Table 4-5 New Model Year Fuel Efficiency for Road Motor Vehicles
New Model Year Fuel Efficiency for Road Motor Vehicles
(Liters per 100 kilometers)
|Sales weighted average|
|Passenger cars||20.8 to 5.0||19.4 to 4.9||17.9 to 4.9||U||9.28 to 6.9||10.77 to 6.34||27.0 to 3.6||22.8 to 4.0||17.0 to 4.3|
|Light trucks||22.4 to 6.8||18.8 to 8.5||18.1 to 8.5||U||U||U||19.8 to 7.0||16.0 to 7.0||16.8 to 7.5|
KEY: U = Data are unavailable.
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).