Introduction

When it comes to family transportation, utility and economy are two of the biggest factors driving informed purchase decisions. Thus, this handy list of the best fuel economy station wagons might be helpful for those considering such a purchase. Of course these days, only a few station wagons are actually called station wagons anymore, as the term still conjures images of the square 1950’s among many young and hip car buyers. If you are among these groups, it’s OK to call them hatchbacks and crossovers too, so you can feel OK about perusing this list of the best fuel economy station wagons utilitarian models for 2016. By the way, if you’re looking for the one with the absolute best fuel economy, the Kia Soul EV uses no gasoline at all.