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Official: The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat rated at 22 mpg on the highway

Fuel economy and muscle cars are two polar opposites in the automotive world, especially with something along the lines of the bonkers 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, what with its supercharged 6.2L V8 HEMI monster good for an eye-watering, gut-wrenching 707bhp and 650 lb-ft of torque. That said, expecting the Challenger SRT Hellcat to return at least somewhat decent fuel economy figures is like expecting to get a gourmet meal at a fast food joint. But much to one’s surprise, the EPA officially declared the SRT Hellcat to be capable…

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Official: EPA releases fuel economy estimates for 2015 Chrysler 200 w/ 3.6L

The US Department of Energy’s FuelEconomy.gov website officially announced their fuel economy figures for the all-new and complete redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200. According to the information on the website, the 200 sedan equipped with Chrysler’s 3.6L Pentastar V6 and nine-speed automatic returns 18 / 29 / 22 city / highway/ combined mpg. The V6 is also good for 295hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. For more fuel-conscious buyers, the 200 can also be had with a Fiat-sourced 2.4L Tigershark MultiAir 2 four-banger good for 184hp and 173 lb-ft of torque. Fuel…

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Official: GM announces fuel economy estimates for 2015 Chevrolet and GMC SUVs

General Motors officially announced that the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL have received their EPA-estimates, all with the 5.3L base V8. As such, the models are expected to gain a 10 percent increase in highway mileage over the outgoing models with a seven percent increase in the city department. That makes out to 16 mpg city and 23 mph highway, estimated by the EPA, and across all models except for the Yukon Denali. The 2015 GMC Yukon Denali and Denali XL receive an exclusive 6.2L…

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2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0L EcoBoost Automotive News 

Official: Ford’s three-cylinder 1.0L EcoBoost Fiesta returns 32/45 mpg city/highway

The EPA and Ford via FuelEconomy.gov have confirmed the fuel economy ratings for the all-new 2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0L EcoBoost—the one with the small turbocharged three-banger. The new Fiesta promises hybrid-like fuel economy without the big price premium. As a result of only having three cylinders, the 1.0L Fiesta returns 32/45 city/highway mpg, versus the 1.6L Fiesta, which is rated at 30/41. The 1.0L engine can be had in both the sedan and the five-door hatchback with a five-speed manual. This particular Fiesta also comes with regenerative braking. For the…

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