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Oxnard Hyundai Confirms, Hyundai Named Leader in Fuel-Efficiency and CO2 Emissions in America

Hyundai Regains Top Spot in the EPA Fuel Economy Report


March 9, 2012 – Oxnard, Calif. – Oxnard Hyundai is excited to confirm, in a government-issued report today, Hyundai Motor America was named number one in fuel economy and CO2 emissions by topping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy rankings for the 2010 model year, beating out traditional leaders Honda and Toyota.

No make scored higher than Hyundai. This is the second time Hyundai has led in both categories, having achieved this distinction previously for the 2008 model year.

The EPA 2011 Light-Duty Automotive Technology and Fuel Economy Trends Report identified Hyundai as the top 2010 brand with an adjusted fuel economy rating of 27.0 miles per gallon. In addition to being named the most fuel-efficient brand, Hyundai also had the lowest fleet-wide adjusted composite CO2 emissions performance (329 g/mi) for the 2010 model year.

The EPA 2011 Trends Report also indicates that preliminary 2011 model year values suggest that Hyundai will maintain its fuel economy leadership. Forecasts show that Hyundai will achieve an adjusted fuel economy rating of 27.5 miles per gallon in the 2011 model year.

With a strong offering of fuel-efficient models, including Elantra, Sonata Hybrid, Accent and Veloster M/T all achieving estimated 40-mpg highway fuel economy ratings, Hyundai continues to set the industry bar in fuel efficiency. In 2011, Hyundai achieved a corporate average fuel economy level of 36.1 mpg and sold 214,132 40-mpg vehicles, representing one-third of total sales.

Oxnard Hyundai is a proud member of the Conant Auto Retail Group (CAR Group), which holds a strong reputation among the automotive industry in California, representing such brands as Acura, Ford, Honda, Infiniti, Lincoln and now Hyundai. Oxnard Hyundai is proud to serve the greater Ventura County.

For more information about Oxnard Hyundai call 888-457-2051, visit, or visit the dealership today at 1601 E. Ventura Blvd, Oxnard, CA 93036.

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