Tuesday, January 22, 2008

2008 Fuel Consumption Guide Available

On January 17th, the Honourable Minister Cannon released the 2008 Fuel Consumption Guide which lists the most fuel-efficient vehicles for 2008. According to the news release, consumers can compare the fuel consumption ratings and carbon dioxide emissions of passenger cars and light-duty trucks sold in Canada.

The guide informs consumers on buying, driving and maintaining their vehicles to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change and is available online at http://www.ecoaction.gc.ca/vehicles.

The winners for 2008 are:

Two-seater: smart fortwo
Subcompact: MINI Cooper/Cooper Clubman/Toyota Yaris
Compact: Honda Civic Hybrid
Mid-size: Toyota Prius
Full-size: Honda Accord Sedan
Station wagon: Honda Fit


Pickup truck: Ford Ranger/Mazda B2300
Special purpose vehicle: Ford Escape Hybrid
Minivan: Mazda5
Large van: Chevrolet Express Cargo/GMC Savana Cargo

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