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.

Fuel-efficient Autos by Model Year

Consumers have 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: