Fuel Economy

Learn about fuel economy and find the best car to meet your fuel efficiency needs.

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Car News

U.S. Fuel Economy Standards Could Be Frozen at 2021 Levels After President Trump ordered the U.S. DOT to review CAFE standards for 2022-2025, it announced it may freeze CAFE at ...
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Long-Term Review

2018 Toyota Prius Prime: MPG and Techies We're learning some new things about our long-term 2018 Toyota Prius Prime.
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Car News

Fuel Economy: AAA Announces Its Top Green Picks In its annual report of how vehicles stack up in terms of being green, AAA names its top green picks in six categories.
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New Car Review

2017 Toyota Prius Prime: What Fuel Economy Does It Really Get? We test the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime in a variety of conditions in a week and over 368 miles to see what mpg and range ...
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Car News

Trump Administration Calls For Review of Fuel Economy Rules The Trump administration will re-examine automaker fuel economy rules, potentially setting the stage for reduced ...
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Long-Term Review

2017 Nissan Armada: Fuel Economy, Styling and the Trailer Hitch Taking a look at some early impressions of our long-term 2017 Nissan Armada, including its styling, fuel economy and ...
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Car News

How Do Hybrid Cars Get Such Good Fuel Economy? How do hybrid cars get such good fuel economy? The Atkinson-cycle engine is a key element.
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Car News

Newsflash: The UK Uses Miles Per Hour Even though nobody knows it except British people, Americans aren't alone in our old-school speed limits.
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Long-Term Review

2016 Chevrolet Malibu: Fuel Economy Our executive editor is enjoying some of the fuel economy benefits of our long-term 2016 Chevy Malibu.
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Long-Term Review

2015 Nissan Murano: Fuel Economy We're taking a closer look at the real world fuel economy of our long-term 2015 Nissan Murano.
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Long-Term Review

2016 FIAT 500X: MPG We check out the fuel economy in our 2016 FIAT 500X.
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Car News

Autotrader Find: Fisker Karma With 59,000 Miles You thought the Fisker Karma wasn't reliable? You think there's no way to service them? Whoever owned this car wasn't ...
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Car Video

Autotrader Find: 2000 BMW 323i With 10,000 Miles If you're looking for the last perfectly preserved stick-shift E46 BMW 3 Series…
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Car News

Autotrader Find: 1991 Geo Storm GSi With Only 46,000 Miles You might never find a cleaner Geo Storm on Autotrader again.
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Car Buying

Current Fuel Economy Targets Could Be Scaled Back in Trump Administration By the government's own report, carmakers won't reach the 2025 fleet fuel economy standard. President-elect Trump ...
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Car News

Autotrader Find: 1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am With 13,400 Miles Here's a perfect "Screaming Chicken" Trans Am.
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Top Cars

6 40-MPG Used Cars for Under $14,000 We've listed six used cars offering 40 miles per gallon or more that you can buy for $14,000 or less.
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Car News

Autotrader Find: One-Owner 1996 Geo Prizm With 77,000 Miles Looking for the most perfect Geo in the world? It's in Flint, Michigan, and it's got a beige cloth interior.
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Car News

Autotrader Find: 1989 Cadillac Brougham With 5,300 Miles Here's the ultimate 1980s Cadillac, in showroom new condition.
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Long-Term Review

2015 Kia Sedona: Fuel Economy Minivans aren't typically fuel sippers, but our 2015 Kia Sedona is very close to Environmental Protection Agency ...
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Car News

Autotrader Find: 1985 Mazda RX-7 With 31,000 Miles Looking for a perfect "FB" Mazda RX-7? Here's the nicest one in the world -- and it's under 10 grand.
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Car News

General Motors Vehicles Shed Weight to Boost Fuel Economy GM vehicles shed weight to boost fuel economy by using various combinations of metals and new methods of forming and ...
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Car News

Autotrader Find: 2012 Ferrari California With 73,000 Miles It would be high mileage for any 2012 car -- but it's especially high for a Ferrari California.
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Car News

Autotrader Find: 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora With 16,000 Miles And it isn't just any Aurora -- it's a "Final 500" model from the final batch of Oldsmobiles ever made.
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Car News

Autotrader Find: Pristine 1991 Buick Reatta Convertible With 4,000 Miles Looking for a pristine Buick Reatta? No, you aren't? Well, here's one anyway.
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