Certainly! The coupes have great importance in glamour and entertainment world like they are hyped in songs by the bands and stars like the Beach Boys’ they used the coupe in “Little Deuce Coupe”. It is not only ends at the songs but they are equally glorified in the movies like “Need for Speed,” Ford Mustang coupe has held a central place in the movie and used to deliver the main role.
These are the icons designed for speed, style and performance at the same time. With fun in mind, these classical 2-door models remind misty fictions of drag car races on the two-lane highways and definitely the late-night cruises to nowhere with the friends. All these fantasies remind us that why we love these two door cars so much. However, don’t bother if you do not have that much money to buy one.
These exclusively designed and styled coupes have been sensibly selected. This list of best coupes and compact cars is purely based on the best fuel economies from the best engines to save you money every time when you drive these beauties and continue saving you a lot till you keep them with you. So go ahead, my fantasy racer! It’s time to have fun with one of the top ten luxury coupe.
There isn’t any sensation looking at the picture of sensational coupe while you are looking to buy a coupe, when you consider that important thing which is listed below, called efficiency and the fuel economy.
This isn’t about being realistic to assume the figure from a picture. There is no trick of being involved with rear passenger seating or massive cargo space because you do not need to.
This is about the feeling of an impressive and noticeable design, a cherished cabin and an approachable driving experience. For coupe and compact car fans drawn by using such charms, there are plenty of choices, ranging from economical yet wonderful to spendthrift yet enjoyable.
Our endorsed list of coupes and compact cars includes common coupes and two-door hatchbacks, because the coupe experience comes in many shapes and under many price tags.
Here are our selections for the excellent coupes of 2016 for price watchers and 2017 for those who are really after a sensation. We have pushed and evaluated each and every kind of winners and deem them the highest picks for the exceptional sports coupes, entry-level luxurious coupes, muscle cars, and top class racing coupes, and hopefully, you will find at least one that you like. These cars are ranked according to their average fuel economy.
Let’s start with the UK’s favorite Mini Cooper model. Despite of the class leading Mini Cooper engines or number of doors, the 2016 Mini Cooper comes with a six-speed manual transmission and a handy gadget for hill-guide and automatic rev-matching for charming and simple downshifts, at the same time a six-speed automatic transmission also offered with rev-matching technology. For further fuel savings, BMW has offered stop-start feature that shuts off the engine automatically upon the stop, even it’s a traffic signal or a parking bay.
The base engine is a turbocharged 1.5 litre three-cylinder engine that develops 134 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. A two-door version with an automatic transmission takes only 7.4 seconds to reach the pace of 0-60-mph. That’s a rapid time and second best compare to the Ford Fiesta, the best hatchback and top seller in the UK. But the vehicle was unable get a position in our list because several unspecified reasons.
Fuel economy can also be spectacular, remarkably best on the bases that the available performance. The EPA estimates 32 mpg combined, 28 in the town and 39 motorway for the 2-door with the manual, even as the manual 4-door returns 33 mpg combined 29 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 39 miles per gallon on the motorway.
Both automatic versions return about 1 mpg less than the manual transmissions and it is obvious. The Cooper S is offered with two engines where a 1.5 litre and the second is 2.0 litre 4 cylinder engine that generates 189 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque.
Ordering the automatic transmission that further adds up with paddle shifters. It takes only 6.3 seconds to reach the 62 miles per hour sprint. A manually managed convertible was fairly slower at 6.8 seconds. Fuel economy is estimated at 29 mpg manual transmission and 27 mpg with the automatic transmission.
The 2017 Ford Mustang is offered in a 2-door, 4-seat coupe. The 2017 Ford Mustang V6 Fastback is powered by a 3.7L, 6-cylinder Ford Engine mated to a manual transmission that returns an EPA estimated 17 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 28 miles per gallon on the motorway.
The highest of the model line-up is 2017 Ford Mustang GT premium Convertible, is powered by a 5.0 litre, eight-cylinder engine coupled with a manual transmission. This engine is designed for performance rather than economy and it still manages to return 15 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 25 miles per gallon on the motorway.
The common features of the Ford Mustang EcoBoost include Ford’s fuel-saving technology called EcoBoost in the 2.3 litre I-4 that produces 310hp through it intercooled turbocharger setup, 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive function, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side curtain airbags, curtains for the 1st and 2nd row, overhead airbags, driver and passenger knee airbag, airbag sensor, computerized air con, 18″ aluminum alloys and the best wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction manage, AdvanceTrac digital stability control system.
The 2016 BMW 4 series offered in both rear wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations, however BMW uses the xDrive technology in order to shift power over all the four wheels at the same time. An eight-speed automatic gearbox has been offered on all models as standard.
A manual transmission is a cheap alternative for rear wheel drive coupes and the AWD 435i coupe. In an effort to get maximum fuel economy, each transmission comes with an ultra-modern technology which was introduced few years ago, called stop/start that turns off the engine upon car stops.
The 428i model employs 2.0-litre 4-cylinder BMW 428i engines exclusively powered with turbo charging rated at 240 horsepower and 255 pound-foot of torque. The 428i is a coupe with the automatic transmission that can reach 60 mph in just over 5 seconds, a massive speed for a four-cylinder model in this segment.
When it comes to the fuel economy of the 4 series, EPA states that the entire series has been rated at 27 miles gallon on average, where 428i has exactly the same figures. It returns 23 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 35 miles per gallon while cruising on the motorway however, the average fuel economy is exactly 27 miles per gallon.
If you are looking for a higher ranked model which has a powerful engine, than you will face a dent in fuel economies as well because it hardly possible that you can get both power and fuel economy at the same time.
The 435i has a turbocharged 3.0 litre straight six engine capable of producing 300 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. These engines are equipped with the six-speed manual gearboxes charged from zero to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds. Although this speed time is almost similar to the 428i but is sufficient for this group of vehicles but simply you can say unimpressive!
When compare to the relatively lower powered but more cost effective 428i models. The 435i models return only 24 miles per gallon on average and very poor city cruisers where they only return 19 miles per gallon; they can hardly get 30 miles per gallon on the motorway cruise though. The xDrive automatic and manual rear wheel drive models have no big difference in the fuel economy. They hardly have a difference of one mile per gallon.
The 2017 Audi TT is a great coupe available in a 2-door, 4-seat coupe configuration. The 2017 Audi TT Quattro Roadster has an Audi engine of 2.0 litre, 4-cylinder engine coupled with an automatic transmission.
The EPA has tested it and stated an estimated 23 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 30 miles per gallon on the motorway. The top of the line 2017 Audi TT Quattro Coupe is powered by 2.0 litre, 4-cylinder Audi engine coupled to an automatic transmission that returns an EPA estimated 23 miles per gallon in the city and same to Quattro roadster on the motorway however, it makes a difference on the track.
The Audi TT 2.0T incorporate 2.0 litre I-4 220hp intercooled engine, with six-speed auto shift automatic transmission and overdrive features, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, side seat established airbags, curtain airbags for the front row overhead airbag, driver and passenger knee airbag, 18″ aluminum wheels, cruise control and the TT badge on the bum…
The 2017 Audi A5 is on sale as a 2-door, 4-seat coupe. The 2017 Audi A5 Quattro Coupe is powered by a 2.0 litre, four-cylinder engine mated to a manual transmission that returns an EPA-estimated 23-mpg in the city traffic and 32 miles per gallon on the motorway.
The highest ranked model of the lineup is 2017 Audi A5 Quattro Cabriolet which is powered by a 2.0 litre, 4-cylinder Audi A5 engine mated to an automatic transmission that returns an EPA estimated 21 miles per gallon while cruising in the city traffic and 29 miles on the motorway.
The ordinary features offered on all the Audi A5 2.0T sport (Tiptronic) comprise 2.0 litre I-four 220hp intercooled turbo engine, eight-speed computerized and automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, front seat-mounted airbags, knee airbag for both the driver and passenger, airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air con, and driveline traction control and Quattro all-wheel drive.
Every E-class except the E63 employs a seven-speed automatic transmission. The E 63 has an automatic seven speeds as well; however it uses a multi plate clutch system as a substitute of a torque converter for more advantageous response and control. Each transmission includes shift paddles on the steering wheel, and all models have an automatic start / stop system that turns off the engine when the automobile stops to avoid wasting of fuel.
Under the hood of this luxurious coupe, the Mercedes E250 Bluetec engine depends on a turbocharged 2.1-litre diesel powered 4-cylinder engine rated at 195 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The E350 has a relatively powerful 3.5-litre V6 engine that produces 302 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.
The E400 model is even muscular and packs a turbocharged 3.0 litre V6 that produces 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque, while the class-leading E550 enhances the fun of generating power to a turbocharged 4.7-litre V8 which is pumping out 402 hp and 443 lb-feet.
Mercedes is famous for its engines, ex-host at BBC Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson once said that merc gives a rocket power to its cars, even a tiny car can have 1000hp engine. Sooner or later, the E63 AMG S will get a turbocharged 5.5 litre V8 that cranks out 577 hp and 590 lb-ft.
The E250’s respectable 7.6-second effort to the E 63 AMG S saloon’s sizzling 3.7 seconds sprint, 4 seconds for the E63 AMG S wagon, with the E350 saloon close to splitting the variance at 6.0 seconds in all-wheel-powered form.
The E550 versions are significantly swift, as they’re capable to rip off 5-second 0-60 bursts. We clocked an E400 Cabriolet with the faster V6 at 5.3 seconds. As one would hope from this kind of varied group of powertrains, EPA-estimated petrol economy varies largely.
The 2017 Subaru BRZ is available as a 2-door, 4-seat coupe. Before any words about the engines of the BRZ, it is worth known that entire Subaru models line up uses the flat engines called horizontally opposed boxer engines. The 2017 Subaru BRZ is also powered by a 2.0 litre, four-cylinder boxer engine mated to a manual transmission that returns an EPA estimated 21 miles per gallon when cruising in the city traffic and a relatively higher fuel economy of 29 miles per gallon on the motorway.
The highest of the class 2017 Subaru BRZ is powered by a 2.0 litre, four-cylinder engine and a manual transmission that has an estimated fuel economy of 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the motorway.
All the standard Subaru BRZ models incorporate 2.0 litre flat-four 205hp engine, 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, side seat hooked up airbags, airbag occupancy sensor, automatic climate control system, 17″ aluminum wheels, and electronic balance and stability control system.
The 2017 BMW 230i is offered in a 2-door, 4-seat coupe. The 2017 BMW 230 RWD Coupe is powered by a BMW 2.0 litre 4-cylinder engine coupled with an automatic transmission that returns an EPA estimated 24 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the motorway. The top of the road 2017 BMW 230 AWD Convertible has a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder engine mated to an auto transmission that returns an EPA estimated 23-mpg when cruises across the city traffic and 33 miles per gallon on the motorway. The standard BMW 230i models come with 2.0 litre straight four BMW engine that generates 248hp through an intercooled turbo, eight-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, rear seat mounted airbags, curtain airbags with both front and rear seat row, overhead airbags are also offered.
The 2017 Honda Accord is offered as a 4-door, 5-seat saloon. The 2017 Honda Accord LX Saloon is powered by a 2.4 litre, four-cylinder engine mated to a manual transmission that returns an EPA estimated 23 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the motorway. The top of the range 2017 Honda Accord EX-L V6 comes with Navigation & Honda Sensing system; it is powered through a 3.5 litre, 6-cylinder engine mated to an automatic transmission that gives 21 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the motorway. The standard equipment of the Honda Accord EX comprise 2.4 litre I-four 185hp engine, CVT transmission with overdrive function, all-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), Smart Vent seat airbags, curtain for front and rear seats row along with the overhead airbags, cruise control system, ABS and driveline traction control also offered as standard.
The 2017 Honda Civic is available as a 4-door, 5-seat saloon. The 2017 Honda Civic LX-P Hatchback of a 1.5 litre, 4-cylinder Honda Civic engine mated to a manual gearbox and returns estimated fuel economy of 35 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 44 miles per gallon on the motorway. The top of the road 2017 Honda Civic sport touring (CVT) Hatchback is powered by a 1.5 litre four-cylinder engine and a manual transmission that returns 30 miles per gallon in the city traffic and 36 miles per gallon on the motorway.Read More