Visiting Pontiac, GMC, and Buick Utah dealers (or their websites) is a terrific way to help you get some fuel efficiency comparisons between autos. This is very valuable information. In fact, fuel economy and diminished pollution are often the primary considerations in purchasing a new vehicle. Here are some EPA estimates given as highway MPG comparisons.
The Buick Enclave comes in at 24 MPG, beating out the Acura MDX and Volvo XC90, both with 20 MPG. Buick Lucerne yields 26 MPG in contrast to Lincoln MKS’ 24 and Chrysler 300 Touring’s 25 MPG. Buick LaCrosse, with 28, tops the Lexus ES 350, with 27, and the Mercury Milan V6, with 26.
Pontiac autos also provide fuel efficiency superior to other competitive models and makes: Pontiac G6 Sedan yields 33, as compared to Honda Accord LX at 30 and Toyota Camry LE at 31; Pontiac G3 gets 34 MPG, yet Honda Fit gets 33 and Nissan Versa gets 31; Pontiac Solstice GXP gives 28, compared to Honda S2000’s 25 and Nissan 350Z’s 24; Pontiac Torrent AWD gives 24, topping the Jeep Liberty 4WD at 21 and the Ford Edge AWD at 22; Pontiac G5 XFE delivers 37, improving on Scion TC’s 27 and Honda Civic LX’s 34; Pontiac Vibe, with 32, beats out the Mazda 3 5-door Sport’s 29 and the Dodge Caliber’s 30; and Pontiac G8 GT, at 24, beats out BMW 550i with 23 and Dodge Charger SRT8 with 19.
GMC autos also have fuel superiority over comparable models of other manufacturers. GMC Canyon 5 cylinder, with 23, tops both the Toyota Tacoma 4.0L V6 and the Ford Ranger 4.0L V6 at 21. The GMC Yukon XFE, with 21 MPG, surpasses the Toyota Sequoia’s 19 and the Ford Expedition’s 20.The GMC Acadia yields 24 MPG, compared to the Honda Pilot at 23 and the Mazda CX-9 at 22. GMC’s Sierra Hybrid delivers 21, surpassing Toyota Camry V6’s and Honda Accord V6’s mutual 19. GMC’s Envoy Denali 4WD’s 20, wins over both Ford Explorer V8 4WD’s and Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 4WD’s 19. GMC’s Yukon Hybrid provides 21 MPG, in comparison with 19 for both Toyota Camry V6 and Honda Accord V6. And lastly, GMC Sierra XFE, with 21, beats out the Toyota Tundra 5.7L V8 at 18 and the Dodge Ram 1500 5.7L V8 at 20.
These comparisons show the GMC, Buick, and Pontiac commitment to giving efficiency excellence. GMC has also had commitment for developing hybrid vehicles, specifically the GMC Yukon hybrid SUV and the full-sized pickup truck GMC Sierra hybrid. Buick is expected in 2011 to be the first prime automaker to produce a 2-mode plug-in hybrid crossover compact. GM is also using alternative fuels, including natural gas, which is potentially easily available and is still plentiful, as compared to gasoline. Your Pontiac, GMC, and Buick Utah dealers will be glad to go over your every fuel-saving option with you. Stop by your Utah County auto dealers.