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Avg. New Vehicle MPG Soars In August, Thanks To Cash For Clunkers

August average new vehicle fuel economy hit record 23MPG thanks to Cash For Clunkers. [TheCarConnection]


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So, what will happen to these numbers in the next 5-10 years? Will it improve further, or will it stall due to the end of C4C?

As an European these numbers really surprise me, as 23 mpg is almost considered a gas guzzler value here. Even for a gasoline powered mid sized car.