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Most Fuel Efficient Autos for 2014 – EPA Rated

2014 Chevy Spark

With 2013 coming to a close and 2014 only weeks away the U.S. Department of Energy has released official EPA ratings for 2014 model vehicles on fueleconomy.gov. Over 1,000 vehicle ratings can be accessed through this site. The site has loads of useful information including trip calculators, fuel savings calculators, and side by side comparisons of different autos you might be considering.

Ford C-Max Energi Tops Prius Plug-In for Fuel Efficiency

Ford C-Max Energi

For a number of years, Toyota’s Prius has been the nation’s best-selling, most feature-packed hybrid vehicle. It’s the hybrid that’s been the most efficient product on the market. This is no longer the case. The 2013 C-Max Energi, from Ford, has just taken over the title of most “fuel-efficient” Hybrid on the market.

 

A Word on How the EPA Efficiency Ratings for Hybrids Work

54.5 MPG by 2025 - Positive or Negative For Car Sales?

New Fuel Economy Standards

By now most people are aware that the EPA has passed new regulations regarding minimum fuel efficiency standards that will take effect in 2025. But not too many people are completely aware of what this will mean to them and to the American automotive industry.

 

The New EPA Regulations in a Nutshell

The EPA is the government agency charged with monitoring the fuel efficiency and emissions of all cars made and/or sold in the United States. They have promulgated numerous regulations in the past decades in regard to both emissions and fuel efficiency. Until now, most fuel efficiency regulations have dealt with how vehicle manufacturers are to perform fuel efficiency tests and how they are to announce the results of these tests.