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Fast Facts on Fuel Economy

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

Fact Sheet: What are Automakers Trying to Sell? Fuel Economy and Safety Take a Back Seat, September 2018

Fact Sheet: Auto Fuel Economy and Safety: Improving Together, August 2018

Fact Sheet: Automotive Fuel Economy Survey Report, July 2018

Fact Sheet: Auto Buyers’ Valuation of Fuel Economy, June 2018

Infographic: How Fuel Economy Standards Work, September 2016


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