Average Fuel Economy in the U.S. Rises to 24.7 MPG

According to the latest report from the EPA, average fuel economy in the U.S. set a new high in 2016, the most recent year on record.

Trucks and SUVs may be selling like hotcakes, but according to the latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency, when using real-world figures, average fuel economy in the U.S. actually hit a new high in 2016, the most recent year on record. Reuters reports that the U.S. car and truck fleet averaged 24.7 mpg in total, upĀ 0.1 miles per gallon over 2015. Based on current projections, 2017 is expected to set an even more significant record, hitting an average of 25.2 mpg.The improvemen...