(Gallons per 100 miles)
|Sales weighted average|
|Passenger cars||8.8 to 2.1||8.2 to 2.1||7.6 to 2.1||U||3.9 to 2.9||4.6 to 2.7||11.5 to 1.5||9.7 to 1.7||7.2 to 1.8|
|Light trucks||9.5 to 2.9||8.0 to 3.6||7.7 to 3.6||U||U||U||8.4 to 3.0||6.8 to 3.0||7.1 to 3.2|
Sales weighted average: Assumes 55 percent city and 45 percent highway travel.
Light trucks: Gross vehicle weight rating of zero kg to 3,856 kg (i.e., 8,500 pounds or less).
Averages and ranges: United States and Canada include both domestic and imported vehicles. Mexico includes only domestic vehicles.
Sales weighted average: Transport Canada. Transportation in Canada, 1997 - Annual Report, TP 13198. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).
Ranges: Natural Resources Canada. Canada's Energy Outlook, 1996-2020. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1997).
Transport Canada and Natural Resources Canada. Fuel Consumption Guide, Annual. (Ottawa, Ont.: various years).
Secretaría de Energía. Comisión Nacional para el Ahorro de Energía, Dirección de Transporte. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1998).
Sales weighted average: U.S. Department of Transportation. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Consumer Programs Division, NPS-32. (Washington, DC: 1998).
Ranges: U.S. Department of Transportation. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Automotive Fuel Economy Program. Twenty-second Annual Report to Congress. (Washington, DC: various years).
U.S. Department of Transportation. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Consumer Programs Division, NPS-32. Private Communication. (Washington, DC: 1998).