The Best Gas Mileage SUVs for New England

  • Honda HR-V

    If you’re looking for the best gas mileage, SUVs from Honda deliver big in the area of fuel efficiency. Honda’s lineup of award-winning crossovers and SUVs also boasts incredible spaciousness and amenities. It’s no wonder New England drivers continue to favor the Honda brand when they’re looking for an outstanding vehicle!

2017 Honda HR-V

The junior member of the Honda SUV lineup is the stylish 2017 Honda HR-V, which is in its second year as a nameplate. This fun, functional crossover serves up the efficiency drivers are looking for and all the space they could wish for in a compact SUV. Kelley Blue Book’s says of the HR-V: “If you’ve been looking for (a) compact car with good gas mileage, a low price, strong resale and reliability ratings plus the ability to tackle deep snow and carry all your toys, the 2017 Honda HR-V subcompact SUV should fit you like a glove.”

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Honda HR-V Engine

Each trim level in the HR-V lineup is powered by a 1.8L SOHC i-VTEC In-Line 4-cylinder engine that produces 141 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque, providing plenty of zip for your daily commute!

Honda HR-V CVT Transmission

When equipped with two-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission, the HR-V serves up an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.* With two-wheel drive and a 6-speed manual transmission, the HR-V delivers 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.*

Honda HR-V Performance

A Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control system is available for the HR-V trims with a CVT, providing some extra traction out on the road and helping to combat traction loss. When equipped with AWD, the Honda HR-V achieves an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.*


Along with its impressive fuel economy numbers, the HR-V provides exceptional spaciousness, offering up to 58.8 cubic feet of cargo volume with the rear seat lowered and up to 100.1 cubic feet of passenger room. Standard features are plentiful in even the base model and include a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, a 60/40-split second-row Magic Seat, Bluetooth connectivity, and lots more.

2017 Honda CR-V

The sleek, sporty 2017 Honda CR-V has Car and Driver saying of the CR-V, “Versatility, competency, and reliability are the tenets on which the CR-V hangs its hat.” Among its plentiful assets the CR-V boasts impressive fuel efficiency, with mpg numbers that will make you think you’re riding in a compact car rather than an SUV!

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Honda CR-V 2.4 4 Cylinder Engine

Two engine options are offered for the CR-V. A standard-issue 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder produces 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with the standard in-line 4-cylinder engine, the CR-V achieves an EPA-estimated 26 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway with two-wheel drive* and an EPA-estimated 25 city mpg and 31 highway mpg with all-wheel drive.*

Honda CR-V Turbocharged Engine

The CR-V’s turbocharged engine offering, a 1.5L engine that comes standard onboard the EX trim level and above, generates 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque. When it comes to fuel economy, the CR-V delivers an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway when equipped with the turbo engine and two-wheel drive.* With the turbocharged engine and all-wheel drive, the CR-V offers an EPA-estimated 27 city mpg and 33 highway mpg.*


Boasting 75.8 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seat down, the spacious CR-V offers up plenty of room to meet your cargo-carrying needs. Vehicle occupants can also spread out comfortably with up to 105.9 cubic feet of passenger space to stretch out in. Standard features include an automatic climate control system, a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, smart airbags, and lots more.

2017 Honda Pilot

The outstanding 2017 Honda Pilot, winner of Kelley Blue Book’s Best Buy of the Year Award,** is a driver favorite that boasts three rows of seating—perfect for families as well as adventurers who are looking for towing power and lots of cargo room. With all that plentiful space, the Pilot still manages to deliver fuel economy that resembles that of a sedan more than a large SUV. In a review on, Kelley Blue Book praises the Pilot by saying, “With its eye-appealing style, luxurious interior appointments and impressive driving characteristics, the 2017 Honda Pilot is the 8-passenger, 3-row family SUV by which to judge all others.”

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Honda Pilot Engine

Each Honda Pilot model comes equipped with a 3.5L SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine that delivers an outstanding 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. This mighty engine brings enough towing power to handle up to 5,000 pounds—plenty of muscle to turn this family SUV into a vacationing dream! Hitch up boats, ATVs, and more when you head out on your next adventure.

Honda Pilot Vehicle Stability Assist

A 6-speed automatic transmission comes standard for the Pilot. When equipped with this transmission and two-wheel drive, the Pilot’s EPA-estimated fuel economy is 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.* With 6-speed automatic transmission and the available Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM4) all-wheel drive, the Pilot delivers an EPA-estimated18 city mpg and 26 highway mpg.*

2017 Honda Pilot parked in front of the ocean

A 9-speed automatic transmission with shift-by-wire and paddle shifters comes standard for the two highest Pilot trims. When equipped with this advanced transmission and two-wheel drive, the Pilot delivers an EPA-estimated 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.* With a 9-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, the Pilot achieves an EPA-estimated 19 city mpg and 26 highway mpg.*


The impressive Pilot features three rows of seating, with seats for eight occupants offered standard and the top-level Pilot Elite trim providing seating for seven along with luxurious second-row captain’s chairs. The roomy Pilot also boasts up to 153.1 cubic feet of passenger space and up to 109.0 cubic feet of cargo room with the rear seats lowered. Plentiful standard amenities include a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, push-button start, Bluetooth connectivity, and lots more.

Hit the Road in a Highly Efficient Honda!

To get an up-close look at these incredible 2017 Honda SUVs, head into your nearest New England Honda Dealers location today. Save big at the gas pump, and enjoy amazing deals on the high-quality SUV you’ve been dreaming of!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.
** The Honda Civic, Accord, and Pilot have been recognized by Kelley Blue Book’s 2017 Best Buy of the Year in their respective classes. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.

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