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.

 

Average TrueMPG

Average Car TrueMPG

Average Truck TrueMPG

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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