SmartWay Trends, Indicators, and Partner Statistics (TIPS)
MPG Range for SmartWay Class 8A Fleets
Class 8 trucks comprise the largest over-the-road truck class used for freight transport. Class 8A trucks are more often used for local or regional transport, as compared with Class 8B trucks, which are more often used for long haul transport. This chart is based on 2011 Carrier Partner data, and covers all fuel types. The line is made up of individual points, each of which corresponds to a fleet's performance. To preserve confidentiality, no fleet name is associated with any data point.
The chart shows that SmartWay Class 8A truck fleets range in fuel efficiency from as low as about 3 miles per gallon to 9 miles per gallon, with the vast majority falling between 5 and 7 miles per gallon.
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