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 Natural Resources Canada list of the most fuel efficient vehicles by category as a benchmark when in the market for a new vehicle. For each class, the most fuel-efficient conventional vehicle and the most efficient electric vehicle (where applicable) are recognized.

  Compact Full-size Mid-size
VEHICLE 2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2022 Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid 2022 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid 2021 Tesla Model 3
INFO 1.8 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable 1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual 1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual 211 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
ANNUAL FUEL COST $0 $1,066 $0 $0
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
4.50 4.00 4.40 1.80
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 0 0 0
  Minicompact Minivan Pickup truck: Standard
VEHICLE 2021 Mini Convertible 2022 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid 2022 Toyota Sienna 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2022 Ram 1500 Diesel
INFO 1.5 L, 3 cylinder, 7-speed automated manual 89 kW electric motor, 3.6 L, 6 cylinder plug-in hybrid, continuously variable 2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable 3.0 L, 6 cylinder diesel, 10-speed automatic 3.0 L, 6 cylinder diesel, 8-speed automatic
ANNUAL FUEL COST $2,175 $1,218 $0 $2,314 $0
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
7.30 8.00 6.60 8.90 8.90
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 51 0 0 0
  Sport utility vehicle: Small Sport utility vehicle: Standard Station wagon: Mid-size
VEHICLE 2022 Ford Escape Hybrid 2021 Tesla Model Y 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2021 Tesla Model X 2022 Volvo V90
INFO 2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable 358 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic 2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable 2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable 494 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic 2.0 L, 4 cylinder, 8-speed automatic with select shift
ANNUAL FUEL COST $1,508 $0 $1,742 $0 $0 $0
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
5.80 1.90 6.70 6.70 2.30 9.50
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 0 0 0 0 0
  Station wagon: Small Subcompact Two-seater
VEHICLE 2022 Kia Niro 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV 2022 Chevrolet Spark 2021 MINI Hatchback 2022 Mazda MX5
INFO 1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual 150 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic 1.4 L, 4 cylinder, continuously variable 135 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic 2.0 L, 4 cylinder, 6-speed automatic with select shift
ANNUAL FUEL COST $1,222 $463 $1,846 $0 $2,291
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
4.60 2.00 7.00 2.10 7.90
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 417 0 0 0