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

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The Escape Hybrid achieves 41 mpg combined (44 mpg city, 37 highway) with front wheel drive, or 40 mpg combined (43 mpg city, 37 mpg highway) with all-wheel drive.

2019 81

2021 Honda Insight again has highest city mpg of any sedan, gets more safety tech

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Gas mileage ratings remain unchanged, at 52 mpg combined (55 mpg city, 49 mpg highway) for all trim levels except the top-level Touring, which is rated at a slightly lower at 48 mpg combined (51 mpg city, 45 mpg highway).

2020 96

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Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe: 52 miles electric, then 26 mpg combined

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The coupe is rated at 26 mpg combined when using its. Electric range and efficiency ratings for the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe are in. The luxury coupe boasts one of the longest electric ranges of any plug-in hybrid currently on sale, but with less-impressive efficiency ratings.

2020 87

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel is rated at 23 mpg city, 33 highway, and 27 mpg combined for two-wheel drive models with the. Fuel economy in pickups matters.

Never mind the cheap gas; survey points to strong interest in mpg

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a gallon nationwide, with negative oil prices even observed a few weeks ago, car buyers still have a strong interest in mpg, according to Consumer Reports. Conventional wisdom says low gas prices are poison to sales of fuel-efficient cars, but a new survey indicates that may not be the case.

2020 97

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel will rate 23 mpg city, 33 highway for two-wheel drive models with a 10-speed automatic transmission, Chevy said. Fuel economy matters in pickups.

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

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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. 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. The most popular.

2017 67

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

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Fuel Economy aerodynamics mpg 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. 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

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid: Just 23 mpg, but can power a worksite

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The Ford F-150 Hybrid has been a long time coming.

2020 95

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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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid arrives, promises 34 mpg combined

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Facing its first three-row hybrid rival, the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that bowed Thursday at the 2019 New York auto show boasting one big number: 34 mpg combined, according to the automaker’s estimates. That’s 10 mpg higher than early estimates for the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid.

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid rated at up to 28 mpg combined

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EPA has rated rear-wheel-drive versions of the 2020 Explorer Hybrid at 28 mpg combined (27 mpg city, 29 highway), while all-wheel-drive versions of the Explorer achieve 25 mpg combined (23 mpg city, 26 highway Gas mileage numbers for the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid are out, and they’re a bit better than Ford had hinted earlier on. The U.S.

2019 66

Automakers rebuff EPA mpg rollbacks, cut side deal with California

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Some of the largest automakers in the U.S. have banded together with California—to set an example for the EPA and its long-stalled emissions and fuel economy revamp. The agreement between Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, and BMW's U.S. division would raise fuel-economy standards by about 3.7

2019 111

Look inside Lordstown, E-Tron Sportback range, car buyers and mpg: Today’s Car News

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Despite all the excitement over low gas prices, concern about mpg might get thrown to the wayside quite as quickly as some. The 2020 Audi Sportback gets more miles of range. Lordstown Motors shows us its mammoth plant—in Lordstown.

2020 65

Report: EPA to reveal MPG plan, remove California emissions authority

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The EPA is expected to formally announce Wednesday how it plans to revoke the waiver that permits California to set its own greenhouse-gas standards under the federal Clean Air Act, according to media reports.

2019 102

NYC analysis finds hybrids' mpg advantage is better than EPA suggests

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In New York City, Hybrid cars and trucks beat their EPA fuel economy ratings in fleet service, according to analysis from the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), which manages the Big Apple's municipal fleet.

2020 86

Tesla battery teardown, Mercedes electric sedan, Camry Hybrid vs. Sonata Hybrid mpg: Today’s Car News

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And how does the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid compare to the Toyota Camry in mpg? Tesla batteries look different down to the cell. Mercedes once made some electric sedans that were sized closely to the Model 3. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2020 63

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: What to expect from its mpg-boosting solar roof

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Those who live in sunny climates—especially warm ones—see the shady spots in a parking lot as the hot commodity.

2020 108

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

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By contrast, none of the light-duty vehicles produced in 1975 had fuel economy greater than 30 miles per gallon (mpg). had fuel economy over 30 mpg; by 2018, that share had grown to 27%. of light-duty vehicles produced were plug-in vehicles with fuel economies greater than 60 mpg (3.92

2019 106

Actual vehicle MPG improvement has stagnated since 2008

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Though vehicles for sale today are more efficient than they've ever been, the average fuel economy of America's operating fleet has remained relatively stagnant since George W. Bush was President, research shows.

2008 97

NYC taxi mpg requirements also cut pollution, study confirms

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New York City's efforts a decade ago to clean up pollution from old taxi models has worked—mostly—a new study shows.

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Tesla in Texas, Mustang Mach-E range, Polestar 1 miles and mpg: Today’s Car News

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The Polestar 1 has been rated for fuel economy and range and is now being delivered. Tesla is homing in on Austin, Texas, for its Cybertruck plant. And Ford wants us to know that its range meter in the Mach-E is very smart. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2020 79

2019 Honda Insight first drive mpg review: 55 mpg from hybrid sedan

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During our drive around Minneapolis, its exurbs, and into Wisconsin, we wanted to put to the test Honda's claims that its 1.5-liter inline-4 and 96-kw electric motor combination could return an EPA-rated 52 mpg combined (48 mpg Last week, we drove the new 2019 Honda Insight sedan and found Honda's newest compact hybrid roomy and comfortable.

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

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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. Last week the U.S. EPA released final fuel economy numbers for the 2020 Toyota Corolla lineup.

2019 80

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Prices rise significantly, and so does mpg

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The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers the best EPA-rated highway rating of any sedan on the market.

2020 87

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid first drive review: Muscle over mpg

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Hybrid systems aren’t all tuned for the highest possible fuel efficiency.

2019 96

2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid: 23 electric miles, but worse mpg than non-hybrid

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One by one, BMW is repositioning its plug-in hybrids for more electric range, better refinement, and stronger performance than the previous generation of PHEVs. The 2021 BMW 330e represents that remake for the current 3-Series sedan.

2020 94

Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid rated for lower highway mpg than non-hybrid

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Plug-in hybrids let you go mostly electric on the commute while also saving fuel—and gas money—en route to weekend destinations, without the charging infrastructure worries of a fully electric vehicle.

2020 94

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 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 miles per gallon, slightly higher than MY 2016, and a record high overall.

2019 116

2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid debuts: 50 mpg or more promised from new compact sedan

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Even as electrified crossovers trickle into the market, automakers such as Hyundai increasingly turn to sedans to deliver high efficiency without high price tags. Case in point: The 2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid that made its first appearance Tuesday in Hollywood, California.

2020 97

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid gets 40 mpg city, price tag to rival RAV4 Hybrid

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Honda has revealed fuel economy ratings and U.S. pricing information for the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid, which starts arriving at dealerships March 1. The CR-V’s arrival cements an entirely new segment for mileage-conscious buyers who aren’t yet ready to embrace EVs.

2020 99

First drive review: 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a high-mpg sun-seeker

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The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is one of the highest-mileage family-size sedans ever, and it’s arriving soon—at a time of sustained record-low gas prices and a global oil glut.

2020 85

Why a freezing morning plays havoc with your MPG

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Weekly Column ICE mpg weekly columnAnyone heading off to work early in the morning at this time of year will more often than not be greeted by a dawn chorus – of windscreens being scraped as cars sit ticking over.

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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: 36 mpg tops any other three-row SUV without a charge port

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Toyota appears to be focusing its hybrid sales toward SUVs and larger vehicles; and if you consider big family vehicles like the Highlander, capable of carrying up to eight, there’s a lot of efficiency to be gained in going hybrid.

2020 97

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

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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.

2018 130

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

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

2020 97

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

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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. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards require carmakers to achieve a fleet average of 54.5 That sounds like a lot of ground to cover in a decade--but in fact, carmakers don't. CAFE Fuel Economy Corporate Average Fuel Economy

2015 86

Toyota anticipates 2016 Prius at 52 mpg combined, 56 mpg with Eco grade

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Toyota anticipates that the 2016 Prius ( earlier post ) will deliver fuel economy ratings of 54 MPG city / 50 MPG highway / 52 MPG combined.

2015 105

Automakers are allegedly trying to sneak in another break to fleet mpg and emissions

Green Car Reports

Over the past decade, the vast majority of U.S. pump gasoline has transitioned to 10% ethanol—or even, depending on where you are, 15% ethanol. The EPA tests that bring us official fuel economy numbers are just in the process of catching up with that reality.

2020 74

FCA has the highest percentage of hybrids but the lowest fleet mpg: Why?

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In 2019, Fiat Chrysler sold a higher percentage of hybrid vehicles—of its total U.S. sales—than Toyota. And yet for the eighth straight year, FCA is anticipated to post the lowest U.S. fleet fuel economy among vehicle makers.

2020 86

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

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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 estimates posted to the EPA's website for the redesigned 2019 Chevrolet Cruze show some changes—plus a big surprise.

2018 63

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: At 39 mpg, the highest-mileage SUV without a charge port

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At 39 mpg, the RAV4 Hybrid is now the highest-mileage sport-utility vehicle (as the EPA lists them) without a charge port. Yesterday, when we brought you our 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid first drive review, we missed one very important point. All the more impressive is that it’s not a low, teardrop-shaped vehicle with utility compromised in the

2018 84

MPG Marathon smashes through the 100mpg ceiling

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It’s typical; you wait 12 years for a car to hit a three figure mpg in the annual MPG Marathon and two come along at once. Twenty of the most fuel efficient cars available took part in Fleet World’s MPG Marathon, completing a 370-mile route of tough, real-world driving in challenging weather conditions over two [.]. Latest news Ford ECOnetic Kia Rio MPG Marathon

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