Fuel Management

DOE and EPA Release 2013 Fuel Economy Guide

December 12, 2012

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have officially released their 2013 Fuel Economy Guide, which provides EPA fuel economy rating information for new vehicles.

According to the agencies, new in the 2013 guide features is a second top 10 list of the most efficient vehicles, separating conventional gasoline and diesel powertrain models from alternative-fuel, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric powertrains.

The 2013 Fuel Economy Guide also provides an annual fuel cost estimate for each vehicle using national mileage estimates, mpg ratings, and average fuel prices. The online version of the guide allows users to enter their own gasoline price information to receive a personalized fuel cost estimate. The guide also features a greenhouse gas emissions rating for each model.

The current guide is not totally complete, and EPA and DOE said they will update the guide as more models become available.

You can view the 2013 Fuel Economy Guide here.

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