Consumers enjoy much choice when buying fuel-efficient autos.
A top priority for our country is putting more energy-efficient automobiles on our roads to help drive us closer to energy independence. Automakers are rapidly deploying a range of technologies in new vehicles, giving consumers more choice in high mileage vehicles.
This year, more than 490 models are on sale that achieve high mileage (30+ MPG, highway) – up 600% from 2006 when there were 69 models. And, the number of models reaching 40 MPG is increasing as well, with 76 models on sale in 2015.
more choice in powertrains.
While the traditional gas-powered engine still represents the majority of new vehicle sales, a wide range of advanced technologies is now on sale: