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National Fuel Economy Survey Report, 2020 results

This nationally representative survey of 3,879 adults residing in the U.S. was commissioned by Consumer Reports, and conducted by phone and internet from July 29 through August 12 of 2020. Most questions were asked of those who plan to purchase or lease a vehicle in the next two years, 1,735 Americans. A couple of policy questions were asked of the full sample of 3,879. Interviews were offered in English and Spanish.

The purpose of this survey was to understand American attitudes towards fuel economy, particularly among prospective vehicle buyers (those who intend to purchase or lease a vehicle within the next two years). The Survey Report is available to download as a PDF at the top of this page, and the topline results are available here.