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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% city and 45% highway driving.

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

The most fuel-efficient vehicles for model year 2023
Cars
Vehicle class Conventional vehicle Electric vehicle
Two-seater Mazda MX-5
2.0 L, 4 cylinder, 6-speed automatic with select shift
n/a
Minicompact MINI Cooper Convertible
1.5 L, 3 cylinder, 7-speed automated manual
 
n/a
Subcompact MINI Cooper 3 Door
1.5 L, 3 cylinder, 7-speed automated manual
MINI Cooper 5 Door
1.5 L, 3 cylinder, 7-speed automated manual

BMW i4 eDrive35 Gran Coupe (18" Wheels)
210 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic

Compact Toyota Corolla Hybrid
1.8 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable

Volvo S60 T8 AWD Recharge
107 kW electric motor, 2.0 L, 4 cylinder plug-in hybrid, 8-speed automatic with select shift

Mid-size Hyundai Elantra Hybrid
1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual
Tesla Model 3 RWD
191 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Full-size Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2.0 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual
Tesla Model S
494 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Station wagon: Small Kia Niro FE
1.6 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed automated manual
Chevrolet Bolt EV
150 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Station wagon: Mid-size Audi A6 allroad 55 TFSI quattro
3.0 L, 6 cylinder, 7-speed automated manual
n/a
Light trucks
Vehicle class Conventional vehicle Electric vehicle
Pickup truck: Small Ford Maverick Hybrid
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
n/a
Pickup truck: Standard Chevrolet Silverado
3.0 L, 6 cylinder diesel, 10-speed automatic
GMC Sierra
3.0 L, 6 cylinder diesel, 10-speed automatic
Rivian R1T (21" Wheels)
650 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Sport utility vehicle: Small Ford Escape Hybrid
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Ford Escape Hybrid AWD
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Lexus NX 350h AWD
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, 6-speed continuously variable
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid AWD
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Tesla Model Y AWD
291 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Sport utility vehicle: Standard Toyota Highlander Hybrid AWD
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Toyota Highlander Hybrid AWD Limited/Platinum
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Tesla Model X
494 kW electric motor, 1-speed automatic
Minivan Toyota Sienna
2.5 L, 4 cylinder hybrid, continuously variable
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
89 kW electric motor, 3.6 L, 6 cylinder plug-in hybrid, continuously variable
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