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Lexus ES 300h Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: SCV-6 (Credit: Toyota)

Lexus ES 300h

Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: SCV-6
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 40/39/40

Starting MSRP: $39,250

Most fuel efficient cars of 2013

As the Obama administration works to wean the U.S. auto industry off of harmful emissions, cars are becoming increasingly fuel efficient. Here are the 2013 model-year cars that the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency have rated at a combined 40 miles per gallon of gas or more.

Toyota Avalon Hybrid Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Toyota)

Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 40/39/40

Starting MSRP: $35,555

Lexus ES 300h Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: SCV-6
(Credit: Toyota)

Lexus ES 300h

Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: SCV-6
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 40/39/40

Starting MSRP: $39,250

Toyota Camry Hybrid Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Toyota)

Toyota Camry Hybrid

Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 43/39/41

Starting MSRP: $26,140

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Toyota Prius v Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Toyota)

Toyota Prius v

Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Station wagon
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 44/40/42

Starting MSRP: $26,650

Lexus CT 200h Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Toyota)

Lexus CT 200h

Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 43/40/42

Starting MSRP: $32,050

Honda Insight Engine: 1.3-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously variable
(Credit: Honda)

Honda Insight

Engine: 1.3-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable or SCV-7
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 44/41/42

Starting MSRP: $18,600

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Engine: 1.4-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: AMS-7
(Credit: Volkswagen)

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Engine: 1.4-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: AMS-7
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 42/48/45

Starting MSRP: $24,995

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Engine: 2-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Ford Motor Company)

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

Engine: 2-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 45/45/45

Starting MSRP: $35,925

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Ford Fusion Hybrid Engine: 2-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford Fusion Hybrid

Engine: 2-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 47/47/47

Starting MSRP: $27,200

Ford C-MAX Hybrid Engine: 2-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford C-MAX Hybrid

Engine: 2-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Large car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 47/47/47

Starting MSRP: $28,365

Toyota Prius c Engine: 1.5-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously
(Credit: Toyota)

Toyota Prius c

Engine: 1.5-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 53/46/50

Starting MSRP: $19,080

Toyota Prius Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder Transmission: Continuously variable
(Credit: Toyota)

Toyota Prius

Engine: 1.8-liter 4-cylinder
Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Gasoline
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 51/48/50

Starting MSRP: $24,200

Coda Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel: Electricity Vehicle
(Credit: Coda)

Coda

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 77/68/73

Starting MSRP: $38,125

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Toyota RAV4 EV Transmission: Continuously variable Drive: Two-wheel
(Credit: Toyota)

Toyota RAV4 EV

Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small SUV
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 78/74/76

Starting MSRP: $49,800

Tesla Model S Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel:
(Credit: Tesla)

Tesla Model S

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Large car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 94/97/95

Starting MSRP: $59,900

Ford Focus EV Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel:
(Credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford Focus EV

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 110/99/105

Starting MSRP: $39,200

Smart ForTwo Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel: Electricity
(Credit: Daimler AG)

Smart ForTwo

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 122/93/107

Starting MSRP: $25,000

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel: Electricity
(Credit: Mitsubishi)

Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 126/99/112

Starting MSRP: $29,125

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Nissan Leaf Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel: Electricity
(Credit: Nissan)

Nissan Leaf

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Midsize car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 130/102/116

Starting MSRP: $28,800

Fiat 500e Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel: Electricity
(Credit: Chrysler Group LLC)

Fiat 500e

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 122/108/116

Starting MSRP: N/A

Honda Fit EV Transmission: Automatic Drive: Two-wheel Fuel:
(Credit: Honda)

Honda Fit EV

Transmission: Automatic
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Station wagon
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 132/105/118

Starting MSRP: N/A

Scion iQ EV Transmission: Continuously variable Drive: Two-wheel
(Credit: Scion)

Scion iQ EV

Transmission: Continuously variable
Drive: Two-wheel
Fuel: Electricity
Vehicle class: Small car
City/Hwy/Combined MPG: 138/105/121

Starting MSRP: N/A

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