Actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks: 1966-2017

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vehicle fuel economy. Specifically, this study examines actual fuel economy of cars and light trucks (pickup trucks, SUVs, and vans) from 1966 through 2017. Calculated vehicle fuel economy is available going back to 1923. mpg to 12.9 mpg).

2019 163

DOE: in 2018, 27% of new light-duty vehicles in US had fuel economies > 30 mpg

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In 2018, 27% of new light-duty vehicles sold in the US had fuel economies of more than 30 miles per gallon (783 l/100 km), according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). had fuel economy over 30 mpg; by 2018, that share had grown to 27%. Fuel Efficiency

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

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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 Since MY 2004, fuel economy and CO 2 emissions have improved in eleven out of thirteen years. mpg to 25.4

2019 116

Sales-weighted new-car fuel economy stuck at 25 mpg, for fourth year in a row

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Even as vehicles become more fuel-efficient, the unending market shift toward crossover utilities, SUVs, and trucks kept the overall average U.S. For 2017, sales-weighted new-car fuel economy landed at 25.2 mpg, an improvement over 2016 of just 0.1 sales Fuel Economy New car sales EPA Ratingsnew fleet efficiency stagnant for the fourth year in a row. The last time there was any.

2018 69

Trump administration freezes fines for fuel-economy violations

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The EPA hasn't yet released its final ruling on a proposal to freeze fuel economy standards. mpg, per car the automakers produce that doesn't meet the standards, since 1997. EPA NHTSA Corporate Average Fuel EconomyHowever, a different federal agency—NHTSA—has finalized a rule to freeze fines on automakers who exceed the standards. The fines have been set at $5.50 per 0.1

2019 76

Automakers rebuff EPA mpg rollbacks, cut side deal with California

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have banded together with California—to set an example for the EPA and its long-stalled emissions and fuel economy revamp. division would raise fuel-economy standards by about 3.7 emissions EPA Fuel EconomySome of the largest automakers in the U.S.

2019 111

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid mpg tops 40 mpg, meets or beats Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

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Official EPA fuel economy ratings have been released for the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid, and they’re among the best in its class.

2019 82

Draft EPA memo freezes fuel economy standards at 42 mpg through 2026

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After announcing its intention last month to roll back emissions standards that require cars to get higher fuel economy, the EPA is now circulating a proposal in Washington to freeze the standards at 2020 levels through 2026. Corporate Average Fuel Economy

2018 63

Michigan representative: roll fuel economy rules back to 'reasonable' level

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Right now, the debate over the future of Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards is in full swing. mpg (or about 38 mpg on window stickers) by 2025 for vehicles sold in the U.S. emissions Michigan CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel EconomyToday, they call for a fleet average of 54.5 But many within the auto industry—and those sympathetic to it—would like to see those standards rolled.

EPA’s annual automotive trends report shows slight increase in fuel economy from MY2017 to MY2018

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In the US, Model Year (MY) 2018 vehicle fuel economy was 25.1 Since MY 2004, CO 2 emissions have decreased 23%, or 108 g/mi, and fuel economy has increased 30%, or 5.8 mpg to 25.5 0 g/mi—and highest fuel economy, at 113.7

2020 83

Small turbo engines get good MPG ratings; real-world use may be a different story

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Over the past few years, automakers have applied more technology to a wider array of cars in order to boost their efficiency to meet stricter fuel-economy standards. turbocharged mpg Fuel Economy TurbochargingAutomakers may gradually be putting more emphasis on plug-in electric cars and conventional hybrids, but they are far from done with plain old internal combustion.

2017 67

UMTRI: average fuel-economy of new vehicles in the US in October rose to 24.8 mpg

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The average fuel-economy (window-sticker) value of new vehicles sold in the US in October was 24.8 mpg (9.49 mpg from September, according to the monthly analysis from Michael Sivak and Brendan Schoettle from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

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UMTRI: average new vehicle fuel economy in June up 0.3 mpg from June

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in July was 25.4 mpg (9.25 mpg from June, according to the latest monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

2017 85

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 Furthering fuel efficiency are new multi-hole nozzle direct injectors (six holes per injector).

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UMTRI: Average new-vehicle fuel economy in US in May up 0.3 mpg from April

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in May was 25.5 mpg (9.22 Fuel economy is down 0.3 mpg from the peak reached in August 2014. Overall, vehicle fuel economy is up 5.4 mpg (9.29

2015 109

GM to introduce strong hybrid version of Malibu; combined fuel economy above 45 mpg; leverages Volt

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Using technology from the 2016 Chevrolet Volt propulsion system ( earlier post ), Malibu Hybrid will offer an estimated combined fuel economy rating exceeding 45 mpg (5.22 EGHR improves engine warm up and assures consistent fuel economy performance in cold weather.

2015 126

California meets with federal regulators over fuel-economy rollback

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Trump administration officials met with California regulators Wednesday to discuss the EPA and NHTSA's proposal to freeze fuel economy and emissions standards from 2020 through 2026. The proposal would rescind scheduled increases planned under the Obama administration, which would have raised vehicles' average fuel economy to about 39 mpg based on. emissions Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in April down 0.2 mpg to 25.2 mpg

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in April was 25.2 mpg from March, according to the monthly analysis by Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).

2015 106

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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Fuel economy in pickups matters. And General Motors just announced record-setting new EPA fuel economy ratings for its new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickup powered by its new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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Fuel economy matters in pickups. General Motors announced new EPA fuel economy ratings Thursday for its 2020 Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickup powered by its new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel.

Toyota Corolla Hybrid rated 52 mpg: Why Toyota says it won't cannibalize Prius sales

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EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup. They include a confirmation of what Toyota had claimed when it introduced the lineup last fall: that the Corolla Hybrid will carry an EPA combined rating of more than 50 mpg. The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is rated at 52 mpg combined (53 mpg city, 52. Prius Fuel EconomyLast week the U.S.

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UMTRI: Average US new vehicle fuel economy in October drops to 25 mpg

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in October was 25.0 mpg (9.4 Fuel economy is down 0.8 mpg from the peak reached in August 2014, but still up 4.9 mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring).

2015 105

UMTRI: new vehicle fuel economy hits record high of 25.8 mpg in August

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in August was at a record high of 25.8 mpg (9.1 Vehicle fuel economy is up 5.7 mpg since their first month of monitoring in October 2007.

2014 115

UMTRI: new vehicle average fuel economy in March up 0.2 mpg from February

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in March was 25.4 mpg (9.25 mpg from February, according to the latest monthly analysis br. However, fuel economy is still down 0.4 mpg from the peak reached in August 2014.

2015 103

EPA will maintain fuel-economy standards through 2025

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided to maintain existing Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards through 2025. mpg (equivalent to about 38 mpg in the real world) by that year. emissions Politics EPA CAFE transportation policy Corporate Average Fuel EconomyThe U.S. Enacted by the Obama Administration in 2012, the standards call for automakers to achieve a fleet average of 54.5

2016 80

Yes, Roof Boxes And Ski Racks Really Do Cut MPG—More Than You Might Think

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If you follow our coverage on fuel efficiency, you know that real-world mileage numbers don''t always measure up to the official EPA ratings. Fuel Economy aerodynamics mpg But if you think failing to meet those EPA numbers by five or ten percent is already a letdown, be very careful about your cargo-carrying expectations in your next sedan, hatchback, or crossover. Adding any.

2015 86

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Pickup Fuel Economy: 23 MPG Combined

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How do you make a full-size pickup truck more fuel-efficient? The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel achieved an EPA fuel-economy rating of 23 mpg combined for rear-wheel drive models. That represents a city rating of 20 mpg Fitting in a smaller diesel engine seems to be working for Ram. MORE: 2014 Pickup Truck Gas Mileage: Ford Vs Chevy Vs Ram, Who''s Best?

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UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in Jan was 24.9 mpg, up 0.1 mpg from Dec

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in January was 24.9 mpg (9.4 The January 2014 fuel economy figure is up 4.8 mpg from the value in October 2007, the first month of their monitoring.

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Average new-vehicle fuel economy in US up 0.1 mpg in April

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in April was 25.3 mpg (9.29 mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring), but down 0.2 mpg from the peak of 25.5 mpg (9.22

2017 78

Let's Be Clear: Real 2025 Gas-Mileage Goal Is 40 MPG--Or So--Not 54.5 MPG

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Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require carmakers to achieve a fleet average of 54.5 mpg by 2025, but the current average for new vehicles isn't even close to that. The latest estimates put the average fuel economy of new cars closer to 25 mpg. CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel EconomyThat sounds like a lot of ground to cover in a decade--but in fact, carmakers don't.

2015 86

EIA: fuel economy improvements bring diminishing returns in fuel savings

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Improving fuel economy exhibits diminishing returns in fuel savings, according to a brief analysis by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Vehicles that use fuels other than gasoline, such as diesel or electricity, will have different fuel savings and fuel cost.

2014 137

UMTRI: Average new vehicle fuel economy in US in March rose 0.1 mpg from February

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in March was 25.2 mpg (9.33 mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring), but down 0.3 mpg from the peak of 25.5 mpg reached in August 2014.

2017 78

UMTRI: average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in US in January up 0.3 mpg

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in January was 25.4 mpg (9.25 mpg from December, but still down 0.4 Overall, vehicle fuel economy is up 5.3 mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their monitoring).

2015 103

Production Peugeot diesel sets new test circuit long-distance fuel economy record: 117.5 mpg US

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A 1.6-liter BlueHDi 100 S&S PEUGEOT 208 has set a new long-distance fuel consumption record, under the supervision of the UTAC: 1,337.19 gallons (43 liters) of Diesel, with an average fuel economy of 117.5 mpg US (2.0 l/100 km (78 mpg US) and low CO 2 emissions of 79 g/km.

2015 113

Mercedes Diesel Fuel Economy: European Model Beats 60 MPG

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Range is often discussed when the subject of electric cars comes up, but it''s also relevant in the world of internal combustion. Driving the most economical car in the world would still be a pain if the tank only allowed for fifty miles between trips to the gas station.

2014 107

Toyota announces expected fuel economy and pricing for RAV4 Hybrid: 33 mpg combined, entry at $28,370

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 RAV4 Hybrid—unveiled earlier this year at the New York International Auto Show ( earlier post ) and the eighth hybrid in Toyota’s line-up—will receive EPA ratings of 34 mpg city / 31 mpg highway / 33 mpg combined (6.9,

2015 106

Public supports fuel-economy regulations, including Trump voters

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DON'T MISS: Emissions/MPG rules could cost 1 million jobs, Ford CEO tells Trump: what's behind that number? Politics Fuel Economy regulation transportation policy Donald TrumpRegardless of political persuasion, there are some issues almost everyone can agree on. One of them, for example, is likely gas prices. It's hard to imagine anyone who enjoys paying more every time they fill up their car.

2017 83

Will Cheap Gas, Soaring SUV Sales Sink Fuel-Economy Goals?

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Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require carmakers to achieve a fleet average of 54.5 mpg by 2025. That's equivalent to roughly 40 mpg on the window sticker. CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economyemissions regulations are forcing carmakers to make their products more efficient over the next decade. DON'T MISS: Miles Driven In U.S. Hits New All-Time High; Gasoline.

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2019 Chevy Cruze's upcoming CVT rated at 33 mpg combined

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Fuel economy estimates posted to the EPA's website for the redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Cruze show some changes—plus a big surprise. The latest ratings reveal that the EPA has certified a gas-fueled Cruze with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) that boosts city fuel economy estimates by 2 mpg compared with the 6-speed. Fuel Economy

2018 63

Truck mpg has lagged for decades: Will diesel and electric pickups do better?

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Nearly all vehicle types now achieve more than double the gas mileage that they achieved in 1975, when the EPA started compiling trends for vehicle emissions and fuel economy.

2020 69

2015 Subaru Impreza Updated, Fuel Economy Rises To 31 MPG Combined

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We now have details on the updated 2015 Subaru Impreza compact sedan and hatchback, which get a slight bump in fuel economy as well as some styling and content changes. The 2015 Impreza achieves EPA-rated fuel economy of 31 mpg combined (28 mpg city, 37 mpg highway), once again making it the most fuel-efficient all-wheel drive car sold in the U.S.

2014 77

New 2013 Nissan Sentra delivers 34 mpg combined fuel economy, up to 40 mpg highway

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Nissan’s all-new 2013 Sentra, featuring a new 1.8-liter engine and next-generation Xtronic CVT with sub-planetary gear, offers combined fuel economy of 34 mpg (6.9 With the FE+ models, Sentra achieves up to 40 mpg (5.88 Other CVT-equipped models are rated at 39 mpg (6.03

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UMTRI: Average new vehicle fuel economy in US in February hit 25.2 mpg

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The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in February hit 25.2 mpg (9.3 mpg from the revised value for January, and up 5.1 l/100 km)—up 0.1

2014 106