article thumbnail

EPA: preliminary data show average fuel economy of new light-duty vehicles reached a record high of 25.7 MPG in 2020

Green Car Congress

Preliminary data in EPA’s 2020 Automotive Trends Report shows average fuel economy for model year 2020 light-duty vehicles increased to 25.7 miles per gallon (MPG). All data in this report for model years 1975 through 2019 are final and based on official data submitted to EPA and NHTSA as part of the regulatory process.

article thumbnail

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

Green Car Congress

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 Source: EPA. Source: EPA. Source: EPA. EPA has collected data on every new light-duty vehicle model sold in the United States since 1975. Background.

article thumbnail

EPA trends report finds MY 2021 fuel economy remained flat at a record high while CO2 levels hit new low

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual Automotive Trends Report , which shows that model year (MY) 2021 vehicle fuel economy remained at a record high—but flat with MY 2020 fuel economy—while CO 2 emission levels reached a new record low. Source: EPA. Source: EPA. SOurce: EPA.

article thumbnail

GM mid-size pickups EPA-rated at 27 mpg highway, 22 mpg combined

Green Car Congress

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon ( earlier post ) will offer segment-leading highway fuel efficiency for four-cylinder mid-size pickup trucks, according to EPA fuel economy estimates. EPA fuel econ estimates. Technical details and EPA fuel economy estimates will be available closer to launch. With the 3.6L 200-hp 2.5L

MPG 231
article thumbnail

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

Green Car Congress

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 l/100 km) combined. g/mile of CO 2.

MPG 170
article thumbnail

Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV completes EPA testing: 33 miles electric range, 77 MPGe

Green Car Congress

The all-new Alfa Romeo Tonale ( earlier post ) has completed final US EPA testing with an electric range of 33 miles and MPGe rating of 77. Combined fuel economy is 29 MPG. Total range of the Alfa Romeo Tonale with a full battery charge is 360 miles.

PHEV 243
article thumbnail

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

Green Car Congress

The first Elantra Hybrid to be brought to market offers more than an EPA-estimated 50 mpg combined cycle. These models are projected to achieve a best-in-class EPA combined fuel economy rating, an improvement over previous models, due in part to an Intelligent Variable Transmission (IVT).

Hyundai 243