Review: 2014 Nissan Versa Note

The all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note features best in class fuel economy and great use of space.

The all-new 2014 Nissan Versa Note features best in class fuel economy and great use of space.

The 2014 Nissan Versa Note is the hatchback version of the recently redesigned model.

The Versa Note was released for the first time recently, and in some ways is a combination of the 2013 Nissan Versa under the hood and the Nissan Leaf on the outside. Some of the key highlights of the Versa Note include the lowered price, best in class fuel economy, great use of space and some great available features.

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Review: 2013 Ford Focus

The 2013 Ford Focus builds off the very popular redesign in 2012. You see a lot of these models on the road today. With their great fuel economy, wide range of features and the unmistakable styling, it only takes one test drive to see why all your friends are coming back to Ford.

When you talk about the Focus, you have to talk about its fuel economy. The Focus gets up to 37 MPG on the highway! At a time when gas prices are well above the $3 mark and sometimes approach that $4 mark, you’ll need a car like this 2013 Ford Focus. Ford is helping you stay away from the gas pump.

Next of course is that distinctive Ford Focus styling. Jaws dropped when the Ford Focus was introduced last year, and that unmistakable front grille, quality down the sides and rear of the Focus returns this year. That design was such a hit that Ford has carried it over to other popular redesigns, including the Ford Escape and Ford Fusion.

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Ford Fusion, C-Max Green Car of the Year Finalists

2013 Ford Fusion

Ford is making some of most fuel efficient and eco-friendly cars on the road today, so it’s no surprise they are dominating the nominations for Green Car of the Year.

The 2013 Ford Fusion and the 2013 Ford C-Max are among five vehicles that are finalists for the Green Car of the Year Award, sponsored by the Green Car Journal.

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MSN Ranks America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Cars

MSN Autos researched and studied what are the most fuel efficient vehicles in America, and on Thursday they submitted the top 37 models.

It should come as no surprise that many of our top models are the most fuel efficient in the nation. And it should come as no surprise the Hyundai, America’s most fuel efficient model, placed four vehicles in the list. Ford had 3 cars on the list. Honda also had 3 cars make the list. Kia and Nissan’s most fuel efficient models were also selected to the list.

If you want the best fuel economy, MSN suggests checking out the top plug in models.

The notables on the list as followed:

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Honda, Ford and Nissan top MPG list

We’ve all cringed lately as we filled our vehicle, and the worst parts is, the gas prices are still rising.

We know you are going to want and need a vehicle with higher MPGs, and the good news is, we proudly carry many of the most fuel efficient models on the road today.

Consumer Reports recently tested all the top models, and Honda and Ford had the top four fuel-efficient models.

According to their tests, the Civic LX is No. 1, coming in at 47 MPG. The Civic EX comes in with 43 MPG. The Ford Fiesta SE and Sedan models are three and four, reaching 45 and 43 MPG respectively.

Many of our top models reach beyond MPG, including the manual transmission Honda CR-V (45), Nissan Versa SV Sedan (40), Fiesta SES manual hatchback (42), and Ford Fusion Hybrid (40).

Take back the pump, check out these models when considering your next model. If they are going to charge this much, it’s best to be prepared.