Table 4-5 New Model Year Fuel Efficiency for Road Motor Vehicles

Table 4-5
New Model Year Fuel Efficiency for Road Motor Vehicles

(Liters per 100 kilometers)

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  Canada Mexico United States
1990 1995 1996 1990 1995 1996 1990 1995 1996
Sales weighted average                  
Passenger cars 8.2 7.9 7.9 9.1 8.0 7.8 8.4 8.2 8.2
Light trucks 11.4 11.5 11.3 U U U 11.3 11.5 11.4
Range                  
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.

NOTES

All Countries

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.

SOURCES

Canada

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).

Mexico

Secretaría de Energía. Comisión Nacional para el Ahorro de Energía, Dirección de Transporte. (Mexico City, D.F.: 1998).

United States

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).