By Clint Williams
Green Right Now
Donâ€™t be fooled. Gasoline prices wonâ€™t be bumping around $2 a gallon for long. Driving a car with good fuel economy still makes sense. Higher mpg means lower operating costs for the household budget and fewer greenhouse gas emissions.
Happily, car shoppers today have a myriad of options among fuel frugal 2009 cars. You can find something getting 30 mpg or better on the highway at nearly every dealer lot. In some cases, youâ€™ll have to settle for a trim line with a smaller engine and manual transmission to hit the 30 mpg mark.
Here are 30 with 30 mpg:
Gorgeous lines, 200-horsepower and a crisp six-speed manual transmission make the Audi TT a swell sports car. The fuel economy of the base 2-liter model makes it an earth-friendly sports car.
EPA estimated mpg: 22 city/30 highway