6-1 New Passenger Car and Light Truck Fuel Economy Averages: Model Years 1985-2007

6-1 New Passenger Car and Light Truck Fuel Economy Averages: Model Years 1985-2007

Miles per gallon

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Figure 6-1 - New Passenger Car and Light Truck Fuel Economy Averages: Model Years 1985-200. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.

Key: R = revised.

Note: Dimensionally, fuel economy is miles divided by gallons. Then, presented with more than one fuel economy value, an approach to averaging the values is to compute the result by determining the total miles traveled and dividing that by the total gallons used.

Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Light-Duty Automotive Technology and Fuel Economy Trends: 1975 Through 2007, Table A-2, available at http://www.epa.gov/otaq/fetrends.htm as of September 2007.