Most Fuel-efficient Vehicles

Natural Resources Canada recognizes the most fuel-efficient new light-duty vehicles sold in Canada. Best-in-class vehicles have the lowest combined fuel consumption rating, based on 55 percent city and 45 percent highway driving.

For each class, the most fuel-efficient conventional vehicle and the most efficient advanced technology vehicle (where applicable) are recognized.

The most fuel-efficient vehicles for model year 2016
Cars
Class Conventional vehicle Advanced technology vehicle
Two-seater Honda CR-Z
1.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
smart fortwo electric drive
35 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Minicompact Fiat 500 Hatchback
1.4 L, 4 cylinder, 5-speed manual
n/a
Subcompact Ford Fiesta SFE
1.0 L, 3 cylinder, 5-speed manual
BMW i3
125 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Compact Toyota Prius c
1.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Ford Focus Electric
107 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Mid-size Toyota Prius
1.8 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Nissan LEAF (24 kWh battery)
80 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Full-size Ford C-MAX Hybrid
2.0 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Tesla Model S 75D/90D (Refresh)
386 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Station Wagon: Small Honda Fit
1.5 L, 4 cylinder, continuously variable
Kia Soul EV
81 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Station Wagon: Mid-size Toyota Prius v
1.8 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
n/a
Light Trucks
Class Conventional vehicle Advanced technology vehicle
Pickup Truck: Small Chevrolet Colorado
2.8 L, 4 cylinder diesel, 6-speed automatic
GMC Canyon
2.8 L, 4 cylinder diesel, 6-speed automatic
n/a
Pickup Truck: Standard Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE
3.0 L, 6 cylinder diesel, 8-speed automatic
n/a
Sport Utility Vehicle:
Small
RAV4 Hybrid AWD
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
n/a
Sport Utility Vehicle:  Standard Lexus RX 450h
3.5 L, 6 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Tesla Model X 75D
386 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Minivan Mazda5
2.5 L, 4 cylinder, 5-speed automatic with select shift
n/a