Ottawa, Ontario – The most fuel-efficient vehicles in Canada have been named for 2011 and fuel consumption ratings for 2011 models sold in Canada are now available.

Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources, announced the winners of the Government of Canada’s 2011 ecoENERGY for Vehicles Awards. “Personal vehicles are one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions for individual Canadians and a significant cost to household budgets,” Paradis said. “The ecoENERGY awards and fuel consumption ratings provide Canadians with the right tools to make informed decisions to lower their fuel costs, save money and help the environment.”

The 2011 winners are:

Two-seater car: Honda CR-Z

Subcompact car: Ford Fiesta SFE

Compact car: Honda Civic Hybrid

Midsize car: Toyota Prius

Full-size car (co-winners): Honda Accord Sedan/Hyundai Sonata

Station wagon (co-winners): Audi A3 TDI Clean Diesel/Volkswagen Golf Wagon TDI Clean Diesel

Pickup truck: Toyota Tacoma

Special-purpose vehicle: Ford Escape Hybrid

Minivan: Toyota Sienna

Large van: Chevrolet Express Cargo/GMC Savana Cargo

To find a vehicle’s consumption, visit NRCan.

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