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This Summer's Six Best Convertibles For Great Gas Mileage: Summer is finally upon us and that means convertible

This Summer's Six Best Convertibles For Great Gas Mileage: Summer is finally upon us and that means convertible

2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio Enlarge Photo Summer is finally upon us and that means convertible owners will be cruising the highways with their tops down and the wind in their hair. Convertibles are traditionally more fuel hungry than their hard-top siblings due to the extra weight the vehicles carry, not only from their automated folding roofs but also the additional strengthening required under the skin due to their lack of a fixed roof. But with the latest crop, you’ll see that some even match their hard-top siblings when it comes to gas mileage. If you’re looking to buy a new convertible, or simply want to trade in your old one for a newer model, the guys at our sister site TheCarConnection have put together a list of the six most fuel friendly models on the market based on EPA-rated combined gas mileage. So let’s take a look at what’s on offer this summer for the eco-minded c...

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