Best SUV Gas Mileage

The sassy SUVs are fast becoming one of the most popular luxury vehicles. Most of the modern vehicles fitting in Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) category get average gas mileage. Cars like Lexus RX 330, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Toyota Highlander and Mitsubishi Outlander are in the competition to produce the best SUV gas mileage. When it comes to sport utility vehicle, it is not always true that bigger is always better.

Ford Escape Hybrid was crowned as best SUV gas mileage in SUV category. Both the versions of Ford Escape Hybrid delivered good mileage. The four-wheel drive version delivered 28 city and 27 highway miles per gallon while the front-wheel drive version of Ford Escape Hybrid was at its best delivering 31 city and 29 highways. The Mariner that is Mercury's version of the Escape also delivers the similar mileage. All the versions of Ford and Mercury hybrid sport utility vehicles use four cylinder engines of 2.3 liters.

The two wheel drive versions of Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h deliver 28 city and 25 highway miles per gallon using 3.3-liter six-cylinder engine. The 27 cities and 25 highways miles per gallon is delivered by 4WD versions of the Highlander Hybrid and RX 400h. The Saturn View Hybrid delivers 23 city and 29 highway miles per gallon. The engine used is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine.

Have a look at some of SUV Gas Mileages stated below:

* Ford Escape Hybrid FWD use 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 31 city and 29 highway miles per gallon.

* Ford Escape Hybrid 4WD and Mercury Mariner Hybrid 4WD use 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 28 city and 27 highway miles per gallon.

* Lexus RX 400h 2WD and Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD use 3.3-liter six-cylinder engine and delivers 28 city and 25 highway miles per gallon.

* Lexus RX 400h 4WD and Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4WD use 3.3-liter six-cylinder engine and delivers 27 city and 25 highway miles per gallon.

* Saturn Vue Hybrid use 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 23 city and 29 highway miles per gallon.

* Jeep Compass 2WD and Jeep Patriot 2WD use 2-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 23 city and 27 highway miles per gallon.

* Jeep Compass 4WD and Jeep Patriot 4WD use 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 22 city and 27 highway miles per gallon.

* Chevrolet HHR FWD and Chevrolet HHR Panel FWD use 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 21 city and 28 highway miles per gallon.

* Ford Escape FWD use 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 21 city and 27 highway miles per gallon.

* Toyota RAV4 2WD uses 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers nearly 21 cities and 27 highways miles per gallon.

* Chevrolet HHR Panel FWD use 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 20 city and 29 highway miles per gallon.

* Chevrolet HHR FWD use 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine and delivers 20 city and 28 highway miles per gallon.