Vehicle fuel economy labels

Cars vary a lot in how much fuel they use, even between similar models. The difference can be hundreds of dollars in fuel a year, adding up to thousands of dollars over a car's lifetime. That's why selecting which car to purchase is the most important fuel efficiency decision you'll make.

Vehicle fuel economy labels give you the power to factor efficiency and running costs into the equation when you choose a car. You'll see the label on cars for sale from registered motor dealers, and online you may see the information displayed as text.

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Star rating Average litres per 100km Average yearly running costs

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Disclaimer: The information in this tool is provided for comparative purposes.
Your actual cost per year and fuel consumption may vary from that shown, depending on factors such as vehicle condition and any vehicle modifications, driving style, traffic conditions, distance travelled and fuel price variations.
Yearly running costs are based on $ per litre for petrol, $ for diesel (and also include Road User Charges for diesel vehicles), and $c/kWh for electricity. Road User Charges are a fixed cost per km travelled, irrespective of a vehicle's star rating.