These Economy Cars are Insanely Fast


Budget-conscious buyers tend to look towards economy cars, which are usually small, lightweight, and low-cost to produce, purchase and maintain. Economy cars have great fuel efficiency, so running costs are quite low. The Economy car makers have a lot of trouble maintaining low car weight to improve mileage and life of the car. Making the car too light is also puts the company in trouble related to the safety issues. Making the car economical is huge challenge for the company.

1. 2022 Honda Civic Si (127mph)

This car comes with a 1.5-litre turbocharged inline-four paired with a six-speed manual. The engine is capable of making up to 200 HP and 192 lb-ft of torque. This economy car has a mileage of 27 mpg. In addition the car has a top speed of 127 mph.

2022 Honda Civic Si

2. 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI (147 mph)

The Golf GTI is Volkswagen’s successful attempt at combining performance and and an affordable price tag. The new eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI comes with a  2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with an output of 241 HP and 273 lb-ft of torque. In addition the top speed of the car is 155 mph. This car has a mileage of about 47mpg.

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

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3. 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata (143 mph)

The 2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata is priced at $27,650 for the base model. The base Mazda Sport is powered by a 2.0-litre inline-4 cylinder that produces 181 HP and 151 lb-ft of torque. The two-seat convertible goes from a standstill to 60 mph in less than 6.0 seconds.

2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata

4. 2020 Buick Regal Sportback (155 MPH)

This 250 HP generating car has a 2-litre Inline 4 engine. The car generates a torque of 260 lb-ft. In addition the car has a top speed of 155 mph. The midsize sedan zooms to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds. The car has a good economy and provides a decent mileage.

2020 Buick Regal Sportback

5. 2022 Toyota Camry (135 mph)

The 2022 Toyota Camry’s price sits at $25,845. The 2.5-liter inline-four cylinder dishes out 203 HP and 184 lb-ft of torque. This good economy Camry tops out at 135 mph, making it a little faster than the Nissan Altima and Honda Civic Si.

2022 Toyota Camry

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6. 2021 Hyundai i20 N (143 mph)

The 2021 Hyundai i20 N hatchback has a top speed of 143 mph generated by the 1.6-liter turbocharged GDi. In addition the engine is paired with a six speed manual to generate a 200 HP and 210 lb-ft of torque. In just 6 seconds the car can reach to a 60 mph mark from a still stop.

2021 Hyundai i20 N 


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