Muscle per Gallon: Minivans

We rated cars' mix of performance and fuel economy (the muscle per gallon index).

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To rate cars' mix of performance and fuel economy (the muscle per gallon index), we multiplied the horsepower rating by the city MPG number, then divided by 100.

Rank Make Model Base MSRP Engine Type Horsepower City MPG Muscle per gallon index
1 Toyota Sienna $29,525 Gas V6 266 17 45.2
2 Hyundai Entourage $29,895 Gas V6 250 16 40.0
2 Kia Sedona $26,195 Gas V6 250 16 40.0
4 Honda Odyssey $28,960 Gas V6 244 16 39.0
4 Honda Odyssey $25,860 Gas V6 244 16 39.0
6 Chevrolet Uplander $24,250 Gas V6 240 16 38.4
6 Chrysler Town & Country $35,670 FFV V6 240 16 38.4
6 Nissan Quest $29,350 Gas V6 240 16 38.4
9 Chrysler Town & Country $27,895 FFV V6 198 16 31.7
10 Dodge Grand Caravan $27,000 Gas V6 197 16 31.5
11 Dodge Grand Caravan $21,790 Gas V6 175 17 29.8
12 Chrysler Town & Country $22,510 FFV V6 170 17 28.9
Note: FFV is a flexible-fuel vehicle.
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