On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Cars93 data set which pertains to Data from 93 Cars on Sale in the USA in 1993. The Cars93 data set is found in the MASS R package. You can load the Cars93 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Cars93"). This will load the data into a variable called Cars93. If R says the Cars93 data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("MASS") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Cars93 R data set. The size of this file is about 14,411 bytes.
Data from 93 Cars on Sale in the USA in 1993
Cars93 data frame has 93 rows and 27 columns.
This data frame contains the following columns:
Type: a factor with levels
Minimum Price (in \$1,000): price for a basic version.
Midrange Price (in \$1,000): average of
Maximum Price (in \$1,000): price for “a premium version”.
City MPG (miles per US gallon by EPA rating).
Air Bags standard. Factor: none, driver only, or driver & passenger.
Drive train type: rear wheel, front wheel or 4WD; (factor).
Number of cylinders (missing for Mazda RX-7, which has a rotary engine).
Engine size (litres).
RPM (revs per minute at maximum horsepower).
Engine revolutions per mile (in highest gear).
Is a manual transmission version available? (yes or no, Factor).
Fuel tank capacity (US gallons).
Passenger capacity (persons)
U-turn space (feet).
Rear seat room (inches) (missing for 2-seater vehicles).
Luggage capacity (cubic feet) (missing for vans).
Of non-USA or USA company origins? (factor).
Combination of Manufacturer and Model (character).
Cars were selected at random from among 1993 passenger car models that
were listed in both the Consumer Reports issue and the
PACE Buying Guide. Pickup trucks and Sport/Utility vehicles were
eliminated due to incomplete information in the Consumer Reports
source. Duplicate models (e.g., Dodge Shadow and Plymouth Sundance)
were listed at most once.
Further description can be found in Lock (1993).
Lock, R. H. (1993)
1993 New Car Data.
Journal of Statistics Education
Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (1999)
Modern Applied Statistics with S-PLUS. Third
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.