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Has the High Cost of Fuel Affected Your Car Buying Decision? Offers Help Finding a Fuel Efficient Used Vehicle
ATLANTA, the world's largest automotive marketplace, with more than 2.5 million vehicle listings and more than $50 billion in facilitated auto sales each year, can help you locate makes and models that score high in fuel economy and are also easy to find in your local market.

(Logo: ) drilled into its mammoth site data to produce a localized list of vehicles (year/make/model) that offer an average of 25 miles per gallon or more (city driving) and are in wide supply in 50 top US cities. On a national basis*, the most fuel-efficient and readily available used cars are:

   2002 Toyota Prius Gas/Electric Hybrid         52 mpg
   2004 Honda Civic Gas/Electric Hybrid          46 mpg
   2002-2004 Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Diesel       42 mpg
   2003 Toyota Echo                              35 mpg
   2001-2002 Toyota Corolla                      32 mpg
   2001-2004 Honda Civic                         32 mpg
   2004 Scion XA                                 32 mpg
   2002 Chevrolet Prizm                          32 mpg
   2004 Scion XB                                 31 mpg
   2004 Hyundai Accent                           29 mpg
   2001 Saturn SL1                               29 mpg
   1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004 Dodge Neon       29 mpg
   1997, 2003, 2004 Nissan Sentra                29 mpg
   2004 Chevrolet Aveo                           28 mpg
   2000 Nissan Altima                            28 mpg
   1997, 1999 Ford Escort                        28 mpg
   2001, 2002 Saturn SL2                         27 mpg
   2003, 2004 Chevy Cavalier                     26 mpg
   2003 Ford Focus                               26 mpg
   2004 Hyundai Elantra                          26 mpg
   2004 Pontiac Sunfire                          26 mpg
   2003 Honda Accord                             26 mpg

*News Editors/Producers can contact's PR department at (404) 847-6361 for a custom make/model list specific to your city or market.

Local listings of these makes and models can be quickly accessed by going to, going to the Find A Car section of our homepage and selecting the year, make and model of your choice along with your zip code.

With a 50 percent growth rate in 2003 and annual revenue well north of $100 million, is the category leader in the online automotive space. The company's growth, traffic and dealer database, now at 12,000 paying dealers and 40,000 dealers overall, continue to outpace expectations, with the company currently reaching more than 8 million unique monthly visitors, who perform 50 million vehicle searches and view 150 million individual vehicles from a database of 2.5 million vehicles.

About, created in 1997 and headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., is the internet's leading auto classifieds marketplace and consumer information website. aggregates in a single location more than 2.5 million vehicle listings from 40,000 dealers and 250,000 private owners, which provide the largest selection of vehicles attracting more than 8 million unique visitors every month. Through innovative merchandising products such as multiple photos and auction-style listings and comprehensive search functionality, unites buyer and seller online --dramatically improving the way people research, locate and advertise vehicles. is a majority-owned subsidiary of Manheim, the world's leading provider of automotive services to commercial sellers and automobile dealers. Manheim is a wholly owned subsidiary of media conglomerate Cox Enterprises, Inc., and's principal stockholder and a key investor along with Landmark Communications, ADP, Inc., and the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. For more information, visit or call 1-800-353-9350.

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