A new app puts information about fuel economy, manufacturer’s suggested retail price, annual fuel cost, greenhouse gas emissions score, and other details at consumers’ fingertips.

The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s FuelEconomy.gov recently released app versions of its popular Find-a-Car tool for iPhone and Android.

Like the Web version, the app features the fuel economy, manufacturer’s suggested retail price, annual fuel cost, greenhouse gas emissions score, and other details for all commercially available cars in the United States.

To find any vehicle, users simply enter the year, make, model, and relevant options of the car they are looking for.

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The app opens with a screen that allows the user to add a vehicle to see its fuel economy and related information.

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The user then inputs specific information on the year, make, model, and vehicle options.

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The app then releases the fuel economy information for the vehicle. This includes annual fuel cost, the cost to drive 25 miles, the cost to fill the tank, and tank size.

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The Energy and Environment screen shows the vehicle Energy Impact Score and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

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The user can also personalize the information by adding their annual mileage and other specific information.

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The Safety Screen shows the vehicles scores for front, side, and rollover collisions.

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The Specs screen shows the manufacturer’s suggested retail price and basic statistics about the vehicle.

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Several vehicles may be added to the user listing so that many vehicle options can be compared.

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The app includes information on vehicles back to 1984.

Find-a-Car is available through the I-Tunes Store and through Google Play.




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