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Source of information: This tool incorporates data sourced from a number of sources, including the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Energy in New Zealand, Statistics New Zealand's NZ Energy Use Survery, Air New Zealand, Electricity Authority, Covec, Gas Industry Company Limited, KiwiRail, Bioenergy Association of New Zealand and New Zealand Geothermal Association. © EECA 2018
The Fuel economy label generator tool is designed to provide consumers with an estimate of how much it costs to run a (fuel) vehicle. It also allows motor vehicle traders to print fuel economy labels for display on cars.
You will be asked to input details about the vehicle you are enquiring about. The tool will then provide you with a label that indicates the fuel economy in litres per 100km and a rating out of 6 stars. The fuel economy label generator tool incorporates data sourced from the NZTA RightCar database.
The fuel economy label generator tool assumes that;
- Estimated cost per year to run the car – this comparative running cost is based on an average fuel price and driving 14,000km per year. For diesel vehicles this cost also includes Road User Charges.
- Fuel economy in litres per 100km – provided by the vehicle manufacturer who obtains the data from international rolling road cycle testing, based on performance of a new model of the car.
- Average fuel price - used to calculate the cost per year for comparison purposes only.
The electric car label differs slightly:
- Fuel economy for electric cars is shown in kilowatt hours (kWh) per 100km
- Information includes a range showing how far the car can be expected to go on a full charge
- Displaying the label for electric cars is optional for motor vehicle traders.
While the tool can be used to provide a useful estimate, results may vary depending on factors such as vehicle condition and any vehicle modifications, driving style, traffic conditions, distance traveled and fuel price variations.