With the cost of fuel these days and the price of just about everything else going up, people are looking for smart ways to trim their budgets. For most of us, simply driving less is not an option. However, the type of vehicle you drive can have a big impact on your monthly fuel costs. Driving a hybrid or electric vehicle can drastically cut your fuel budget, but beyond that, there's some great options if you're looking for a pre-owned vehicle that offers fuel-efficiency while fitting within your lifestyle.

What are some of the best fuel-efficient used cars available?

We have handpicked five vehicles that are popular, affordable, and fuel-efficient, making them great options for daily commuters who want to keep fuel-costs within budget. Look at our choices below and see if one of these popular cars is a better fit for your commuting budget.

Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla has been a popular vehicle for decades due to its reputation for efficiency. The Corolla offers sleek styling and a comfortable ride, along with great MPGs in both city and highway driving. The Corolla is hard to beat when it comes to an overall great fuel-efficient used car.

Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata is a roomy sedan that offers comfort, style, and great MPG for the perfect efficient family vehicle. Recent models achieve around 27 MPG city and 37 MPG highway with the 180-horsepower 1.6L turbocharged engine.

Honda CR-V

An SUV on a fuel-efficient cars list? Hear us out. The Honda CR-V is a spacious compact crossover that gets around 32 MPG highway in all-wheel-drive and about 34 MPG highway in the two-wheel-drive configuration. Sure, you're likely to see better MPGs in a sedan or hatchback, but the CR-V is still an efficient option for those who do winter driving or if you need a bit more cargo space than what you typically find in a sedan or hatchback.

Nissan Versa

The Nissan Versa offers some serious fuel economy, getting around 32 MPG in the city and about 40 MPG on the highway. That could add up to big savings over time when comparing with what you may be getting in your current vehicle. Its compact footprint can be an advantage if you do a lot of city driving or find yourself often navigating tight parking spaces.

Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry has long been one of the most popular vehicles on the road, and for good reason. There are legendary stories about proud Camry owners with hundreds of thousands of miles on their odometer. And while its likely these owners followed a diligent maintenance routine, there's no denying the Camry's longstanding reputation for reliability. You can expect a recent model year 4-cylinder Camry to get around 28 MPG in the city and 39 MPG on the highway.

If you're looking to upgrade your vehicle while trimming your fuel-budget, we invite you to shop our big selection of popular models. Each Hertz Certified vehicle includes a powertrain warranty and a 7-day buy back guarantee.

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