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Fast Facts on Fuel Economy

A collection of our relevant, recent analysis and fact sheets on vehicle fuel economy.

Rollback of fuel economy rules would have negative financial, health impacts on consumers (October 2018)

Lightweighting costs little while saving lives (October 2018)

Fuel economy mostly ignored in auto ads (September 2018)

Strong consumer demand for fuel economy (July 2018)

Consumers willing to pay for fuel economy (June 2018)


Note: Advocates, policymakers, media, and consumers are encouraged to share analysis and images, as long as content is properly cited.

Please direct questions to Adam Winer, CR Communications Associate: Adam.Winer@Consumer.org.