Cash for Clunkers By the Numbers
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 27, 2009
Cash for Clunkers sales by manufacturer. The US Cash for Clunkers program (CARS) ended Tuesday night with 690,114 dealer transaction submitted worth $2,877.9 mpg and the average fuel economy of vehicles purchased is 24.9 mpg: a 58% improvement. With the end of transactions under the program, the Department of Transportation is augmenting a team that already includes more than 2,000 people processing dealer applications for rebates.