DOE releases results of fuel economic cars

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The Department of Energy conducted a fuel economy run last month in line with Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program of the government, an agency which aims to expand the plan to include more light-duty vehicles. Furthermore, the results will be used as a standard for fuel-efficiency labeling for car manufacturers in the Philippines.

Car manufacturers associated with Lica Auto Group like Suzuki, Honda, Foton, Kia, Volvo, Nissan, Chevrolet and Hyundai participated in the government-sanctioned test.

The outcome of the fuel economy run last month was finally revealed and the Suzuki Celerio (29.14km/L) tops for the gasoline fueled cars.

Here are the results of some as per TopGear PH:

CHEVROLET

· Sail 1.5 FWD 4AT (Gasoline) – 18.26km/L

FOTON

· Toplander 2.8 RWD 5MT (Diesel) – 16.07km/L

· Toplander 2.8 4WD 5MT (Diesel) – 14.81km/L

HONDA

· Brio 1.3 S FWD 5AT (Gasoline) – 24.78km/L

· Brio Amaze 1.3 V FWD 5AT (Gasoline) – 23.77km/L

· City 1.5 E FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 26.02km/L

· Civic 1.5 RS FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 27.56km/L

· CR-V 2.0 S FWD 5AT (Gasoline) – 20.59km/L

· HR-V 1.8 E FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 24.82km/L

· Jazz 1.5 VX FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 28.60km/L

· Mobilio 1.5 V FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 24.69km/L

HYUNDAI

· Accent Hatch 1.6 FWD 7AT (Diesel) – 25.64km/L

· Accent Sedan 1.6 FWD 6MT (Diesel) – 29.41km/L

· Elantra 1.6 FWD 6MT (Gasoline) – 27.83km/L

· Santa Fe 2.2 FWD 6AT (Diesel) – 22.76km/L

· Tucson 2.0 FWD 6AT (Gasoline) – 21.18km/L

· Tucson CRDI 2.0 FWD 6AT (Diesel) – 24.80km/L

KIA

· Carnival 2.2 FWD 6AT (Diesel) – 19.20km/L

· Forte 1.6 4-Door FWD 6AT (Gasoline) – 16.65km/L

· Forte Koup 2.0 2-Door FWD 6AT (Gasoline) – 20.62km/L

· Picanto 1.2 FWD 4AT (Gasoline) – 19.55km/L

· Rio 4-Door 1.4 FWD 4AT (Gasoline) – 17.41km/L

· Sorento 2.2 AWD 6AT (Diesel) – 21.67km/L

· Soul 1.6 FWD 7AT (Diesel) – 23.28km/L

· Sportage 2.0 AWD 6AT (Diesel) – 21.31km/L

NISSAN

· Almera 1.2 FWD 5MT (Gasoline) – 21.26km/L

· Juke 1.6 FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 23.67km/L

· Navara 2.5 RWD 6MT (Diesel) – 17.85km/L

· Sylphy 1.6 FWD MT (Gasoline) – 24.18km/L

· Urvan 2.5 RWD 5MT (Diesel) – 15.41km/L

SUZUKI

· Celerio 1.0 FWD 5MT (Gasoline) – 27.70km/L

· Celerio 1.0 FWD CVT (Gasoline) – 29.14km/L

· Ciaz GL 1.4 FWD 5MT (Gasoline) – 27.94km/L

· Ciaz GLX 1.4 FWD 4AT (Gasoline) – 22.93km/L

· Ertiga GLX 1.4 FWD 4AT (Gasoline) – 22.03km/L

· Swift 1.2 FWD 4AT (Gasoline) – 22.35km/L

VOLVO

· V40 2.0 Turbo FWD 6AT (Gasoline) – 16.31km/L

· XC60 D4 2.0 FWD 8AT (Diesel) – 20.82km/LNOTE: These are only for the highway run and no figures for city traffic were provided.