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 2020 Volkswagen e-Golf 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 2020 Toyota Prius
INFO 100 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic 1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual 1.8 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
ANNUAL FUEL COST $484 $1,066 $1,170
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
4.1 4.5
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
198 0 0
  Minicompact Minivan Pickup truck: Small
VEHICLE 2020 MINI Convertible 2020 Chrysler Pacifica 2020 Honda Odyssey 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid 2020 Chevrolet Colorado 2020 GMC Canyon
INFO 1.5 L, 3 cylinder, 7-speed manual 3.6 L, 6 cylinder, 9-speed automatic 3.5 L, 6 cylinder, 10-speed automatic with select shift 89 kW electric motor, 3.6 L, 6 cylinder plug-in hybrid, continuously variable 2.8 L, 4 cylinder diesel, 6-speed automatic 2.8 L, 4 cylinder diesel, 6-speed automatic
ANNUAL FUEL COST $2,175 $2,162 $2,756 $1,218 $2,626 $2,626
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
7.5 10.6 10.6 10.1 10.1
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 0 0 51 0 0
  Pickup truck: Standard Sport utility vehicle: Small Sport utility vehicle: Standard
VEHICLE 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
INFO 3.0 L, 6 cylinder diesel, 10-speed automatic 2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable 2.4 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
ANNUAL FUEL COST $2,314 $1,508 $1,742
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
8.9 5.8 6.7
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 0 0
  Station wagon: Mid-size Station wagon: Small Subcompact
VEHICLE 2020 Nissan Murano 2020 Kia Niro 2020 Chevrolet Bolt 2020 Chevrolet Spark 2020 BMW i3
INFO .5 L, 6 cylinder, 7-speed continuously variable 1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual 150 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic 1.5 L, 3 cylinder, 6-speed manual 125 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
ANNUAL FUEL COST $2,652 $1,222 $463 $1,846 $481
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
10.2 4.7 7.1
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 417 0 246
  Two-seater
VEHICLE 2020 FIAT 124 Spider 2020 Mazda MX5
INFO 1.4 L, 4 cylinder, 6-speed manual 2.0 L, 4 cylinder, 6-speed automatic with select shift
ANNUAL FUEL COST $2,054 $2,291
COMBINED
(L/100KM)
7.9 7.9
ELECTRIC RANGE
(KM)
0 0