Upcoming Models Raise Bar on Fuel Efficiency

Edmunds.com - September 11, 2012

With new fed­er­al rules call­ing for mpg rat­ings in 2025 that will be near­ly twice the cur­rent stan­dards, the cars we will see on the road in the next three years will change dra­mat­i­cal­ly.

Get a han­dle on upcom­ing Hybrids, EVs, PHEVs, Diesels.

By our count, there are at least 43 new con­ven­tion­al hybrids, plug-in hybrids, bat­tery-elec­tric vehi­cles, diesels and fuel-cell elec­tric vehi­cles planned for intro­duc­tion in the U.S. from now through the 2015 mod­el year.

Here are just a few: [Read the full list here]

Mod­el Year 2013
Audi
2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid: Arriv­ing late 2012. This com­pact crossover SUV packs a 208-horse­pow­er, tur­bocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 engine and a 44-hp elec­tric motor. An eight-speed auto­mat­ic trans­mis­sion trans­mits pow­er to the front wheels. You can expect fuel econ­o­my of about 30 mpg com­bined. Pric­ing hasn’t been set, but should start at around $42,000.

BMW
2013 BMW i3

Chevro­let
2013 Chevro­let Cruze Diesel

Fiat
2013 Fiat 500 EV

Ford
2013 Ford C-Max Ener­gi

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Porsche
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel.

Scion
2013 Scion iQ EV

Toy­ota
2013 Toy­ota Aval­on Hybrid

Volk­swa­gen
2013 Volk­swa­gen Jet­ta Hybrid

Mod­el Year 2014
Acu­ra
2014 Acu­ra MDX Hybrid

2014 Acu­ra RLX Hybrid

Audi
2014 Audi A6 Hybrid

2014 Audi R8 E-tron EV

BMW
2014 BMW i8

Cadil­lac
2014 Cadil­lac ELR

Chevro­let
2014 Chevro­let Cruze Plug-in Elec­tric Hybrid

2014 Chevro­let Impala Hybrid

2014 Chevro­let Spark EV

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