By Jon LeSage Consumers want good fuel economy even in crossovers, SUVs, and pickups, and a new study indicates this affects the kinds of vehicles people buy.
Recently Consumer Federation of America analyzed U.S. sales and mileage data between 2011 and 2016 to find that light-duty trucks with mpg increases over 10 percent saw a surge of 59 percent in sales during that five-year period.
Vehicles with less than a 10-percent increase had a gain of 41 percent in sales during that time.
The report sees a clear example of consumer preferences being the Toyota RAV4 increasing in mpg by 10 percent in that five-year window
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