gas mileage


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the ratio of the number of miles traveled to the number of gallons of gasoline burned

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Testers measured gas mileage while driving at a steady 55, 65 and 75 miles per hour in a Honda Accord, Toyota RAV4 and three versions of a Ford Fusion, including a hybrid.
The inflated figures were uncovered by the Environmental Protection Agency in an audit of gas mileage tests by the two South Korean automakers.
Honda argued that its calculation of gas mileage was appropriate under the law.
Unfortunately, that gas mileage will get a whole lot worse if you've got a leaky fuel tank drainplug.
A new study, which examines why consumers consider a model but ultimately purchase a different make or model, finds that nearly 17 percent of new-vehicle shoppers cite gas mileage as a reason for vehicle rejection -- up from 13 percent in 2002.
com offer suggestions to help both your car and your wallet counter the energy crunch with some simple yet effective gas mileage tips.
Ford is killing off the Freestyle in 2007--a move predicated by: a) Ford's desire to keep this very nice vehicle from cannibalizing Explorer sales; b) its failure to set the sales charts on fire out of the gate; or c) a realization that mating a wide-ratio CVT to a small V6 in a 4,000-lb car gives great gas mileage, but not enough performance.
The Gas Mileage Tips section provides information on driving more efficiently, keeping cars in shape, planning and combining trips, and choosing more efficient vehicles.
Hybrid cars get better gas mileage and pollute less because their highly efficient electric motors run on recycled waste energy generated during normal driving.
Nanotechnology buffs will insist that a revolution at the molecular level is enabling Hummers to get better gas mileage and soda makers to reduce the number of calories in their beverages.
hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) owners have begun to express dissatisfaction with the gas mileage of their HEVs, arguing that the vehicles do not meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy estimates.
Clients who want to reduce pollution and increase gas mileage at the same time can receive a tax deduction if they purchase certain energy-saving--or hybrid--vehicles.
The problems of clean water, clean air, droughts and heat waves, forest fires, drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the transportation to and storage of high level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, Nevada and South Carolina, the regulation of power plant emissions, hazardous waste cleanup, higher automobile emission standards, agricultural pesticides, gas mileage rules, the price of oil and gas and other environmental/energy problems are very serious issues in many communities throughout the United States.
Drive the speed limit: gas mileage decreases at higher speeds.
Cargo space, gas mileage and a reasonable price tag make the 2016 Honda HR-V an excellent vehicle choice for couples or small families.