Vehicle Energy Efficiency Labeling and Stadnad

Last updated: 31 October 2019

The program promotes energy conservation by improving vehicle fuel efficiency. The program discloses fuel efficiency ratings of cars in order to help consumers to buy high-efficient cars.


Korea Energy Agency (KEA) standardizes vehicle fuel efficiency test methods, develop criteria for fuel efficiency rating, work with vehicle manufacturers and importers, conduct follow-up measures for this program and disclose vehicle-related information for consumers.


Passenger cars with a total weight less than 3.5ton (passenger cars, light-weight trucks, all purpose cars and others), vans with capacity of 15 passengers (including van trucks) and light-duty trucks other than special-purpose motor vehicles are subject to this program.

Want to know more about this policy ? Learn more (Korean)