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Find here the latest ranking of Consumer Reports comprising the most fuel-efficient SUVs available on sale in the USA.

The CR experts compiled their own ranking of the best SUVs in terms of fuel economy. They tested more than 50 vehicles with all-wheel drive and measured fuel-economy figures. Overall mileage is calculated from equal portions of city and highway driving.

The fuel-efficient SUVs are more often hybrids and small models with regular gasoline engines.

 See the list below:

Chevrolet Equinox Diesel
  • Engine: a 1.5-liter turbo 4-cylinder for most versions, an uplevel 4-cylinder 252-hp turbo one mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 31mpg (7.59 l/100km);
  • Price: $23,800 – $35,600.
Lexus RX
  • Engine: a 3.5-liter V6, an 6-speed automatic transmission;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 29mph (8.11 l/100km) for the 450h (hybrid) version;
  • Price: $43,570 – $54,655.
Lexus NX
  • Engine: a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder194-hp turbo, CVT;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 29mph (8.11 l/100km) for the 300h;
  • Price: $36,185 – $39,975.
Honda HR-V
  • Engine: a 4-cylinder141-hp one, CVT;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 29mph (8.11 l/100km) for the LX version;
  • Price: $20,520 – $28,540.
Subaru Crosstrek
  • Engine: a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder one, CVT;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 29mph (8.11 l/100km) Premium;
  • Price: $21,895 – $27,195.
Subaru Forester
  • Engine: a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder one, CVT;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 28mph (8.4 l/100km) Premium;
  • Price: $24,295 – $34,295.
Honda CR-V
  • Engine: a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder184-hp one, a 190-hp 1.5-liter turbo, CVT;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 28/27mph (8.4-8.71 l/100km);
  • Price: $24,150 – $34,050.
Mazda CX-3
  • Engine: a 146-hp, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder and a 6-speed automatic transmission;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 28mph (8.4 l/100km) Touring;
  • Price: $20,390 – $27,145.
Toyota RAV4
  • Engine: a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder one and an 8-speed automatic transmission;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 27mph (8.71 l/100km) non-hybrid, 31mph ( 7.59 l/100km) hybrid;
  • Price: $24,510 – $36,250.
Mercedes-Benz GLA
  • Engine: a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission;
  • Overall fuel consumption: 26mph ( 9.05 l/100km) for the CLA 250;
  • Price: $33,950 – $53,350.

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