Road Test: 2022 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

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The EPA 46 MPG Is Only the Start. You had me at 46 MPG. These driving routes were chosen for their scenic variety, and the 80-percent highway/20-percent city driving mix that covered 630 miles resulting in an average of 58 mpg. Pricing.

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Road Test: 2022 Kia Rio S 5-door Hatchback

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Excellent fuel economy, nice styling, low price and an excellent warranty. This combination delivers EPA fuel economy numbers of 33 mpg city/41 highway/36 combined. Pricing and Warranties. The base price for the 2022 Kia Rio S 5-door is $17,090.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Kia Sportage

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Fuel Economy: 25 mpg city/32 highway/28 combined. EPA Fuel Economy: 23 mpg city/28 highway/25 combined. EPA Fuel Economy: Up to 42 mpg city/44 hwy/43 combined (FWD). On our 60-mile drive in the Sportage Hybrid we averaged 45 mpg. Pricing. Something for Everyone.

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Road Test: 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid

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Using 87 octane fuel, the engine and transmission combination earned an EPA fuel economy rating of 36 mpg city/36 highway/36 combined. Pricing and Warranties. Base prices, including the $1,175 delivery, processing and handling fee, range from $35,635 to $51,635.

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Road Test: 2022 Ford Maverick XL FWD Hybrid

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mpg on combined highway and in-town driving through Southern California. The EPA has rated the Maverick Hybrid’s fuel economy at 42 mpg city/33 highway and 37 combined. mpg with the best fuel economy on an all-city 45-mile run where the average was a stellar 46.7

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Road Test: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport Outer Banks 4WD

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are 25 mpg city/28 highway/ 26 combined. Our takeaway is when the Bronco Sport is loaded with a two adults and all their gear, 30 mpg will be realistic on the highway. Pricing and Warranties. Clean Fleet Report’s 2021 Ford Bronco Outer Banks 4WD had a base price of $32,160.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Calligraphy 2.5T AWD

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The EPA has rated the fuel economy at 21 mpg city/28 highway/24 combined. Cracking 30 mpg on the open road with a midsize AWD was a nice surprise, but it really shouldn’t be that big of deal as Clean Fleet Report feels all AWD cars, at a minimum, should get 30+ mpg on the highway.

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Road Test: 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid

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The Environmental Protection Agency rates fuel economy at 30 mpg highway and combined in hybrid mode, with an impressive 84 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) that measures the pure electric mode. mpg based on the dashboard computer. Pricing. Impressive Efficiency.

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Road Test: 2022 Honda Civic Sedan 1.5T Touring

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Honda bumps up mpg & power. turbo at 31 mpg city/38 highway/34 combined. mpg combined, with a 90-mile all-freeway run, using the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph, the average bumped up to 40.8 non-turbo, fuel economy estimates are 30 mpg city/37 highway/37 combined.

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac CT5 Premium Luxury

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The sacrifice will be a bit less fuel economy off the EPA rating of 19 mpg city/28 highway/22 combined (the four-cylinder engine clocks in at 23/32/26; AWD versions take off about one mpg). The value we noted comes from this premium sports sedan having a starting price under $40,000.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Toyota Sequoia

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Fuel economy numbers have not been announced, but the same gasoline-hybrid power plant in the Toyota Tundra pickup gets 20 mpg city/24 highway/22 combined. Pricing, Availability and Warranties. All-New, All Hybrid.

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury AWD

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With sedan sales in the US declining over the past few years as crossover SUVs have become the vehicles of choice, Cadillac is looking to grab the attention of luxury sports sedan enthusiasts with the competitively priced CT4. Pricing and Warranties.

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Road Test: 2022 Kia Stinger GT-Line RWD

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Sharp-looking, powerful and affordable (with a base price of $36,090), this gran turismo has a place in both around-town and open road driving. Fuel economy for the Stinger GT-Line is EPA rated at 22 mpg city/32 highway/25 combined. mpg, and 33.0 Pricing and Warranties.

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Feature: Muscle Cars Are Speeding into the Future

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In recent years, classic muscle cars have received modifications and design evolutions to help them compete in the world market of climate-conscious vehicles. For those, a muscle car is an intermediate-sized car with a large-displacement V8 engine but at an affordable price.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy AWD

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mpg, but did a bit better on a 207-mile freeway run with the smart cruise control set at 65 mph, achieving 25.1 The Blue Link telematics allows for remote setting of the climate control, locking and unlocking the doors, Find My Car and other convenience features. Pricing and Warranties.

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Road Test: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe 3LT

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mpg, but in two 100-mile highway runs with the cruise control set at 65 mph, we achieved 30.1 So while most owners will not be trying to eke-out every last mile from a drop of fuel, it is possible, when on a long road trip and with an easy right foot, to crack 30 mpg.

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Road Test: 2022 Lexus RX 450h F Sport AWD

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The EPA rates fuel economy at 31 mpg city/28 highway/30 combined. Clean Fleet Report is a big fan of knobs for the radio and climate controls, so Lexus earned our praise. Pricing and Warranties. First, that a Lexus is just a Toyota with a higher price tag. (It

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Final Test: 2021 Mazda6 Carbon Edition

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This sedan has been at the top of my list for many years, providing style, comfort, handling and performance at a reasonable price. at 23 mpg city/31 highway/26 combined. This engine, with cylinder deactivation, is rated at 26 mpg city/35 highway/29 combined.

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Road Test: 2022 Kia K5 GT 2.5L

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at 24 mpg city/32 highway/27 combined while running on 87 octane. Pricing and Warranties. These base prices include the $995 destination charge. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class.

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Road Test: 2022 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic Mild Hybrid

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The customizable settings use the functions of the climate control system, the seat settings of heat, ventilation and massage, lighting and music to enable a wellness environment tailored to the mood and need of the passengers. Safety, Warranty and Pricing.

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Road Test: 2022 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec Advance

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Power, but not enough efficiency to hit 30 mpg. The EPA fuel economy numbers of 21 mpg city/26 highway/23 combined are almost exactly what we got covering 301 miles driving through Southern California. mpg over a 130-mile run with the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph.

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac XT5 Premium Luxury FWD

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Clean Fleet Report spent a week exploring Southern California in the front-wheel drive XT5 Premium Luxury, which the EPA rates at 19 mpg city/26 highway/21 combined mpg. We were surprised to cross the 30 mpg mark for this 3,915-pound, five-passenger midsize SUV.

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac Escalade Duramax 4WD

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Duramax turbodiesel is EPA rated at 20 mpg city/26 highway/22 combined. When fully loaded or pulling a trailer, mileage numbers may be less, but getting oh-so-close to 30 mpg is impressive for a 6,015-pound SUV. Pricing and Warranties.

Road Test: 2022 Kia Carnival SX

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The EPA rates the fuel economy at 19 mpg city/26 highway/22 combined. The Carnival SX has second row USB ports, an AC 115V plug outlet, and a 12V accessory plug, cup holders, fold down center arm rest, adjustable climate controls and air vents and side window shades.

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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 l/100 km) city 2014 Accord Hybrid ( earlier post ), which goes on sale 30 October in the US, will carry a manufacturer''s suggested retail price (MSRP) ranging from $29,155 to $34,905 plus a destination and handling charge of $790. 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

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Road Test: 2021 Lexus NX 300h F Sport Black Line Special Edition

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The EPA rates the fuel economy at 33 mpg city/30 highway/31 combined. Pricing and Warranties. The 2021 Lexus NX 300h AWD comes in three trims, with these base prices that include the $1,025 delivery processing and handling fee.

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Road Test: 2021 Lexus RC 350 F Sport

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The dual-zone automatic climate system, with dust and pollen filters, has a smog-sensing feature that automatically switches into recalculation mode to keep the cabin air fresh. Pricing. A Luxury Sports Coupe for Lovers of the Open Road.

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Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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My Savile Gray Metallic tester had the Inscription trim, which base prices at $69,750 before shipping ($995). The Climate Package ($750) is a must-have in cold climates, featuring heated windshield wipers, heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel.

Flash Drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

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The EPA rates fuel economy at 24 mpg city/30 highway/26 combined. Pricing and Warranties. Add $1,800 to these prices for all-wheel drive. Prices are MSRP and include the $1,195 destination and handling charge. All-New Flagship Crossover.

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Road Test: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV Titanium FWD

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Escaping High Fuel Prices; a Natural Bridge to an EV. Pricing and Warranties. The 2022 Ford Escape PHEV comes in three trim levels with these base prices, including the mandatory $1,495 destination and delivery fee.

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Road Test: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Limited AWD

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The EPA rated the Santa Cruz’ fuel economy at 19 mpg city/27 highway/22 combined. 4-cylinder that gets 21 mpg city/26 highway/23 combined with front-wheel drive, and 21/27/23 mpg with AWD. Pricing and Warranties. Would You Believe a “Sport Adventure Vehicle”?

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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). Ford is offering the C-MAX Hybrid with a base price of $25,995, including destination and delivery—$1,300 less than Toyota Prius v.

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Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD

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When we drove it, we found this midsize crossover checks the boxes that put it in the premium class, but without the price. The EPA rates the CX-9 AWD at 20 mpg city/26 highway/23 combined. Pricing and Warranties. Driving Fun in a Three-Row Crossover SUV.

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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. A shout-out to Buick for knobs to control the radio and an easy learning curve for the dual-zone automatic climate control system. Safety, Pricing and Warranties.

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Mercedes-Benz S 500 Plug-In Hybrid goes on sale; 84 mpg US

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Mercedes-Benz has begun taking orders for the new S 500 Plug-In Hybrid ( earlier post ), with prices (in Germany, including 19% VAT) from €108,944.50 (US$146,000); the sedan will begin arriving at dealerships in September. liters/100 km (84 mpg US), which corresponds to 65 g CO 2 /km emissions. The standard equipment in the S 500 Plug-In Hybrid is extensive and offers a first: extended pre-entry climate control. S 500 Plug-In Hybrid. Click to enlarge.

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Road Test: 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport V6 SEL Premium R-Line

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Outfitted with a 3.6-liter V6, the 4Motion permanent all-wheel drive system and an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission, the EPA rates the fuel economy at 17 mpg city/23 highway/19 combined. In our real world use, over 272 miles driving through Southern California, we averaged 23 mpg.

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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 Pricing and Warranties. Smooth, Powerful Diesel Performance.

2014 Mazda6 with i-ELOOP rated at 28 city/40 highway/32 mpg combined

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Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) announced fuel economy figures for and updated pricing of its new 2014 Mazda6 midsize sedan, featuring the i-ELOOP regenerative engine braking system. The i-ELOOP equipped Mazda6 is EPA-rated at 28 city/40 highway/32 combined mpg US (8.4, Fuel efficiency when paired with the manual transmission for non-i-ELOOP cars is rated by the EPA at 25 city/37 highway/29 combined mpg (9.4,

Flash Drive: 2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness

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The EPA has rated fuel economy for the 2022 Forester Wilderness at 25 mpg city/28 highway/26 combined, just missing the coveted AWD 30 MPG Club. Pricing and Warranties. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class.

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Prius Prime PHEV pricing to start at $27,100; on sale later this year

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In hybrid mode, the Prius Prime exceeds all competitors’ fuel economy ratings with EPA-estimated 55 city/53 highway/54 combined MPG. Pricing starts at $27,100. The climate control system runs very quietly due to an electric compressor. The climate control system can also operate without the engine running, with a heat pump that allows the system to cool or heat the cabin while driving in EV mode.

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Flash Drive: 2022 All-New Lexus NX

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The EPA has rated the NX 350h at 41 mpg city/37 highway/39 combined, which are excellent fuel economy numbers. Pricing. The 2022 NX lineup is priced like this (all base prices include the $1,075 delivery processing and handling fee.

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ICCT: incremental technology can cut vehicle CO2 by half and increase fuel economy >60% through 2030 with ~5% increase in price

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Starting from a baseline 26 mpg (9.04 l/100 km) in 2016, the The ICCT team assessed increased consumer label fuel economy (as opposed to the regulatory test fuel economy) to 35 mpg (6.71 l/100 km) in 2025 and to 42–46 mpg (5.6-5.11 Based on a detailed analysis of the efficiency technologies used to achieve these lower CO 2 emission levels, the ICCT study concludes that vehicle prices would increase by about 5% by 2030.

Transport Ministers endorse 2009 MPG Marathon in Coventry

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The new Secretary of State for Transport Lord Adonis and Transport Minister Sadiq Khan have both endorsed fuel efficiency extravaganza, the 2009 ALD Automotive/TOTAL ECO 10 MPG Marathon in Coventry on September 30 and 1st October. Both Ministers have sent letters of support for the annual two-day driving experiment, now in its 7th year, which is set to prove that motorists can save hundreds of pounds per year on their fuel bills irrespective of volatile pump prices.

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