Slideshow: In Pictures: Undercover Gas Guzzlers
The Volkswagen Beetle looks cute and innocent, but this petite car has a huge appetite. The Beetle slurps down $2,329 in fuel each year when it’s equipped with an automatic transmission. That price doesn’t improve with a manual transmission. You’ll only jump one mile-per-gallon on the highway, to give you a grand total of 20/29 mpg city/highway. Whoopee. Thank goodness it takes regular gasoline.
Check out how the Beetle does in our affordable small car rankings.