Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency has announced the results of their Energuide Awards. The fuel efficiency winners by category are: Two seater: Honda Insight Subcompact: Volkswa...
Natural Resources Canada’s Office of Energy Efficiency has announced the results of their Energuide Awards. The fuel efficiency winners by category are:
Two seater: Honda Insight
Subcompact: Volkswagen New Beetle TDI Diesel/Mini Cooper/Toyota Celica
Compact: Toyota Prius
Mid-size: Pontiac Vibe/Toyota Matrix
Full-size: Chevrolet Impala
Station wagon: Volkswagen Jetta TDI Diesel Wagon/Ford Focus Wagon
Special purpose: Ford Escape/Mazda Tribute
Van: Chevrolet Venture, Oldsmobile Silhouette and Pontiac Montana/ Dodge Caravan
Pickup truck: Ford Ranger/Mazda B2300
The awards are based on estimated annual fuel consumption, which is determined by measuring how much fuel each vehicle consumed driving 20,000 kilometres, 55 percent in the city and 45 percent on the highway.
Consumers can pick up a free copy of the Guide from new car dealers, provincial and territorial vehicle-licensing agencies and at Les Caisses populaires et d’conomie Desjardins in Quebec. They can also call 1-800-387-2000 or write to Energy Publications, c/o DLS, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S9. Fuel consumption data is also available on the Auto$mart Web site at http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/vehicles.