OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - cars

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A tibble with 54 rows and 6 columns. This data is a subset of theCars93 data set from the MASS package.


  • type - The vehicle type with levels large, midsize, and small.
  • price - Vehicle price (USD).
  • mpg_city - Vehicle mileage in city (miles per gallon).
  • drive_train - Vehicle drive train with levels 4WD, front, and rear.
  • passengers - The vehicle passenger capacity.
  • weight - Vehicle weight (lbs).


Lock, R. H. (1993) 1993 New Car Data. \emph{Journal of StatisticsEducation



These cars represent a random sample for 1993 models that were in both\emph{Consumer Reports

and \emph{PACE Buying Guide}. Only vehicles of typesmall, midsize, and large were include.Further description can be found in Lock (1993). Use the URL}

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