Click on this link to get your EPA mileage estimates from the Federal website: Click on this link: http://www.fueleconomy.gov. If you car gets a combined miles per gallon of 18 mpg or less, you can qualify as long as the car is not more than 25 years old. Your CARS credit amount would then be determined by the new car you purchase. Trucks have different rules.
|Summary of Car Allowance Rebate System - Cash for Clunkers Voucher Qualifications|
|Min. Fuel Economy for New Vehicle||$3,500 Voucher||$4,500 Voucher|
|Passenger Car||22 mpg *||Mileage improvement of at least 4 mpg||Mileage improvement of at least 10 mpg|
|Light-Duty Truck **||18 mpg *||Mileage improvement of at least 2 mpg||Mileage improvement of at least 5 mpg|
|Large Light-Duty Trucks ***||15 mpg *||Mileage improvement of at least 1 mpg or trade-in of a work truck||Mileage improvement of at least 2 mpg|
|Commercial trucks **** ||Trade-in must be at least pre-2002|