Honda Fit EV Receives the Highest Fuel Efficiency Rating Ever Given by the EPA
The 2013 Honda Fit EV has received the highest fuel-efficiency rating ever given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Given that electric cars do not consume gasoline, the EPA has created a miles-per gallon equivalent rating. And, the 2013 Fit EV has received an astonishing 118 MPGe. Additionally, the vehicle has one of the smallest batteries on the market, which makes it less expensive and faster to charge. With a 240-volt charged, the Fit EV can be fuelled up in less than three hours.
What's more, according to the EPA, the Fit EV has a driving range of 82 miles, which allows it to surpass the Ford Focus Electric (76-mile range), the Nissan Leaf (73-mile range), and the Mitsubishi i-MiEV (62-mile range).
With it's driving range and fuel efficiency, owners of this vehicle can expect to pay a mere $500 a year for fuel.
Honda plans to begin leasing the electric vehicle to select California and Oregon markets this summer. The company will roll out the Fit EV to the East Coast in 2013.
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