NATS - Assignment #2

NATS - Assignment #2 - Antonio Alarcn NATS 101 The World We...

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Antonio Alarcón 1/29/08 NATS 101: The World We Create Assignment #3 To accurately identify a vehicles efficiency, one must assess numerous criterions. First and foremost, the vehicle must be at a cost achievable by a majority of individuals to be labeled as efficient i.e. how efficient is a vehicle if it is unable to be purchased? Second, the vehicles EPA rating needs to be relatively high as a low number would indicate the amount of health- damaging smog emissions. Lastly, the vehicles gas mileage (MPG) needs to be relatively high as well by far the most important factor in vehicle efficiency. Looking into the above factors, I found that the most efficient vehicle is the 2008 Toyota Prius. Starting at $21,100 MSRP, the 2008 Prius gets 46 MPG, and has an 8/10 EPA pollution rating. 1 Additionally, the 2008 Prius not only saves the consumer money, it also helps contribute
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