HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the Light Duty Fuel Economy Trends Report,*1 released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 8, 2014, lists the company as having the highest overall Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy for the 2013 model year.*2 Mazda receives the first place ranking for the second year in a row.
The EPA's Fuel Economy Trends Report summarizes fuel economy trends of vehicles sold in the USA on a model year basis, and ranks automakers by Manufacturer Adjusted Fuel Economy. Mazda's overall average fuel economy was 28.1 miles per gallon (mpg), improved 1.0 mpg over the previous year.
Mazda developed its innovative next-generation SKYACTIV Technologies, including engines, transmissions, body and chassis, with the aim of offering all our customers both driving pleasure and outstanding environmental and safety performance. The company's ongoing efforts to employ these technologies in a wide range of products have played a key role in allowing Mazda to record the highest overall average fuel economy for two years in a row.
Encouraged by these results, Mazda will renew efforts to improve its environmental technologies and continue to introduce products that are kind to the earth's environment. Through these efforts we will deepen our bond with our customers and work to raise our brand value.
For more information please see:
Official Website of the EPA: http://www.epa.gov/
Mazda's Environmental Technology website: https://newsroom.mazda.com/en/technology/env/