GMC Hummer EV Won’t Include MPGe Ratings On Window Sticker


The Monroney, or window sticker, you see on a new car at the dealership is regulated by law. There is certain information the sticker should display in addition to price, equipment list, and safety rating. Most of the stickers also feature fuel economy ratings, but the GMC Hummer EV won’t do that when it arrives. The Hummer EV is a beefy machine, and all that weight will allow GMC to choose whether or not to display an MPGe rating.

A GMC spokesperson confirmed to Car and Driver, which obtained the company’s application for certification with the US EPA, that it will not display the fuel economy rating on the Hummer EV’s window sticker. General Motors has other major electric vehicles in development, such as the Silverado EV, which may or may not follow the line between displaying ratings. Models with a gross vehicle weight (GVWR) rating of over 8,500 pounds (3,855 kilograms) are not required to display a fuel economy rating, which is measured in MPGe – miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent.

The app lists the GVWR Hummer EV’s rating at 10,550 pounds (4,785 kilograms) with a curb weight of 9,063-lbs (4,110-kg). Both numbers are well above the 8,500 pound threshold, and nearly 3,000 pounds is dedicated to the battery, which weighs an astonishing 2,923 lbs (1,325 kg). As Car and Driver note, the Rivian R1T also has a GVWR of over 8,500 lbs; however, Rivian does display the truck’s MPGe rating on its window sticker.

GMC gave the Hummer EV a staggered launch, with the Edition 1 model arriving first and the cheaper version arriving later. The six-figure price tag and 1,000 horsepower (745 kilowatts) will yield a combined 47 MPGe, which you won’t find listed on the sticker alongside the highway ratings of 51 MPGe and 43 MPGe, according to the application GMC submitted to the EPA. Early applications also say the EV will travel up to 329 miles (529 kilometers) on a single charge, slightly under the promised 350 miles.


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