The price at the pump may be falling, but interest in buying a fuel-efficient model remains high. In fact, the latest survey on consumer attitudes shows saving money on gas is the top factor impacting what model car buyers are looking for. Consumer Reports surveyed 2,009 Americans and found 35 percent have cut back on driving. Among those thinking of buying a new car, 37 percent said fuel economy was the top factor, followed by quality (17 percent), safety (16 percent), value (14 percent) and performance (6 percent).
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