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Americans are buying more fuel-efficient cars, but other countries are still way ahead

The average car purchased in the United States last month can go 25.6 miles to the gallon — a new record for fuel efficiency in this country. By international standards, though, that isn’t very far. Click below for a comparison. Many thanks to Michael Sivak and his colleagues at the University of Michigan for sharing this chart with Know More.

Max Ehrenfreund | June 4, 2014 at 12:51 pm
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