15. Chevrolet Cruze
The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze falls under the category of compact car. It gets an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 from Motor Trend and it is one of the more affordable options if you’re looking for great fuel economy and a budget priced vehicle. You can get into a brand new 2017 for under $17,000. The city mpg rating comes in at up to 31 for city driving and at 47 mpg for highway. This car gets the best fuel economy when driven at faster speeds. The city mpg is not really noteworthy, but it’s great for longer distances that involve highway and freeway traveling. It is available in both sedan models, which are the more affordable ones, and for a bump of about $5 grand, in a hatchback style. The comfort is about average as is the handling, but don’t expect anything too lavish. It’s fairly basic unless you opt for the upgrades.