Tips: 3 Ways to Boost Your Vehicle’s MPG

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So you’re the proud new owner of a Honda Civic EX Sedan (42 mpg highway; 32 mpg city). We’ll explore three ways your behavior can boost your mpg, and how counterproductive behaving badly can be, from affecting your car’s future to impacting your car insurance.

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Toyota reveals a hybrid pickup, high mpg clearly not the top priority

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But no, the hybrid pickup Toyota’s delivering isn’t going to land anywhere close to the 40-mpg Ford Maverick hybrid pickup revealed earlier this year, or channeling high-mpg After more than 20 years of hybrid sales in the U.S.,

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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. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. All-New, All-Hybrid Family-Friendly Minivan.

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Road Test: 2022 Kia Stinger GT-Line RWD

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Fuel economy for the Stinger GT-Line is EPA rated at 22 mpg city/32 highway/25 combined. mpg, and 33.0 mpg on a 140-mile freeway run using the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph. Serious, Affordable Performance.

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Tips: 6 Ways to Increase Your Fuel Economy

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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. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class.

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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. Impressive Efficiency. Impressive Luxury.

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). A Stylish Performer and Best Value in A Luxury Sedan. Story by John Faulkner.

Review update: Does the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid deliver up to 38 mpg?

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But all of those things fall to the wayside if the fuel economy don’t measure up to this model’s EPA ratings of up to 38 mpg.

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Road Test: 2021 Cadillac CT4 Premium Luxury AWD

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Such horsepower and torque numbers can mean so-so fuel economy, but that was not the case with the EPA rating at 21 mpg city/29 highway/24 combined. mpg, but in a 180-mile all-freeway run with the cruise control set at 65 mph we averaged 32.9 Sharp Styling in a Compact Premium Sedan.

Road Test: 2021 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD

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Turbo AWD at 22 mpg city/27 highway/24 combined. mpg and 30.1 mpg on a 106-mile all-freeway run with the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class.

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2022 Honda Insight hybrid starts $2,000 higher, still gets 52 mpg

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The 2022 Honda Insight hybrid sedan gets a price bump for the new model year, but retains its 52 mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating. The price increase is largely due to the elimination of the base LX trim level, leaving only the EX and Touring trim levels.

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 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.

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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. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. Iconic Styling in a Premium Hybrid Compact Crossover.

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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 We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. Premium Three-Row Midsize SUV. Story by John Faulkner.

Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

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Gets more than 50 mpg. The EPA estimates fuel economy to be 45 mpg city/51 highway/47 combined: numbers that make Clean Fleet Report smile as we are happy to drive a car that is a serious fuel sipper. Making a Case to Consider a Sedan. Great style. Drives as well as it looks.

Flash Drive: 2022 Volkswagen Taos

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Fuel economy is rated at 28 mpg city/36 highway/31 combined for the FWD Taos, with the AWD model returning 25/32/28. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. VW Fields an Entry-Level SUV.

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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).

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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%. Engine and vehicle technologies have been developed to improve the fuel economies of cars and light trucks, so the share of vehicles with 30 mpg or more has been increasing since 2013. of light-duty vehicles produced were plug-in vehicles with fuel economies greater than 60 mpg (3.92

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Road Test: 2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T RWD Prestige

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The EPA has rated the GV80’s fuel economy at 21 mpg city/25 highway/23 combined. It wasn’t easy, but cracking 30 mpg on the open road was a nice surprise in this size of car. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class.

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Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid rated at 28 electric miles, 33 mpg

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Lincoln’s second plug-in vehicle—after the release of the Aviator Grand Touring plug-in hybrid last year—will go an EPA-rated 28 electric miles on a charge, followed by 33 mpg as a hybrid.

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Road Test: 2021 Hyundai Venue

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To maximize fuel economy, selecting the Normal drive mode is key to equaling or besting the EPA rating of 30 mpg city/34 highway/32 combined. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. Affordable, Subcompact Crossover.

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. Flagship SUV Gives Smooth Luxury, Powerful Diesel Performance.

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

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miles per gallon (MPG). mpg, or slightly below the record high achieved in model year 2018. mpg to 25.7 Preliminary data in EPA’s 2020 Automotive Trends Report shows average fuel economy for model year 2020 light-duty vehicles increased to 25.7

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

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four-cylinder engine with 2WD and available 6-speed automatic transmission, will have an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway, for a combined 22 mpg rating overall. Trucks outfitted with 4WD will have EPA-estimated 19 city mpg and 25 mpg highway for a combined 21 mpg, giving Colorado and Canyon segment-leading highway fuel efficiency and segment-leading power for a four-cylinder models with automatic transmissions.

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Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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Fuel economy for the Recharge is 55 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) when you use electricity and gasoline and drops to 27 mpg when you don’t charge up the battery. I averaged 25 mpg over 364 miles of mostly freeway driving. Local Electric Driving, No Range Anxiety.

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. Since MY 2004, fuel economy and CO 2 emissions have improved in eleven out of thirteen years. Estimated Real-World CO 2 and Fuel Economy. Source: EPA.

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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. A new Eco grade model is expecting ratings of 58 MPG city / 53 MPG highway / 56 MPG combined thanks to lighter weight and further optimized aerodynamics. Final EPA figures pending.)

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At 25 mpg, the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid is the efficiency leader of big gasoline trucks

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Ford says that 4x2 versions of the F-150 hybrid come in at 25 mpg city, 26 highway, and 25 combined—with a range of 750 miles on a tank of gasoline.

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Electric Jeeps, Volvo C40 Recharge up close, 50 mpg for under $30,000: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker advised owners of its popular EV to park it outside? Which company thinks that CVTs are a good idea for electric cars? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 16, 2021.

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Report: Biden rules will support 40% EVs by 2030, outdo Obama targets for mpg

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President Biden will soon propose fuel-economy and EV adoption targets that surpass targets set by his former boss, AP News reported Tuesday.

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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. Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. Earlier post.). l/100 km) combined fuel economy (projected).

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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.

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Tucson Hybrid mpg report, Minnesota EV mandate, Biden emissions standards: Today’s Car News

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Minnesota’s mandate of EVs could change the equation around “compliance car” plug-ins that automakers only sell in some of the U.S. New Biden administration vehicle efficiency rules are on the way. And we look at 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid gas mileage.

2017 Hyundai Elantra Eco starts at $20,650; 40 mpg highway, 35 mpg combined

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Elantra Eco is the most fuel efficient Elantra, delivering an EPA estimated 40 mpg (5.88 l/100 km) on the highway and 35 mpg (6.71 Hyundai Motor America has priced the all-new 2017 Elantra Eco starting at $20,650. l/100 km) in combined city and highway driving. The Elantra Eco is fitted with a 1.4-liter turbo GDI 4-cylinder engine, mated with a seven-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission with Shiftronic.

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

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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 Cruze Diesel with the nine-speed automatic achieves an EPA-estimated highway economy of up to 47 mpg and 31 city mpg, which results in 37 mpg combined.

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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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mpg from March, according to the monthly analysis by Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). mpg from the peak reached in August 2014. mpg since October 2007 (the first month of their reporting). The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in April was 25.2 mpg—down 0.2

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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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mpg (9.4 mpg from the value in December, according to the latest monthly figures from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. mpg from the value in October 2007, the first month of their monitoring. Average sales-weighted mpg (adjusted). The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in January was 24.9 l/100 km)—up 0.1

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Flash Drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

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The EPA rates fuel economy at 24 mpg city/30 highway/26 combined. We also feature those efficient gas-powered vehicles that are among the top mpg vehicles in their class. All-New Flagship Crossover.

2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback to debut at New York show; 40 mpg highway

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Estimated highway fuel economy is 40 mpg US (5.88 Toyota will introduce the all-new 2020 Yaris Hatchback at the New York International Auto Show this month. The vehicle gets its high appetite for fun and low appetite for fuel from a 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that delivers 106 horsepower. L/100km). High-compression (12.0:1) 1) and direct fuel injection give the engine ultra-quick responsiveness that’s matched to the standard 6-speed automatic transmission.

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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.

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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. 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. Diesels EPA Ratings