Jan 7 2013, 1:18pm CST | by Shane McGlaun
Fiat has announced that the EPA has granted its 2013 500e electric vehicle official ratings for MPG equivalency and driving range. Fiat says that the EPA has rated the vehicle for 108 MPGe on the highway. The combined city/highway rating is 116 MPGe.
The vehicle scored a city cycle rating of 122 MPGe. These mileage estimates can vary considerably depending on terrain and driving style. The EPA also granted the vehicle and estimated driving range of 87 miles on full charge.
The 500e has an fuel consumption rate of 29 kWh per 100 miles driven. The electric vehicle will hit dealer showrooms in Q2 of 2013. The car promises to recharge in under four hours using a Level 2 240 V onboard charger.
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