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Hybrid Car Review: Toyota Claims the Top Spot for Fuel Efficiency

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Toyota Claims the Top Spot for Fuel Efficiency

Toyota has claimed the top spot on fuel economy of any full-line manufacturer as filed with the NHTSA as part of the CAFE requirements.

Toyota has eight cars rated at over 30 mpg (highway).


  • PRIUS - 45 mpg
  • COROLLA - 35 to 37 mpg
  • YARIS - 35 to 36 mpg
  • CAMRY HYBRID - 34 mpg
  • SCION xD - 32 to 33 mpg
  • MATRIX - 31 to 33 mpg
  • 4-CYL. CAMRY - 31 mpg
  • SOLARA - 31 mpg
Two of their top vehicles are hybrids, the Prius and Camry Hybrid.

According to Toyota, their fuel economy numbers are being improved by several technological advances including
  • Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive(R),
  • variable valve timing with intelligence (VVT-i),
  • improvements in fuel injection technology,
  • Toyota's drive by wire system,
  • transmission enhancements and
  • lighter weight vehicle materials.

*According to Corporate Average Fuel Economy filed with NHTSA

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