Fuel Economy of Light-Duty Vehicles: 1990-2019

Miles per gallon


New fleet data and CAFE standards are for vehicle model years. On-road fleet data include passenger cars and light trucks and are estimated using average miles traveled per gallon of fuel consumed for each calendar year.

Key: CAFE = Corporate Average Fuel Economy.


As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 4-23, available at https://www.bts.gov/nts.

Last Updated: October 2021