EPA Mileage Reports

EPA says fuel economy of 2012 models sold in U.S. hit record 23.6 mpg

4:06 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2013
Higher sales of vehicles with smaller engines, gasoline-electric hybrids and diesel powertrains helped boost the average fuel economy of 2012 new vehicles sold in the United States 1.2 mpg to 23.6 mpg, an all-time high, according to the EPA’s Trends Report issued today.... Read More »

 

2014 Mazda3 achieves EPA rating of 41 mpg highway

3:41 pm U.S. ET | July 24, 2013
The redesigned 2014 Mazda3 has received an EPA rating of 29 mpg city/41 highway. The rating covers the 2014 Mazda3 sedan with a manual transmission and a 155-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Adding an automatic transmission boosts the Mazda3's city rating by 1 mpg, while highway fuel economy is unchanged.... Read More »

 

EPA looks to audit more mpg claims

3:54 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2013
A senior EPA engineer says he expects the government to more closely monitor automakers’ fuel economy ratings after Hyundai and Kia overstated mileage claims on some nameplates. Speaking at a University of Michigan conference today about the government’s 2025 fuel economy standards, Jeff Alson said the agency has always performed “routine audits” of the tests, which automakers conduct themselves.... Read More »

 

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