The WardsAuto Fuel Economy Index indicates the average fuel economy of light vehicles sold in the U.S. in March was 25.5 mpg (9.2 L/100 km), up 0.3% from same-month 2016. The national average gasoline price was $2.437, 0.9% higher than in February and 17.7% above year-ago. Standard gasoline-powered vehicles accounted for 96.5% of indexed sales, down from 97.2% in like-2016. Hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles saw small upticks in share. Cars sold in the month averaged 30.1 mpg ...


To access this content simply register below now.
Registering is easy and allows you to:

  • Access all public content and newswire stories
  • Participate in forums
  • Comment on articles
  • Sign up for e-newsletters
  • And much more!

Already registered? here.