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  • Volkswagen Jetta TDI Priced at $21,990

     
    Volkswagen is trumpeting both the pricing and fuel economy of the new Jetta TDI, which starts at $21,990. This is the much-anticipated new clean-diesel version of the Jetta, and although it's pricier (the gas-powered version starts at $16,990), Volkswagen...
  • Mazda Looking to Cut Fuel Consumption by 30% in 7 Years

     
    Mazda wants to make a push to cut its overall fuel consumption by 30% by the year 2015. It has a number of initiatives it will pursue to achieve this, including an important advanced engine function called Smart Idle Stop.......
  • Is My Inner Danica Patrick Blowing My Gas Mileage?

     
    I am not a math person, but I can tell that the EPA mileage estimates have little relationship to my actual fuel consumption. Maybe it???s just me and my lack of algebraic competence, but as far as I can tell based on my rudimentary arithmetic skills, the...
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    Your car's recommended fuel is vital to know when deciding what kind of fuel to put in your tank, and Ask.cars.com explains why, in most circumstances, you want to reach for the lower octane rating. PickupTrucks.com has the results of......
  • MIT Study Shows the Way Forward for Cars

     
    A study on how to cut fuel consumption in half in 25 years may seem highly relevant after the summer of $4 gas, but researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology began the study five years ago, when gas cost......
  • 2009 Hyundai Accent, Tucson Get Better Mileage

     
    Hyundai is following in the footsteps of GM, making slight engine tweaks to add a few mpgs to some of its 2009 models. Even though they feature different four-cylinder engines, both the 2009 Hyundai Accent and 2009 Hyundai Tucson see......
  • GM Slows Cruze to Wait for Engine

     
    With consumers so concerned about fuel economy, why is General Motors waiting two years to bring out the Chevrolet Cruze, the replacement for the compact Chevy Cobalt? "We're waiting on the new world car because that gives us time to......
  • Chrysler Adds Power, Improves Gas Mileage

     
    Earlier this week, we discussed how year-to-year engineering and tuning changes have eked out better fuel economy estimates for several GM, Hyundai and Ford cars. Now, Chrysler enters the fray with an extensively updated Hemi and improved mpg updates for....
  • Average Fuel Economy Rises

     
    The EPA is the government arm that tests fuel economy, and its numbers are what appear on the window stickers of new cars. This is different than the government???s CAFE figures, which you hear talked about in Washington. These real......
  • 2009 F-150 Couples Increased Towing and Hauling With Better Fuel Economy

     
    As PickupTrucks.com reports, the new 2009 Ford F-150 not only has better mileage, it also has the best-rated towing and hauling capabilities in its class. Ford cites a re-engineered ladder frame that allows the F-150 to haul a segment-leading 11,300......
  • She Said/She Said: 2008 Toyota Prius

     
    Beth: The word ???hybrid??? has essentially become synonymous with ???tree-hugger??? and ???granola,??? and at least in the Prius??? case the title is earned. We averaged fuel economy in the mid-40s in a week???s worth of normal Chicago driving, and I.......