Fuel economy card aimed to awareness the consumer about energy efficiency related to light vehicles, which are compounds that at least, the total weight of 3,500 kg.
It is divided into six levels of energy efficiency:
• Top efficiency, the "excellent" level and it is dark green
• followed by "very good" level and it is green.
• followed by "good" level and it is green light
• followed by "average" level and it is yellow
• followed by the level of "bad" and it is orange.
• And last, the least efficient level "very bad" and has red color.
Fuel economy levels vary according to vehicle type, where there are two main types of vehicles, namely:
• Passenger Cars: it is vehicles used on paved roads, and aims to transport passengers, payload up to 9 passengers (including the driver), and often it is one of two types, sedan or minivan.
• Light trucks: It is vehicles that capable to transport loads or used on off-road, and often it is one of two types, small truck (PCP) or SUV.
The tables below show the limits of fuel economy levels for each type of vehicle:
• The limits of fuel economy standards for passenger cars (valid until model year 2017)
1. Excellent 14.7 +
2. Very good 14.2 14.69
3. Average 13.6 14.19
4. Acceptable 13.0 13.59
5. Poor 12.5 12.99
6. very weak - 12:49
• The limits of fuel economy standards for light trucks (valid until model year 2017)
1. Excellent 12.1 +
2. Very good 11.6 12.09
3. Average 11.1 11.59
4. Acceptable 10.5 11.09
5. Poor 10.0 10.49
6. very weak - 9.99
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