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Best Bang for Your Buck: Fuel Efficient Luxury SUV and Car Models

Regardless of vehicle model or class, most drivers today are looking for savings at the pump when they are shopping car lots in person or online. Increased fuel efficiency not only fits with modern societal goals of reducing carbon emissions, but also delivers drivers with overall savings by helping them spend less on gas. If you’re looking at luxury vehicles for sale, you are bound to find a wide variety of fuel efficient options. The question now is; which ones deliver the most bang for your buck?

2015 Audi Q5

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First up is the 2015 Audi Q5 luxury model. This luxury SUV comes standard with a 2.0L, 4 cylinder Turbo 8A engine with all-wheel drive. It delivers 220 horsepower at 4,450 RPMs. The Q5 has an overall estimated 23 miles per gallon rating, with 20 MPG city and 28 highway, and you can expect to spend around $1,773 per year on gasoline depending on driving habits and mileage.

2014 BMW X3

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The 2014 BMW X3 models come with two different engine options, both of which deliver impressive fuel efficiency on the road. The 6 cylinder, 3.0L automatic engine delivers a combined MPG of 21, with 19 city and 26 highway ratings. The smaller 4 cylinder, 2.0L automatic engine has a higher combined rating of 24 MPG, while boasting modest improvements over the 6 cylinder at 21 city and 28 highway. The average annual cost of fuel comes in just under the Q5 at $1,732.

2015 Mercedes B250

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The 2015 Mercedes B250 is the smallest vehicles on this list, but it also boasts some of the best fuel efficiency numbers you’ll find. With a 2.0L turbocharged DOHC inline-four engine delivering 208 horsepower at 5,500 RPM standard on a seven-speed DCT automatic, you get a smaller package with a burst of performance. All of this is available without breaking the bank on MPG ratings either. Compared to other models on the list, the 2015 B250 sips gas on both city and highway driving. The city rating comes in at 23 MPG, while the highway rating touches 31 MPG.

2016 BMW 5 Series

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Near the top of the list is the 2016 BMW 5 Series. This roomy luxury sedan offers turbocharged drivetrains with optional diesel inline six cylinders, or gasoline powered four-cylinder, eight-cylinder, and inline-six-cylinder choices. Regardless of the drivetrain, the 2016 5 Series comes with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Across the BMW 5 Series lineup this year you’ll find average MPG ratings of 26 city and 38 highway.

2016 Audi A6

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Audi knows how to combine a well-appointed interior with an attractive exterior and performance under the hood. The 2016 A6 comes standard with a 2.0L turbo four-cylinder engine and seven-speed automatic transmission on front-wheel drive. You have the option of upgrading to 2016 A6 models with a supercharged 3.0L V6 that features eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive as well. The overall MPG rating on the 2016 Audi A6 model is 25 city and 38 highway.

It’s hard to make a decision based solely upon MPG figures. Regardless of the listed performance, your driving habits and environment can have an impact too. If you want to test drive various models on this list, visit us at Village Luxury Cars or connect with us online to schedule a test drive.

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Nov 5th, 2017