Well I had the Civic and as you all might know it was an automatic. Still I mananged to get 41mpg+ out of it... I had been pitching to get the Yaris since it is more the of car I want. A hatchback, five speed and overall a smaller car. The kicker came when my dad backed into the Civic causing serious body damage to it. Here are the pictures of my Yaris. So far I've gotten 39mpg out of it. I think 45mpg+ should be easily attained once I become more tuned with the car. I did have that spoiler installed. It really improved highway handling since the car is very light. Fuel economy also went up by 2mpgs once the spoiler was installed. I have been thinking about removing the hubcaps and going all steelies. Once i get the funds I'd like to purchase some "full moons" They should increase mileage as well.