Fuel Economy Numbers Are Edging Up

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TrueCar.com - August 10, 2012

Accord­ing to TrueCar.com, actual fuel econ­omy num­bers increased from 21.6 mpg in July 2011 to 23.1 mpg in July 2012, edg­ing up over May 2012 which was at 23.0 mpg. A strong cor­re­la­tion between gas prices at the pump and con­sumer choices remains relevant.

Find out which man­u­fac­tur­ers showed the great­est increase in fuel economy.

 

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Man­u­fac­turer

Jul-12

Jul-11

YoY

Jul-12

Jul-11

YoY

Jul-12

Jul-11

YoY
Chrysler 19.7  18.9

0.7

23.0

22.2

0.8

18.3  17.8

0.6

Ford 22.0  20.5

1.5

26.2

25.0

1.2

19.7  18.6

1.1

GM 21.1  20.6

0.6

25.3

23.8

1.6

19.1  18.9

0.1

Honda 25.0  23.2

1.8

28.2

25.8

2.3

22.3  20.6

1.6

Hyundai 27.8  25.3

2.5

29.5

26.1

3.4

23.5  22.7

0.8

Nis­san 23.2  22.7

0.5

26.0

25.5

0.5

20.1  19.8

0.3

Toy­ota 24.2  22.8

1.4

29.8

27.2

2.6

19.3  18.8

0.6

Volk­swa­gen 26.4  24.9

1.5

27.6

26.5

1.1

21.9  19.9

2.0

Indus­try

23.1

21.6

1.5

26.9

24.9

2.0

19.8  19.0

0.8

 

 

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