Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7 The model adapts the latest Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive from the new-generation Prius, already proven as an MPG winner. Earlier post.). l/100 km) combined fuel economy (projected).

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Venue

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To maximize fuel economy, selecting the Normal drive mode is key to equaling or besting the EPA rating of 30 mpg city/34 highway/32 combined. Our tester had six speakers, including two tweeters, for the audio system, with AM/FM HD, SiriusXM (90-day trial), Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.


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Flash Drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

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The upgraded 10-speaker Bose premium audio system, which thankfully had volume and channel knobs, included AM/FM HD radio, SiriusXM and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The EPA rates fuel economy at 24 mpg city/30 highway/26 combined. All-New Flagship Crossover.

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers up to 52 mpg combined; Solar Roof System

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At the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai introduced its new 2020 Sonata Hybrid, featuring up to 686 miles of driving range and an EPA-estimated 52 mpg combined fuel economy rating on the Blue trim.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

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Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, USB ports and Bluetooth are standard, with the head-up display and power panoramic sunroof part of the SEL Touring package. The EPA rates fuel economy at 25 mpg city/26 highway/25 combined. Exterior and Interior Upgrades for a Reimagined Compact Crossover.

2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

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The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). Honda estimates the Insight will deliver up to 55 mpg (4.27 The hybrid battery unit will be assembled at the company’s Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio, with the 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle engine manufactured by Honda’s Anna, Ohio engine plant, which also produces the engine for the Ohio-made 2018 Accord Hybrid.

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Road Test: 2021 Buick Envision Avenir FWD

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The EPA rates the Buick Envision FWD at 24 mpg city/31 highway/26 combined miles per gallon. mpg average. The infotainment system includes wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which was an unexpected feature. All-New Sleek Design with Premium Touches.

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Road Test: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Duramax 4WD Crew Cab AT4 CarbonPro

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Fuel economy for the 3.0-liter Duramax turbodiesel is EPA rated at 22 mpg city/26 highway/24 combined. mpg, but on a 100-mile all-freeway run with the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph, we got an impressive 29.8 The dash has controls for 2WD, 4WD and Auto 4WD.

Latest EPA automotive trend report shows MY 2017 fleet fuel economy of 24.9 mpg; new record

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mpg to 25.4 This annual report is part of the EPA’s commitment to providing the public with transparent information about new light-duty vehicle GHG emissions, fuel economy, technology data, and auto manufacturers’ performance in meeting the agency’s GHG emissions standards. The latest edition of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) annual Automotive Trends Report finds that Model Year (MY) 2017 vehicle fuel economy was 24.9

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Toyota Prius AWD-e: Going light on the rear motor helps it hit 50 mpg

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The all-wheel drive version of the Toyota Prius introduced last week at the LA Auto Show earns an astoundingly good EPA fuel economy rating of 50 mpg combined—nearly as good as the 52 mpg earned by much of the Prius lineup (LE, XLE and Limited). Los Angeles Auto Show all-wheel drive

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid aims for 50 mpg—Prius tech meets frugal mainstream

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With the introduction of a 50-mile-per-gallon Corolla Hybrid at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota is keeping true to a mission it undertook a long time ago: democratizing hybrid technology, and making it mainstream. Los Angeles Auto ShowThe carmaker has long aimed to deploy its hybrid system aggressively into pretty much every product in their lineup. Suddenly within.

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco starts at $20,650; 40 mpg highway, 35 mpg combined

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Elantra Eco is the most fuel efficient Elantra, delivering an EPA estimated 40 mpg (5.88 l/100 km) on the highway and 35 mpg (6.71 On the inside, there is a standard seven-inch Display Audio touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. Hyundai Motor America has priced the all-new 2017 Elantra Eco starting at $20,650. l/100 km) in combined city and highway driving.

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Chevrolet 2017 Cruze Diesel EPA-rated at 52 mpg highway, 37 mpg combined; Tier 3 Bin 125

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The 2017 Cruze Diesel Sedan ( earlier post ) fitted with the six-speed manual transmission offers an EPA-estimated highway mileage of 52 mpg (4.52 The six-speed manual model returns an EPA-estimated city mileage of 30 mpg (7.83 l/100 km), resulting in 37 mpg (6.35 Cruze Diesel with the nine-speed automatic achieves an EPA-estimated highway economy of up to 47 mpg and 31 city mpg, which results in 37 mpg combined.

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2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback to debut at New York show; 40 mpg highway

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Toyota will introduce the all-new 2020 Yaris Hatchback at the New York International Auto Show this month. Estimated highway fuel economy is 40 mpg US (5.88 The vehicle gets its high appetite for fun and low appetite for fuel from a 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that delivers 106 horsepower. L/100km). High-compression (12.0:1) 1) and direct fuel injection give the engine ultra-quick responsiveness that’s matched to the standard 6-speed automatic transmission.

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Toyota introduces new 2020 Highlander and hybrid at New York International Auto Show; TNGA-K platform

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Toyota introduced the next-generation three-row 2020 Highlander SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The fourth-generation Highlander offers the choice between a powerful V6 or new-generation hybrid powertrain, with the gas version offering a manufacturer-estimated 22 MPG combined fuel economy and the Hybrid offering an manufacturer-estimated 34 MPG combined fuel economy. The system delivers a combined 240 horsepower and an EPA-estimated 34 combined MPG.

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Hyundai unveils 2021 Elantra and Elantra Hybrid; 50 MPG EPA-estimated combined rating on the first Elantra Hybrid

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The 2021 Elantra showcases Hyundai’s latest ambitions, including a Sensuous Sportiness design identity, hybrid-electric vehicle technology, and segment-first wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.

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Renault To Show 117 MPG Concept At Paris Auto Show To Hit French Target

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There are stricter targets on the horizon however, and Renault is the latest to accept a challenge set by the French government to produce a 117 mpg car by 2020. According to Autocar, the French automaker will show off a 117 mpg Europe''s CO2-based taxation system means consumers already have access to a wide range of highly efficient vehicles.

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Toyota Prius AWD-e earns 50 mpg with all-weather treads

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Los Angeles Auto ShowIf you want one of the highest-mileage non-plug-in vehicles on the market—like the Toyota Prius, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Niro, or Honda Insight, there’s been one quite significant deal-breaker for many Snow Belt families: All-wheel drive simply isn’t a possibility. That’s due to change very soon with the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e.

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Achates showcases 2.7L, 3-cylinder opposed piston gasoline compression ignition engine in F-150; estimated 37 mpg combined

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Achates Power and new development parter Aramco Services ( earlier post ) showcased a Ford F-150 fitted with a 3-cylinder, 2.7-liter Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI) engine. Fabien Redon, Vice President, Technology Development at Achates, said they estimate that the OPGCI pickup will achieve 37 mpg (6.35

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. Detroit Auto Show VideosPickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of.

Elio Motors unveils engine prototype for 84 mpg highway 3-wheeler

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As the team began to dive into some of the details and changes to meet the desired Elio targets, it found that the Geo Metro engine would not meet the fuel efficiency targets to enable the vehicle fuel economy goal of 84 mpg highway. We are literally trying to reinvent the auto industry, so why go the conventional route and rework someone else’s engine?

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid adds solar roof, challenges Camry Hybrid at 52 mpg

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And the latest 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, revealed at the Chicago Auto Show today, looks to be a great example of that. Especially in the numbers-focused green-car arena, some healthy competition can do wonders.

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Achates engine in Ford F-150 pickup targets 37 mpg, with Saudi oil company backing

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One year ago at the Detroit auto show, a company called Achates Power unveiled models of a new kind of internal-combustion engine. emissions Detroit Auto Show EPA Engines Fuel Economy carbon dioxide Achates PowerWith opposed pistons in the middle and crankshafts at either end, it was sufficiently different to startle most visitors who paid attention. That engine came with some audacious claims, too: How about an EPA combined.

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2020 Ford Escape revealed: Hybrid returns teasing nearly 40 mpg, plug-in hybrid version with 30 electric miles

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New York Auto Show Plug-In HybridsThe Ford Escape was the first Ford hybrid and the first hybrid SUV to hit the market. That was 15 years ago, and Ford has been sitting out seven model years with no Escape Hybrid in the lineup. With the introduction of a new 2020 Escape, Ford is bringing back this model, which once had a very loyal following from taxi companies, public agencies.

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BMW staging world premiere of X5 plug-in hybrid at Auto Shanghai

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BMW is using the upcoming Auto Shanghai event as the platform for the world premiere of the BMW X5 xDrive40e Sports Activity Vehicle, the first plug-in hybrid production model from the BMW core brand. liters per 100 kilometers (69 - 71 mpg US) and a combined electricity consumption of 15.4 – 15.3 liters of fuel for every 100 kilometers in such situations (zero consumption – 78 mpg US). 36 mpg US), depending on driving style.

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EPA-rated at 50 mpg city

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Honda has begun US production of the 2014 Accord Hybrid ( earlier post ), which will carry an EPA fuel economy rating of 50 mpg (4.7 The EPA rating is 1 mpg higher than Honda had originally anticipated for the hybrid (49 mpg). The new Accord Hybrid also carries an EPA-rated highway fuel economy of 45 mpg (5.2 l/100 km) and combined cycle fuel economy of 47 mpg (5.0 The Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid holds the top highway fuel economy rating at 48 mpg (4.9

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50 mpg city 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid starts at $29,155

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The EPA-rated 50 mpg (4.7 The 2014 Accord Hybrid, equipped with a two-motor hybrid system, also carries EPA ratings of 45 mpg highway and 47 mpg combined (5.2 The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is the first Honda hybrid vehicle produced in Ohio, at the company’s Marysville Auto Plant, and joins the Greensburg, Indiana-built Civic Hybrid as the second Honda hybrid model built in the US, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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Porsche Panamera Diesel delivers 6.3L/100km (37 mpg)

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mpg US)—167 g/km CO 2 —on the NEDC with optional low-friction tires. mpg US) with 172 g/km CO 2. An auto start/stop function is standard. The Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo with a 3.0L diesel engine consumes 6.3 l/100 km (37.3 Range on a single tank is in excess of 1,200 kilometers (746 miles). With the standard tires the fuel consumption is 6.5 l/100 km (36.2 The 3.0L V6 engine has a rated output of 250 hp (184 kW) achieved between 3,800 rpm and 4,400 rpm.

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Elio introduces Gen5 three-wheeler prototype at LA Auto Show

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Elio Motors introduced its three-wheeled P5 fifth-generation prototype at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The company is targeting a launch date of late 2016 for the enclosed vehicle that is expected to deliver to 84 mpg and retail for a targeted base price of $6,800. seconds, have a top speed of more than 100 mph and get up to 84 mpg on the highway.

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Mitsubishi introduces 2014 Mirage with estimated 40 mpg US combined

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MMNA) unveiled the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage 5-door subcompact at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Mitsubishi estimates that the new, non-hybrid Mirage, expected to go on sale in the fall, will achieve estimated fuel economy of 37 mpg city/44 mpg highway/40 mpg combined (6.4, Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut in Detroit; 50 mpg or better projected

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On Thursday, a concept version of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan was unveiled before its public debut at next week's Detroit auto show. Detroit Auto ShowAny new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. Honda released photos and some details of what's called the "Insight.

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Chevrolet introduces 2016 Malibu; full hybrid option; 8-speed auto

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The Malibu Hybrid will offer an estimated combined fuel economy rating exceeding 45 mpg (5.22 turbo engine option, Malibu is projected to offer 37 mpg (6.35 turbo employs the stop/start technology introduced on the 2014 Malibu, which enhances efficiency in stop-and-go driving, contributing to a GM-estimated 27 mpg (8.7 models are GM-estimated at 22 mpg (10.7 l/100 km) in the city and 32 mpg (7.34

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New 2016 Range Rover Evoque with new Ingenium diesel will deliver up to 56 mpg; Geneva debut

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l/100 km (56 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions of 109 g/km. l/100km (49 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions from 125g/km. l/100km (30 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions of 181g/km. Auto: 129 (Coupe). Auto: 134 (5-Door). Auto: 129 (Coupe). Auto: 134 (5-Door). Auto: 4.9 Auto: 5.1 Auto: 4.9 Auto: 5.1 Auto 4WD: 10. Auto 4WD: 9. Auto: 111 (180). Auto: 121 (195).

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Geely Auto’s flagship Bo Rui GE hybrid selected as part of China’s diplomatic fleet; 48V MHEV or PHEV

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Geely Auto’s flagship B-segment hybrid sedan Bo Rui GE has been selected as an official diplomatic concierge vehicle by the Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions. According to Geely Auto Group CTO Feng Qingfeng, the Bo Rui GE MHEV delivers fuel economy of 5.8L/100 km (40.5 mpg US). In green travel mode, the Bo Rui GE PHEV has an average fuel economy of 1.6L/100 km (145 mpg US).

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New 2019 Toyota Avalon hybrid boosts fuel economy 10% to 44 mpg combined

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Toyota estimates that the 2019 Avalon Hybrid will boost fuel economy by up to 10% over its MY 2018 predecessor, from 40 mpg (5.88 l/100 km) combined to 44 mpg (5.34 Auto Glide Control (AGC), yet another of Avalon’s fuel-saving technologies, automatically calculates efficient coasting. Estimated combined cycle fuel economy is 26 mpg (9.04

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Auto Industry's MPG Report Card, Dealer Dilemma, GM Mid-Size Pickups: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The auto industry is making good progress in meeting gas-mileage goals, why dealers are a bottleneck for electric-car sales, and the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon mid-size pickup trucks are on their way to showrooms.

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Hyundai 'AE' Hybrid To Beat 2016 Prius On MPG? Detroit Debut On Tap

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While we don't yet know the model name, we do know Hyundai is expected to launch its first dedicated hybrid vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars subcompact Fuel EconomyThat car--codenamed 'AE' for now--will go on sale within a year of the fourth-generation Toyota Prius, the car that has defined hybrid efficiency for more than a decade. And in its domestic.

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Chevrolet Cruze Eco achieves EPA-rated 42 mpg on highway

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The non-hybrid 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco delivers an EPA-estimated 42 mpg on the highway (manual transmission models), with city fuel economy of 28 mpg. Aerodynamic improvements over non-Eco manual-transmission models contributed approximately six mpg to the Cruze’s EPA-estimated 42 mpg highway fuel economy. 28 mpg. 42 mpg. turbo, auto 6). 24 mpg. 36 mpg. 26 mpg. 35 mpg. 26 mpg. 34 mpg. 25 mpg.

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid EPA-rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway; plug-in Energi version offers 85 mph top electric speed

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The Ford C-MAX Hybrid ( earlier post ) is now officially EPA-certified at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway and 47 mpg combined (5.0L/100km), bettering the fuel economy of the Toyota Prius v by 3 mpg on the city cycle and 7 mpg on the highway (5 mpg combined). EV: Auto. In EV: Auto mode, the vehicle automatically takes advantage of plug-in charge, said Kevin Layden, Ford director of Electrification Programs and Engineering.

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2016 Honda Pilot Seven-Seat SUV Rated At 22 Or 23 MPG Combined

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The new Pilot was unveiled back in February at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and we now know that it will achieve an EPA-rated 23 mpg combined (20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway) with front-wheel drive and the optional nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2016 Honda Pilot gets a slight bump in fuel efficiency as part of a ground-up redesign.

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GM adds 9-speed auto to 2018 Buick Envision for China

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mpg US). Buick launched the 2018 Buick Envision in China with a new nine-speed transmission, updated design and enhanced connectivity. The Envision originally went on sale in China in October 2014. It remains Buick’s most popular SUV and second most popular model overall, with deliveries of 169,227 units in the first 10 months of this year. Like Buick’s new Regal and 2018 LaCrosse introduced earlier this year, the 2018 Envision features Buick eMotion Intelligent Drive Technology.

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Chevrolet introduces 2016 Spark; new 1.4L engine with 16% more power and 40 mpg highway

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At the New York International Auto Show, Chevrolet introduced the all-new 2016 Spark—a completely redesigned and more sophisticated execution of the brand’s global minicar. GM estimates that Spark with the CVT will deliver 40 mpg (5.88 It offers greater efficiency and refinement, along with new, available safety and connectivity features.

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GM Introducing US Version of Chevrolet Cruze at LA Auto Show; Up to Estimated 40 mpg Highway

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GM unveils the US production version of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan at the LA Auto Show on 2 December. I-4 turbo with variable valve timing that delivers up to an estimated 40 mpg (EPA ratings pending) on the highway with a high-efficiency model. The 2011 Cruze. Click to enlarge. The Cruze will compete with vehicles such as Toyota Corolla; Honda Civic; Ford Focus; Hyundai Elantra; and Nissan Sentra.

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