54.5 mpg... I mean 42 mpgUS Combined
A new direction and tough real world goals? Can the manufacturers comply by 2025? When President Obama announced the next phase in the Administration?s program to increase fuel efficiency for all new cars and trucks sold in the United States, the combined number was high. Almost to the point of scary high if you are a full line manufacturer whose profits or ultimate loss depends on the sale of larger and far less efficient vehicles. Namely, trucks, SUVs and crossovers.