Most Fuel-Efficient Used Cars

Most Fuel-Efficient Used Cars at Basil Resale of Buffalo

Whether you use your vehicle primarily for work, play, or a combination of both — saving money at the gas pump is a universally appreciated benefit of driving a fuel-efficient vehicle. Having the ability to take your adventures further on a single tank of fuel means that you can spend less time filling up and more time making lasting memories with your friends and family. Thanks to advancements in automotive technology, you no longer have to break the bank in order to drive a vehicle that gets outstanding MPG. Basil Resale of Buffalo has assembled this useful reference guide which names our top picks for the most fuel-efficient used vehicles on the market today.

Most Fuel-Efficient Used Hybrid – Toyota Prius

2014 Toyota Prius

Best Used Car Under $10,000 - Toyota Prius[1]

Best Used Car Under $10,000 – Toyota Prius[1]

When you think of fuel efficiency, one of the first model names that enters your head is likely the Toyota Prius. Credited with bringing the concept of a hybrid vehicle into the mainstream, the Prius has remained the top choice among hybrid shoppers for over a decade. City MPG fuel economy ratings range from the high 40s to even the mid-50s on the latest generation Prius models. Its useful liftback design provides cavernous cargo-carrying abilities, making it an excellent choice for taking your adventures further than ever before. Proven Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive offers long-lasting durability which makes it easier than ever to own a fuel-efficient vehicle. As a result, it’s easy to see why the team of experts at has named the Toyota Prius the Best Used Car Under $10,000 in their recent Best Affordable Used Cars list.

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Most Fuel-Efficient Used Midsize Pickup Truck – Chevrolet Colorado

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z71

2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award - Chevrolet Colorado[2]

2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award – Chevrolet Colorado[2]

Whether you use your truck for work, play, or a combination of both — saving money at the pump is always beneficial. This concept is exactly why more and more truck shoppers are turning their attention towards the impressive Chevrolet Colorado. No other midsize pickup is able to match the versatility and fuel economy of the Colorado. In fact, the Colorado is the only pickup in its class to offer an available Duramax® 2.8L Turbo-Diesel 4-cylinder engine. This groundbreaking powertrain offers up to 30 MPG on the highway in addition to a muscular 369 lb-ft of torque. If you’re looking for a midsize truck that is truly able to do it all, look no further than the Chevrolet Colorado — chosen for a coveted Best Buy Award from Kelley Blue Book.

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Most Fuel-Efficient Used Sports Car – Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang

2020 Best Used Car Award - Ford Mustang[3]

2020 Best Used Car Award – Ford Mustang[3]

For over half a century, the Ford Mustang has remained an icon for those who refuse to blend in with the crowd. Its unbridled performance, legendary fastback styling, and timeless interior have made the Mustang a hit with several generations of drivers. The current generation of Mustang models are available in your choice of coupe and convertible body styles to suit the needs of all types of driving enthusiasts. Better still, you can choose from a selection of 4-cylinder and V6 engines that offer unparalleled fuel economy without making any compromises on exhilarating performance. Now that your Mustang can deliver thrilling performance and outstanding fuel economy, why look any further than America’s favorite pony car? The team of experts at CarGurus awarded the Ford Mustang with a Best Used Car Award in the Sports Car category.

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Most Fuel-Efficient Used Crossover – Volkswagen Tiguan

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan

Best Compact SUV Award - Volkswagen Tiguan[4]

Best Compact SUV Award – Volkswagen Tiguan[4]

Compact crossovers and SUVs are some of the best do-it-all types of vehicles on the market today. Great for those living active lifestyles or drivers who love to take their friends along for the journey, the Volkswagen Tiguan has the efficiency, style, and technology to enhance every drive. Whether you choose the value-packed S or the sport-focused R-Design, the Tiguan offers an efficient 2.0-liter turbocharged engine which offers the perfect combination of power and efficiency. Critics from all across the industry continue to praise the Tiguan, most recently with its Best Compact SUV Award from the team at

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