10 Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs from 2015

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2015 Toyota Highlander

We researched 2015 SUVs including prices, cost of ownership, safety, recalls, standard features, options, warranty, and fuel economy.

The 10 cars on the list range in starting price from around $20,000 to about $48,000, and include four hybrids, one diesel and five gas-powered models. There’s even a 3-row model for families that need extra people power. Check out the 10 most fuel-efficient SUVs of the 2015 model year, ranked by combined fuel economy.

2015 Toyota Highlander

27 / 28 MPG

Although the gas-power car offers high MPG, the Highlander Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient 3-row vehicle you can buy.

2015 Chevy Trax

26/34 MPG

The all-new Chevrolet Trax is part of the growing subcompact SUV segment combining versatility with affordability with a comfortable ride.

2015 Mazda CX-5

26 / 35 MPG

Mazda is both efficiency and offers some performance, the CX-5 is a compact SUV, has impressive handling, easy to drive with the ability to take corners with ease. 

2015 Honda CR-V

27 / 34 MPG

This popular Honda is a fuel-economy standout, with plenty of power and storage.

2015 BMW X3

27 / 34 MPG

The only diesel-powered SUV on the list delivers 30 combined mpg in conjunction with the accelerating force and impressive pickup.

2015 Nissan Juke

28 /32 MPG

This unique SUV has a fantastic audio system, plenty of storage and the Juke offers more efficient and more fun to drive than most.

2015 Lexus RX 450h

32 / 28 MPG

In some ways, the hybrid version of Lexus’ bestseller is even more enjoyable to drive than the gas-only models.

2014 Mini Cooper Countryman

28 / 35 MPG

The biggest Mini mixes the unmistakable style of the original with greater versatility and capability. Best of all its uniq and fun to drive.

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek

29 / 33 MPG

Subaru’s first hybrid brings gas-electric efficiency to the brand’s hallmark go-anywhere, all-wheel-drive persona.

2015 Lexus NX300h

35 / 31 MPG

When outfitted with the available hybrid power train, Lexus’ newest, smallest, most affordable SUV is also the most fuel-efficient SUV you can buy.