April 5, 2007


Transport Canada releases list of vehicles eligible for fuel efficiency rebates

Ottawa, Ontario – Transport Canada’s ecoAUTO Rebate Program offers rebates from $1000 to $2000, to people who, beginning March 20, 2007, buy or enter a long-term lease (12 months or more) for a fuel-efficient vehicle.

New cars getting 6.5 L/100km or better and new light trucks getting 8.3 L/100km or better are eligible. The list features hybrid electric and highly energy efficient vehicles. In addition, new flexible-fuel vehicles with combined fuel consumption E85 ratings of 13.0 L/100km or less will be eligible.

The following vehicles are eligible for rebates. ‘CFCR’ refers to Combined Fuel Consumption Rating:

Toyota Prius
Rebate: $2000
1.5 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 4.1 L/100 km

Honda Civic Hybrid
Rebate: $2000
1.3 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 4.5 L/100 km

Toyota Camry Hybrid
Rebate: $1500
2.4 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 5.7 L/100 km

Nissan Altima Hybrid
Rebate: $1500
2.5 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 5.8 L/100 km

Toyota Yaris
Rebate: $1000
1.5 L, 4 cylinder
5-Speed Manual
CFCR = 6.3 L/100 km
Hatchback / Sedan

Toyota Corolla
Rebate: $1000
1.8 L, 4 cylinder
5-Speed Manual
CFCR = 6.3 L/100 km

Toyota Yaris
Rebate: $1000
1.5 L, 4 cylinder
4-Speed Automatic
CFCR = 6.4 L/100 km
Hatchback / Sedan

Mini Cooper
Rebate: $1000
1.6 L, 4 cylinder
6-speed Manual
CFCR = 6.5 L/100 km

Ford Escape HEV
Rebate: $2000
2.3 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 6.6 L/100 km

Ford Escape HEV 4X4
Rebate: $1500
2.3 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 7.4 L/100 km

Saturn VUE Hybrid
Rebate: $1000
2.4 L, 4 cylinder
4-Speed Automatic
CFCR = 7.9 L/100 km

Lexus RX 400H 4×4
Rebate: $1000
3.3 L, 6 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 7.9 L/100 km

Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4X4
Rebate: $1000
3.3 L, 6 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 7.9 L/100 km

Jeep Compass
Rebate: $1000
2.4 L, 4 cylinder
5-Speed Manual
CFCR = 8.2 L/100 km

Jeep Compass
Rebate: $1000
2.0 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km

Jeep Patriot
Rebate: $1000
2.4 L, 4 cylinder
5-Speed Manual
CFCR = 8.2 L/100 km

Jeep Patriot
Rebate: $1000
2.0 L, 4 cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission
CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km

2007 flex-fuel ecoAUTO eligible vehicles

Chevrolet Impala FFV
Rebate: $1000
3.5 L, 6 cylinder
4-speed Automatic
CFCR (E-85) = 12.3 L/100 km

Chevrolet Monte Carlo FFV
Rebate: $1000
3.5 L, 6 cylinder
4-speed Automatic
CFCR (E-85) = 12.3 L/100 km

Chrysler Sebring FFV
Rebate: $1000
2.7 L, 6 cylinder
4-speed Automatic
CFCR (E-85) = 13.0 L/100 km

Chrysler Sebring FFV
Rebate: $1000
2.7 L, 6 cylinder
4-speed Automatic
with Manual Mode
CFCR (E-85) = 13.0 L/100 km

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