J.D. Power reports that consumers spend an average of 17 hours researching vehicles before they buy.
Twelve hours, or 70%, of that research is done online.
Many dealerships offer the option to shop online.
The Fuel Consumption Guide offers a comparison of vehicle fuel consumption ratings using the Federal Test Procedure. It does not predict what the actual fuel consumption of a particular vehicle will be. Actual fuel consumption depends on many variables, such as driving habits, the terrain, the weather conditions, and how much the vehicle is loaded.