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Lately the news has been jam-packed with reports about soaring oil and gas prices. We all feel a little extra squeeze at the gas pump these days with the average gas price now up to almost $3.30 a gallon, and experts predicting the price of gas to top $4 per gallon in some states this summer.
Many people have decided to purchase smaller, more fuel efficient and environmentally safer cars. However, driving one of the 10 Cars With Surprisingly Bad Gas Mileage could end up costing you more at the gas pump. Even if you have a car that doesn’t get the greatest gas mileage, there are still simple measures you can take to save money on gas.
10 Cars with Surprisingly Bad Gas Mileage
MPG City MPG Hwy
2008 Saab 9-7x Aero 12 16
2008 Jeep Wrangler 15 19
2008 Jeep Liberty 15 21
2008 Saturn Vue XE 15 22
2008 Pontiac G6 GT 15 22
2008 Mazda RX-8 16 22
2008 Mazda CX-7 16 22
2008 Volvo S80 16 24
2008 Pontiac Solstice 19 24
2008 Saturn Sky 19 24
As truck-based mid-size SUVs become less and less relevant to consumers—let alone Saab buyers—Saab has resorted to the unthinkable to try to keep sales of its ill-conceived 9-7X alive: sticking a 6.0-liter LS2 V-8 with 390 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque under its long, non-clamshell hood. Yes, you're looking at none other than the Saab SS.....