2011 Ford Fiesta 4-door HB SES Side Exterior ViewEnlarge Photo
Ford Fiesta SFE
The subcompact 2011 Ford Fiesta, in optional SFE configuration, powered by the 1.6-liter Duratec in-line four-cylinder engine and mated with six-speed automatic transmission, achieves an EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/40 mpg highway (33 mpg combined). The Ford Fiesta SFE is available on sedan and hatchback models, with base prices of $14,320 and $15,120, respectively (SFE option is extra). Check out more information on the 2011 Ford Fiesta.
2010 Toyota Yaris 3dr LB Auto (Natl) Angular Front Exterior ViewEnlarge Photo
The subcompact 2011 Toyota Yaris, available in three-door liftback, five-door liftback, and sedan models, each achieve EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/36 mpg highway (32 mpg combined) fuel economy with manual transmission. The Yaris is powered by a 106-horsepower 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Automatic transmission is also available, with only a 1-mpg loss in highway fuel economy (to 35 mpg) versus manual transmission-equipped Yaris models. The base prices for the 2011 Toyota Yaris are $12,955, $13,255, and $13,715 for three-door and five-door liftback and sedan, respectively.
2005 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-door Coupe S Side Exterior ViewEnlarge Photo
The compact front-wheel drive 2011 MINI Cooper--powered by 121-horsepower, 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission--achieves an EPA-estimated 29 mpg city/37 mpg highway (32 mpg combined). Starting sticker is $20,100.