Average US new vehicle fuel economy in December down from November; 2017 average unchanged from 2016

By mmillikin The average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US in December was 25.0 mpg 9.4 l/100 km)—down 0.2 mpg from the revised value for November, according to the monthly report from Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle at University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). This drop likely reflects the increased proportion of light trucks versus passenger cars in the sales mix, they suggested. The average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the US 2017 was 25.2 mpg (9.33 l/100 km), unchanged from 2016.

The value for December is up 4.9 mpg since October 2007

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