Fuel Efficiency Tips
  • Avoid Aggressive Driving - Not only does it lower your mpg by up to 33%, but it is particularly dangerous on Ortega Highway.

  • Remove Excessive Weight - Every 100lbs you can remove saves you about $0 .03 to $0 .05 cents per mile.

  • Avoid Idling - Idling gets you 0 miles per gallon. If you are going to be there for a few minutes, it is best to shut it down.

  • Maintain Your Vehicle - Properly inflated tires, a clean air filter, and a recent tune up will do wonders for your gas mileage.

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Fuel Efficient Cars

If you drive Ortega Highway on a daily basis, you've probably wondered if purchasing a more fuel efficient vehicle would save you money. The table below shows the top mpg performers from this years EPA tests.

If you drive one of these vehicles on Ortega Highway, email us and let us know how your actual gas mileage compares

Most Fuel Efficient Cars for 2011

Vehicle

MPG
City / Hwy

Overall

Toyota Prius

51 / 48

toyota prius
Two Seater

Honda CR-Z

35 / 39

honda crz
MiniCompact

Mini Cooper

29 / 37

mini cooper
Subcompact

Ford Fiesta SFE FWD

29 / 40

ford fiesta

Toyota Yaris

29 / 36

toyota yaris
Compact

Honda Civic Hybrid

40 / 43

honda civic hybrid

Honda Insight

40 / 43

honda insight

Volkswagon Golf & Jetta

30 / 42

vw golf
Mid-Size

Toyota Prius Hybrid

51 / 48

toyota prius

Nissan Versa

26 / 34

nissan versa

Hyundai Sonata

24 / 35

hyundai sonata

Honda Accord

23 / 34

honda accord

Audi A3

30 / 42

audi A3

Volkswagon Jetta SportWagon

30 / 42

VW jetta

Kia Rondo

20 / 27

kia rondo

Visit www.fueleconomy.gov for more cars & information on the worst mpg cars of 2011 as well as electric and other alternative powered vehicle options.