Gas prices have been relatively stable over the past few years, so fuel efficiency has been edged out of the spotlight. But it would be a mistake to buy a new midsize SUV without considering gas mileage, as fuel prices can spike when you’re least prepared, adding hundreds or even thousands to your annual operating costs.
We’ve gathered specs for all of the current crop of midsize suvs for comparison, and we’re presenting the top 10 here for your consideration. Our source is the Environmental Protection Agency’s FuelEconomy.gov website, the official government publication of such figures. We’re ranking vehicles based on their combined city/highway fuel economy rating. For the purposes of this list, we’re defining a midsize SUV as a three-row crossover (car-based) vehicle, and we’re confining our list to popular (non-premium) brands.
Here’s our list of the 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Midsize SUVs.