 10/14
Large sedan: Bentley Arnage LWB 10/14
Small station wagon: Audi S4 Avant (manual) 15/21
Midsize station wagon: Mercedes E55 AMG 14/21
Sport utility vehicle: Mercedes G55 AMG 12/14
Minivan: Kia Sedona 16/22
Pickup: Dodge Ram 1500 9/12
Cargo van: (tie)
Chevrolet Astro/GMC Sierra (4-wheel drive) 14/17
Ford E150 Econoline (2-wheel drive) 14/17
Passenger van: Ford E150 Club Wagon 13/17

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My dad has a diesel volkswagon jetta wagon. We average 50 miles per gallon, mostly highway, a little city. Diesel was cheaper then gas too, before he bought it, then it seemed to switch.

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Does fuel efficiency really mean that much to somebody that can spend $20k to $50k for a new car?

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Yup, I was gonna get me a John Deere green Lamborghini, Mazerati or one of those Bentleys... but passed because of the poor fuel efficiency... and none of them had a trailer hitch!


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...................That BMW has a set of trainer wheels that automatically ...Deploy...when your speed drops below 5 mph . It, also has a Schnops detector that you have to breathe "into" before you can proceed to da vestern front.....Ya , ...herr fordsky... :eek: :)
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