Canada's new government releases list of fuel-efficient vehicles for 2007

February 14, 2007

This press release is also available in French.

OTTAWA -- Shopping for a new vehicle that saves money on fuel and also helps the environment just got easier. The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, today announced the release of Natural Resources Canada's 2007 Fuel Consumption Guide and the 2007 EnerGuide winners for the most fuel-efficient new vehicles sold in Canada.

"Transportation is one of the largest sources of pollution in Canada, accounting for up to two-thirds of smog-forming pollutants," said Minister Lunn. "The Fuel Consumption Guide will help Canadians choose a fuel-efficient vehicle that will reduce fuel costs and lower the impact on the environment."

"I would like to congratulate the recipients of this year's EnerGuide Awards," added the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities. "Providing environmentally sound vehicle options to Canadians is important, and I am pleased that industry is leading the way in sustainable transportation."

Consumers can use the 2007 Fuel Consumption Guide to compare the fuel consumption ratings and carbon dioxide emissions of passenger cars and light-duty trucks sold in Canada. The guide is available from participating new-vehicle dealerships, most motor vehicle licence agency offices, participating Credit Union offices across Canada, participating Caisses populaires et d'économie Desjardins in Quebec, and participating Canadian Automobile Association offices across Canada, or online at

Also announced today were the most fuel-efficient vehicles for 2007. The winners in each of the ten vehicle classes are as follows:
A media backgrounder with more details on the Fuel Consumption Guide and the award winners is available at


Shopping for a new car that will save you money on fuel? Natural Resources Canada's 2007 Fuel Consumption Guide was released today, along with the 2007 EnerGuide winners for the most fuel-efficient new vehicles sold in Canada. Copies of the guide are available at participating new-vehicle dealerships and motor vehicle licence agencies or online at

For more information, media may contact:

Kathleen Olson
Acting Director of Communications
Office of the Minister
Natural Resources Canada

General Inquiries
Mon--Fri, 8:30-4:30 EST
Telephone: 613-995-0947
TTY: teletype for the hearing-impaired 613-996-4397

The following media backgrounder is available at

2007 Fuel Consumption Guide

NRCan's news releases and backgrounders are available at

Natural Resources Canada

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