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Table 7.3: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)4 Company & Vehicle m odel DaimlerChrysler – 2000 Dodge Ram Wagon DaimlerChrysler – 2001 Dodge Ram Wagon , Dodge Ram Maxi Wagon DaimlerChrysler – 2000 Dodge Ram Cargo Van DaimlerChrysler – 2001 Dodge Ram Van, Dodge Ram Maxi Van Ford – Ford E -450 Cutaway Ford – F-150 (2000)1 2 Ford – F-150 (2001) Ford – F-150

Vehicle type

Fuel type

Range (miles)

Purchase price (USD) $27,335

Fuel economy 5 (mpgge) 12 @ city; 16 @ highway

Passenger van

CNG

225 @ city; 300 @ highway

Passenger van

CNG

200 -300

$27,675 to 30,680

15 @ city; 17 @ highway

Service van

CNG

225 @ city; 300 @ highway

$24,220

12 @ city; 16 @ highway

Service van

CNG

200 -300

$24,485 to 26,620

12 @ city; 16 @ highway

Passenger van

CNG

148 -238

$38,235

Light-duty pickup

CNG

$21,825

Light-duty pickup

CNG

175 @ city; 325 @ highway 200 -300

12 @ city; 15 @ highway 11 @ c ity; 15 @ highway 11 @ city; 15 @ highway

Light-duty pickup

Service van

CNG + petrol bifuel CNG

Ford – 2000 Econoline Ford – 2001 Econoline Ford – Crown Victoria 2000

Service van

CNG

Full-sized sedan

CNG

Ford – Crown Victoria 2001

Full-sized sedan

CNG

Honda Civic – GX 2000

4-door compact sedan

CNG

Honda Civic – GX 2001

4-door compact sedan

GM – Chevy 2001 Cavalier

4 door sedan

GM – 2000 Chevrolet 4WD & GMC Sierra Bi- Fuel CNG Crew Cab Pickup GM – 2000 Chevrolet C/K &

Light-duty pickup

Light-duty pickup

100 -175

150 @ city; 275 @ highway 150 -275

$22,940

100 @ city; 175 @ highway (up to 200 -300 miles with optional tank) 100 -175 (up to 200 -300 miles with optional tank) 150 @ city; 200 @ highway

$26,765

CNG

220 to 245

CNG + petrol bifuel CNG + petrol bifuel

160

150 for CNG and 400 for Gasoline

17 @ city; 23 @ highway

CNG + petrol bi-

150 for CNG and 400 for

17 @ city; 23 @ highway

4

11 @ city; 14 @ highway 11 @ city; 14 @ highway 15 @ city; 22 @ highway

$29,015

15 @ city; 23 @ highway

$20,230

28 @ city ; 34 @ highway

$20,600

28 @ city ; 34 @ highway

Major sources of CNG vehicles information – (i) Alternative Fuels Data Center: http://www.afdc.doe.gov/; (ii) Natural Gas Vehicle 2000: http://www.ngv.org/; (iii) 1999 -2000 NGV Purchasing Guide, by Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition: http://www.ngvc.org/purchasing.html; (iv) Natural Fuel Company Ltd.: http://naturalfuels.com/; (v) Fuel Economy http://www.fueleconomy.gov/; (vi) American Council for an Energy -Efficient Economy (ACEEE) – http://www.aceee.org/ 5 mpgge – mile per gasoline gallon equivalent 7-3

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