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2013 Fiat 500e Rated for 108 MPGe on the Highway

2013 Fiat 500e Rated for 108 MPGe on the Highway

Jan 7 2013, 1:18pm CST | by

EPA hands down the official Fiat 500e ratings

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...

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2013 Fiat 500e Rated for 108 MPGe on the Highway

Jan 7 2013, 1:18pm CST | by

EPA hands down the official Fiat 500e ratings

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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Fiat FCC4 concept unveiled in Brazil

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Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings for 2015

Oct 27 2014 1:32pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports’ annual reliability rankings. The company’s Toyota and Lexus brands top the survey, while its Scion brand is in the top ten. It’s the eighth year in a row that a Toyota brand has led the rankings. “Toyota has a strategy that emphasizes reliability over excitement,” says Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports’ head of auto testing. “They take a conservative approach to redesign and roll out new features slowly. The risk is they may not hav ...
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A Third Of Cars Need Suspension Fixes Every Year

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U-Turn: What you missed on 10.24.14

Oct 24 2014 6:43pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

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Dodge Dart R/T Concept: The High-Performance Compact Dodge Needs to Build

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Dodge has a fascinating history of building hot compacts, one prominent example being the Omni GLHS by Shelby, while the Caliber SRT-4 marked a low point in terms of style and refinement. For the 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas, the carmaker has taken its sensible Dart and tweaked it significantly to make it digestible to more discerning enthusiasts. Painted in bright orange with matte black as a contrast color, and fitted with a prominent rea ...
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Fiat-Chrysler shows its SEMA lineup

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Filed under: Aftermarket, Concept Cars, SEMA Show, Performance, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Fiat, Ram Fiat Chrysler Automobiles already previewed its 2014 SEMA show lineup with some slick renders. Now, the automaker has finally showed us the actual cars, and among the group there are definitely some that stand out more than others. Dodge is really showing off its muscle at this year's show with four concepts that all pump up the power of the brand's models. Perhaps most interesting among ...
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24 Hours of LeMons Michigan Day 1: Porsche 944, Geo Metro, Volkswagen Squareback Leading Classes

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After lining up the largest and most interesting field of Midwestern LeMons racers we’ve ever seen on Friday, we dropped the green flag on Saturday morning and presided over a drizzly, cold day of racing at GingerMan Raceway. When the checkered flag came out soon after sunset, we’d seen a lot of dramatic class battles and lead changes, and here’s how it all sorted out. There was once a time— actually, that time was the first eig ...
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Fiat 500X Opening Edition announced

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