fuel economy


: use of less fuel
cars with better fuel economy

Examples of fuel economy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hybridization of internal combustion vehicles could yield similar rewards, boosting average fuel economy from 28 MPG to 92 MPG. Peter Douglas, The Mercury News, 12 May 2024 At its height, the Malibu won Motor Trend Car of the Year 1997 because of its smooth ride, fuel economy and luxury interior. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 9 May 2024 The 2025 model delivers outstanding fuel economy and satisfying performance. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 18 Apr. 2024 Toyota has not yet provided pricing or fuel economy information for the new 4Runner. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 9 Apr. 2024 Many car buyers interested in electric vehicles appear to be choosing hybrid cars, which can cost just a few hundred dollars more than comparable gasoline-only models and in some cases offer much better fuel economy. Neal E. Boudette, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 Passport fuel economy is 24 MPG highway, 19 MPG city, and 21 MPG combined. Tony Leopardo, The Mercury News, 10 Mar. 2024 The former authorizes the federal government to set fuel economy standards and the latter seeks to preempt state trucking regulations with federal standards. Thomas Catenacci, Fox News, 5 Apr. 2024 Each of the three major green powertrains has its own U.S. fuel economy champion, and a consumer purchasing any of the three should feel satisfied with their contribution to the international climate effort. Peter Douglas, The Mercury News, 31 Mar. 2024

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“Fuel economy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fuel%20economy. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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