The tried-and-true sedan body style—with four doors and a traditional trunk—remains a favorite of American drivers, but that formerly conservative shape is now anything but. Designers and engineers alike have lavished significant attention on today’s top sedans to create some stunningly attractive vehicles, with high levels of performance, content and fuel efficiency. And it’s the latter characteristic that’s in focus here, as Autobytel presents its list of the best mpg sedans of 2012. The roster includes hybrid, diesel and traditionally powered choices that are all readily available to U.S. buyers—which means potential picks like the Tesla Model S EV and Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid didn’t happen to make the cut this time around.
To see the high-quality quintet that did get included among our high-mpg sedans for 2012, just keep on clicking: