8 Affordable New Cars with Amazing Fuel Efficiency

Save money while riding in style! These new 2019 cars are surprisingly cheap, but they also sport unbelievably great fuel efficiency! Our list of affordable new cars promise drivers a chance to experience comfort, state of the art design, and the newest technology while remaining under budget. Each of these cars is fuel efficient enough for the most discerning, budget-conscious driver, whether commuting or hauling a growing family around town. After much deliberation, the eight most affordable new cars that are fuel efficient include the Honda Civic, Jeep Renegade, Mazda3, Kia Forte, Ford Focus, Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Veloster, and Subaru Impreza. While they are easy on the wallet, don't be fooled - these new cars are a blast to drive! Read on to find out what you need to know about the most affordable new cars that are known for their fuel efficiency.

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  1. Does the Honda Civic come with good standard features?
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    The 2019 Honda Civic is available as a sedan, hatchback, and couple in six trim levels: LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L, Touring and Si. At the base level, drivers will find great value for the money, including a 5-inch central display screen, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a USB port, automatic climate control, and 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks. The newest Civic gets an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.

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  2. What do we need to know about the Jeep Renegade?
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    This affordable compact crossover is ideal for off-road adventurers. Standard features include cloth upholstery, Bluetooth, a 5-inch touchscreen, remote locking and unlocking, push-button ignition, a rearview camera, and a 60/40-split folding rear seat. The Renegade gets 24 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway.

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  3. What are the standard features on the new Mazda3?
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    The stylish 2019 Mazda3 comes in three trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. Standard features include Mazda Connect infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, two USB ports, Bluetooth, remote keyless entry and keyless ignition. The new Mazda3 gets 28 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway.

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  4. Why should I consider the Kia Forte?
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    The 2019 Kia Forte comes in three trim levels: LX, S, and EX. This compact and attractive sedan comes with full power accessories, a trip computer, a 60/40-split folding rear seat, Bluetooth, satellite radio, USB connectivity and an auxiliary audio jack. The Forte gets 30 mpg in the city and an impressive 40 mpg on the highway. 

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  5. What is attractive about the new Ford Focus?
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    The 2019 Ford Focus is a versatile and reliable sedan or hatchback that comes in four trim levels: S, SE, SEL, and Titanium. The base level offers a rearview camera, a 4.2-inch central display, Ford's MyKey (limits speed, audio volume, etc., for young drivers), voice controls, Bluetooth, a USB port, keyless entry, and 60/40-split folding rear seats. The Focus gets 30 mpg in the city and an impressive 40 mpg on the highway

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  6. How does the Volkswagen Jetta compare?
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    With an impressive six trim levels (S, Wolfsburg Edition, SE, SE Sport, SEL and GLI), the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has plenty to offer. The base level comes with a rearview camera, and a four-speaker sound system with a 5-inch touchscreen interface, a CD player, a USB port, an auxiliary audio jack, and 60/40-split rear seats for extra cargo space. The Jetta gets gets 30 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.

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  7. What is notable about the newest Hyundai Veloster?
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    The 2019 Hyundai Veloster is a unique three-door compact vehicle available in four trim levels: base, Value Edition, Turbo R Spec, and Turbo. The base level has a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, while the Value Edition adds a panoramic sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a navigation system. The Veloster gets 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.

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  8. What should we know about the latest Subaru Impreza?
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    The 2019 Subaru Impreza comes in the base 2.0i, Premium, Sport, and Limited trim levels. Standard features include remote locking and unlocking, cloth upholstery, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, a USB port and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, and a 60/40-split folding rear seat. The Impreza gets 28 mpg in the city and 38 on the highway.

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  9. What other cars were just outside the top eight?
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    The 2019 Hyundai Kona is an attractive offering for its versatility, pricing and efficiency. With a base MSRP below $20,000, the Kona sports a base 2.0-liter gasoline engine that pumps out 147 horsepower with an upgrade to a 1.6-liter 175-horsepower engine. At its best, the Kona crossover gets up to 32 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg on the city, making it one of the best affordable crossovers for people who value gas mileage. Also high on our list was the 2019 Mazda CX-3, which has a base MSRP of just $20,390 and gets up to 34 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city with its base 148-horsepower engine. However, unlike the Kona, the CX-3 doesn't have any optional engine upgrades for people who crave more power.

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