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E85 Ethanol Vehicles Overview

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canada goose coats on sale The number of models that can run on the E85 ethanol is at an all time high. Choices include cars, minivans, SUVs, and pickup trucks. General Motors leads the industry in E85 ethanol capable vehicles, with more than a dozen models for 2007. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ford also field a selection, with Mercedes Benz and Nissan represented as well. E85 Ethanol Vehicles: Flexible in Price canada goose coats on sale

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uk canada goose In this report, two wheel drive and four wheel drive versions of a vehicle are counted as variants of the same model. Under that formula, our report on 2007 E85 ethanol flex fuel vehicles contains 27 entries: seven midsize and full size cars, nine SUVs (all with V8 engines), eight pickup trucks (all with V8s) and three minivans. uk canada goose

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buy canada goose jacket cheap Horsepower ratings range from 201 in the V6 Mercedes Benz C230 sedan, to the 320 hp V8 in General Motors’ full size pickup trucks and SUVs. buy canada goose jacket cheap

canadian goose jacket As for fuel economy, the most fuel efficient E85 ethanol flex fuel vehicle for 2007 is the Chevrolet Impala sedan and its Monte Carlo coupe counterpart with the 211 horsepower V6. Their EPA rating is 16 mpg city/23 mpg highway. Trailing the pack is the Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck with the 235 horsepower V8. It’s rated at 9 mpg city/13 highway. Environmental Protection Agency estimates, fuel economy suffers by some 20 percent running on E85 ethanol versus conventional pump gasoline. canadian goose jacket

In all, 27 different 2007 canada goose victoria parka outlet models are E85 ethanol capable. That’s up from 20 for the 2006 model year, and more than triple the number available in 2000. Regardless of make, model, or engine all these vehicles can run on conventional gasoline or the E85 ethanol blend with no modification and no difference in performance.

uk canada goose outlet It’s this flexibility that gives them the nickname, flex fuel vehicles. No manufacturer charges extra for E85 ethanol capability versus a model’s gasoline only counterpart. Ethanol is derived from plant material, corn mostly. refineries, ethanol is touted as a renewable energy source that has the potential to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil. uk canada goose outlet

canada goose uk outlet E85 ethanol produces fewer harmful exhaust emissions than conventional gasoline. Proponents add that utilizing this renewable energy source helps stretch the earth’s finite supply of fossil fuels. They also position E85 ethanol as a support for American jobs and agriculture. Already having built several million E85 ethanol flex fuel vehicles over the last decade, GM, Ford, and the Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep group say they plan canada goose stockists uk to put a combined total of 2 million more on the road each year, cheap canada goose starting in 2007. Their top executives have lobbied for increased government support of ethanol production. And the companies fund campaigns to promote the use of E85 ethanol and the installation of more E85 ethanol pumps at gas stations. But not everyone is so enthusiastic about E85. Critics deride the millions of dollars in tax subsidies provided ethanol producers, labeling them government handouts that go primarily to giant agricultural interests and big corporation refineries. Detractors doubt the environmental benefits, noting that lots of nonrenewable diesel and gas is consumed to grow, transport, and process corn that becomes ethanol. Some maintain it requires more energy to produce ethanol than ethanol itself provides. Environmental Protection Agency acknowledges that putting more E85 ethanol flex fuel vehicles on the road could raise levels of some types of harmful air pollution. That’s just a sampling of a growing debate over E85 ethanol and flex fuel vehicles. For anyone considering the purchase of an E85 ethanol flex fuel vehicle, still other questions may hit closer to home. Here are the topics we cover in this article: The Pros of Buying canada goose outlet paypal an E85 Ethanol Vehicle canada goose uk outlet

There are a lot of pros to running your vehicle on E85 ethanol and many reasons to consider switching from a vehicle that runs on conventional to a flex fuel vehicle. You won’t pay extra for an E85 vehicle or suffer a performance deficit. Your car will pollute less, and you’ll support America’s energy independence. Many believe that E85 is one way to end America’s canada goose outlet legit dependence on fossil fuel. Read this page to learn more about the benefits of owning an E85 vehicle.

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While owning an E85 vehicle certainly has its positives, there also are negatives. Miles per gallon suffer when you run on E85 ethanol because it doesn’t contain as much energy as regular grade gasoline. Also, simply finding a place canada goose parka outlet to fill up on E85 ethanol is a challenge because most pumps are located in the Midwest or on private or government property. Lastly, if you’re looking for an E85 flex fuel subcompact or compact car, you’re out of luck. Find out more about the cons of E85 vehicles in this section.

E85 Ethanol Vehicles for 2007

We list every 2007 E85 flex fuel model, including EPA fuel economy estimates for E85 vs. conventional gasoline. If you’re thinking of purchasing an E85 vehicle, this page will serve as an important reference tool.