4. Nissan Versa
Official EPA fuel economy estimates: 31/40/35. The Versa is another high-mileage car that is little on the exterior but offers so much room inside that four tall adults can sit in it comfortably at the same time. The trunk is also quite large with 14.8 cubic feet of cargo space, which is more on par with midsize sedans than subcompact cars. Buyers can add equipment you would expect in much more expensive vehicles, like an iPod interface and keyless ignition without pumping the Versa’s price up very much. If you are in need of a reliable, economical and surprisingly comfortable means of transportation, the Versa is an excellent choice.