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These 2010s Sports Cars Get The Best Gas Mileage – HotCars

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These cool late-model sports cars are in no hurry to get to the gas station.
The 2010s were a great time for sports car enthusiasts. The market saw sports cars just as fast, if not quicker than their previous-gen counterparts, but with every aspect of their driving experience improved. With sports cars as powerful, fast, and technologically-loaded as they’ve ever been, turbocharged engines also became better than ever and rarely compromised on power and speed while also delivering more miles to the gallon.
Moreover, with the rising gasoline prices today, it makes perfect sense to invest in a gas-sipping sports car that saves you some trips to the pump. With that said, here are the best sports cars from the 2010s that are the best at delivering the most miles to the gallon.
We live now in the era of turbocharged muscle cars. Perhaps no car embodies it better than the 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost. Eight years old now, the car is available on the used car market for the decent price of around $18,000.
It still boasts of one of the best fuel economy ratings in rent Mustang models. Returning a remarkable 31 MPG on the highway and 22 MPG in the city, the 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is a great bet if you want the bells, whistles, and power of a sports car, but don't want to keep refueling it every time you head out of the house.
A powerful and luxurious car that you can also use as a daily driver? The BMW 430i Coupe really hits the mark on all of these aspects, sealing the deal with its sharp and responsive handling paired with great performance. Additionally, being a tad more spacious than competitors without compromising on interior luxury helps its case as well.
The 2018 BMW 430i Coupe is a great deal if you're looking for German power that stays in line with American gasoline prices. With its aerodynamic design, the coupe proves the best at returning the most miles to the gallon, with 34 MPG on the highway and 24 MPG in the city. Retailing at around $30,000, the sports car should more than make up its price by cutting trips to the pump.
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For those looking for style paired with luxury, the Mercedes-Benz SLK 250 is a great bet. After all, few carmakers out in the world are as good at pairing the two as the Stuttgart-based brand. What sets it apart from other roadster rivals is it everyday drivability, and truly becomes a full-fledged coupe when the top comes down.
What helps its daily drivability is, of course, the fuel economy that the roadster presents. With a great 33 MPG mileage on the highway, the SLK 250 will have no complaints driving you around on the interstate for weekend road trips, and consequently, neither will you! Now seven years old, the roadster is available for $25,000 if you're looking in the right place.
Even though it was discontinued in 2018, the Audi TT 1.8 TSFI remains one of the best cars to buy if you want a sporty coupe that doesn't constantly burn a hole in your wallet. Plus, even a used Audi TT would drive better than most contemporary cars for the value it gives, with its sharp handling and peppy 1.8-liter TFSI engine.
Capable of reaching the 60 mph mark in under 7 seconds, the Audi TT 1.8 TFSI is a great bet. The 1.8 delivers a fantastic mileage of a combined 41 MPG, which even reaches 48 MPG on the highway. Thus, it is perhaps one of the best-used sports cars you could get for yourself today.
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The Porsche 718 Cayman is hands down the most complete that ever came off of Porsche's assembly line. With impeccable handling and mind-boggling acceleration, rife with the spirit of the iconic Porsche 911, the 718 Cayman is undoubtedly one of the best cars ever made in its class.
The icing on the cake? It's a gas sipper, not a guzzler. The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman boasts a 29 MPG mileage on the highway, with a combined fuel economy of 25 MPG (22 MPG in the city). These figures are for the automatic variant, whereas for the 2.0-liter manual, all the numbers go down by a single MPG. While most 2018 models of the 718 Cayman go for $65,000 to $75,000, you could get lucky and find one going for under $60,000 as well.
The Chevy Camaro is a part of American automotive history, and always will be. One of the fastest and most affordable sports cars to ever grace the market, the Camaro has a 2.0-liter turbo inline 4-cylinder engine which churns out 275 horsepower with around 295 lb-ft of torque.
In fact, it is the turbocharged engine that helps the Camaro return great numbers on its mileage. The 2019 Camaro, which usually retails for around $30,000 to $36,500, returns some fine numbers for every gallon it drinks up. With a 31 MPG economy on the highway and 25 MPG combined (21 MPG city), the 2019 Chevy Camaro is a great muscle sports car you can invest in.
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The Kia Stinger remains one of the more desirable affordable sports cars on the market. A great blend of sports and luxury, it comes at a reasonable price brand-new and packs enough power to impress everyone behind the wheel. The 2018 Stinger could be yours to drive home for $23,000 to $27,000.
With 29 miles to the gallon on the highway and 22 MPG in the city, the Kia Stinger might not be as frugal with fuel as some other entrants on the list, but rest assured, the 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbo engine churning out 255 horsepower more than justifies the price.
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The Mazda Miata used to be a basic car once. However, those days are no more, as the MX-5 is now a fancy car, the kind you'd love to show off in your garage, or as the crown jewel of the driveway. The 2019 edition of the MX-5 came with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which delivered 181 horsepower.
Despite the apparent lack of power, the Mazda MX-5 remains capable of reaching the 60 mph mark in a mere 5.9 seconds, which is quicker than most of its competition. In fact, even its economy figures are ahead of the competition, with 35 MPG on the highway, and combined mileage of 30 MPG with its six-speed automatic drivetrain. Available for $26,000 to $29,500, the Mazda MX-5 is a reliable sports car that is ought to save some trips to the fuel pump.
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The Dodge Challenger is almost synonymous with American muscle. Anyone wishing to become part of the heritage that the Challenger commands would be best suited to bring a 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT home. Furthermore, the car retailing for about about $20,000 is a great plus.
Mileage on the 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT will depend on which engine variant you choose to come home with. If you opt for the 3.6-liter V6 engine, the Challenger should return around 30 MPG on the highway, and a combined economy of 23 MPG.
What makes it stand out even more impressively on the market is its excellent fuel economy. With 25 MPG in the city and a whopping 32 MPG on the highway, the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C is a great 2010s sports car that won't make you think twice about fuel expenses before slamming the pedal to the metal. While prices for the 2018 model do not usually go below $50,000, a launch edition model out of Florida is available for $49,000.
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