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Gasoline Vehicle Label

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1 Vehicle Technology & Fuel 2 Fuel Economy 3 Comparing Fuel Economy to Other Vehicles 4 You Save 5 Fuel Consumption Rate 6 Estimated Annual Fuel Cost 7 Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Rating 8 CO2 Emissions Information 9 Smog Rating 10 Details in Fine Print 11 QR Code 12 www.fueleconomy.gov

Gasoline Vehicle  Label

 


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1. Vehicle Technology & Fuel
Shows the type of fuel or fuels the vehicle can use. You will most commonly see "Gasoline Vehicle," "Flexible Fuel Vehicle: Gasoline-Ethanol," or "Diesel Vehicle."
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2. Fuel Economy
Find the MPG fuel economy estimates here. The Combined City/Highway estimate is the most prominent to allow quick and easy comparison to other vehicles.
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3. Comparing Fuel Economy to Other Vehicles
Look here to compare the fuel efficiency of this vehicle to other vehicles in the same category and to find out the highest fuel economy among all vehicles.
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4. You Save
This is an estimate of how much more (or less) this vehicle will cost to fuel over five years relative to the average new vehicle, based on the assumptions listed in the print at the bottom of the label.
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5. Fuel Consumption Rate
The estimated rate of fuel consumption, in gallons per 100 miles, for combined city and highway driving. Unlike MPG, consumption relates directly to the amount of fuel used, and thus to fuel expenditures.
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6. Estimated Annual Fuel Cost
The estimated annual fuel cost of the vehicle, based on the assumptions listed in the print at the bottom of the label.
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7. Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Rating
A 1 to 10 rating based on fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions, where a rating of 10 is best. The pointer shows where this vehicle is within the range.
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8. CO2 Emissions Information
Shows tailpipe CO2 emissions in grams per mile for combined city and highway driving and the emissions of the vehicle with the lowest CO2 emissions. Explains that consumers can learn more about emissions from the production of fuels at www.fueleconomy.gov.
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9. Smog Rating
A 1 to 10 rating, where a rating of 10 is best, based on exhaust emissions that contribute to air pollution. The pointer shows where this vehicle is within the range.
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10. Details in Fine Print
Look here for information related to the estimates and ratings, such as the assumptions used to determine the estimated annual fuel cost (15,000 miles per year and $3.70 per gallon for this example). Also contains a reminder that "your mileage will vary."
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11. A QR CodeĀ®
Download a free bar code app to your smartphone and scan this QR CodeĀ® to get additional and customizable information about the vehicle.
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12. www.fueleconomy.gov
Consumer information and tools associated with the new labels will be available at: www.fueleconomy.gov
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