[fyoo-uh l-i-fish-uh nt]


producing power, heat, etc., at a rate considered optimal with regard to the amount of fuel consumed.

Related formsfu·el-ef·fi·cien·cy, noun
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Contemporary Examples of fuel-efficient

  • With gas hovering near $5 per gallon in some areas, fuel-efficient vehicles are appealing to more and more customers.

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    U.S. Car Fleet Sold in August Most Fuel-Efficient Ever

    William O’Connor

    September 16, 2013

  • It looked every bit the sleek precursor of a new age of fuel-efficient, passenger-friendly machines it was cracked up to be.

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    Is Boeing's New Plane Safe?

    Clive Irving

    June 23, 2009

  • With city fuel economy of 34 mpg, the Ford Escape remains the most fuel-efficient SUV available today.

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    What They're Driving

    Bradley Berman

    December 3, 2008

Historical Examples of fuel-efficient