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2016 fuel economy guide now available for download, display

December 4, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Energy Department have released a preliminary 2016 Fuel Economy Guide, which is available for download and print at
Dealers who sell new vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating under 8,500 pounds are required to prominently display paper copies of the guide at each location where new vehicles are offered for sale. The guide must be available for free upon customer request.
Beginning with 2008 model year vehicles, city and highway estimates account for conditions such as higher speeds and faster accelerations, air conditioning use and cold temperature operation. Further details regarding the determination of gas mileage (mpg) ratings are available at
The annual fuel cost estimates in the electronic fuel economy guide are updated weekly to match the Energy Information Administration’s current national average prices for gasoline and diesel fuel.
Paper copies of the guide are no longer mailed automatically. To request a paper copy of the guide, call the DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Information Center at (877) 337-3463 or visit