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Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D3)

Advanced Powertrain Research Facility

The Downloadable Dynamometer Database (D3) offers publicly available testing data regarding advanced technology vehicles. Derived from independent laboratory testing, the data is intended to enhance the understanding of advanced vehicle technologies for researchers, students, and professionals engaged in energy efficient vehicle research, development and education.

Data from this website can only be used with the following attribution: "This data is from the Downloadable Dynamometer Database ( and was generated at the Advanced Powertrain Research Facility (APRF) at Argonne National Laboratory under the funding and guidance of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)" or using a standard bibliographic reference.

How to Use the D3

Click on a vehicle image below. You will be taken to a page where data on the selected vehicle is displayed, or to a relevant downloadable data document in PDF format.

Understanding How the Data is Generated

The presentation posted below explains how data listed in D3 is generated. The topic covered includes the available test facilities, some chassis dynamometer basics, an overview of standard drive cycles, test conditions, instrumentation, and a user guide to D3. Please review this presentation carefully prior to using the data.

Additional Information

The Database

Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV)

2013 Honda Civic Hybrid
2013 honda civic hybrid

2013 Ford Cmax Hybrid
2013 ford cmax hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
2013 volkswagen jetta

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco
2013 chevrolet malibu eco

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 hyundai sonata hybrid

2010 Toyota Prius
2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Honda CR-Z
2010 Honda CRZ

2010 Honda Insight2010 Honda Insight

2010 Mercedes S400h BlueHybrid



Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV)

2013 Ford Cmax Energi
2013 Ford Cmax Energi

2013 Chevrolet Volt
2013 Chevrolet Volt

2013 Toyota Prius
2013 Toyota Prius

2012 Chevy Volt
chevy volt 2012

2012 Toyota Prius
2012 Toyota Prius


Electric Vehicles (EV)

2013 Nissan Leaf SV
2013 Nissan Leaf SV

2012 Mitsubishi I-MiEV
2012 Mitsubishi I-MiEV

2012 Nissan Leaf
2012 nissan leaf electric vehicle


Conventional Vehicles

2013 VW Jetta TDI
2013 VW Jetta TDI
2013 Hyundai Sonata
2013 hyundai sonata
2012 Fiat 500 Sport
fiat 500
2012 Ford F150 Ecoboost
ford f150 ecoboost
2013 Nissan Altima
2013 nissan altima
2012 Ford Focus
2012 ford focus
2012 Chrysler 300
2012 chrysler 300 front
2012 Ford Fusion V6
ford fusion
2009 VW Jetta TDI
2009 vw jetta tdi

Conventional: Start-Stop

2010 VW Golf TDI Bluemotion
2010 Mazda 3 i-Stop
2010 SmartCar MHD

Alternative Fuel Vehicles

2010 Hyundai LPI Hybrid (butane-fueled)
hyundai lpi hybrid

2012 Honda Civic GX
2012 Honda Civic GX


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