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Use this Drive Cycle Analysis Tool (DriveCAT) to find drive cycle data for modeling, simulating, and evaluating vehicle systems and components, or to understand the real-world benefits of drive cycles for specific vehicle applications.

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Cycle Time (minutes) Distance (mi) Max Speed (mph) Avg Speed (mph) Avg Driving Speed (mph) PKE (ft/sec2) KI (1/mi) Stops (#)
NREL Neighborhood Refuse Truck Cycle 30.55 5.69 60.00 11.17 21.52 1.36 1.08 60
NREL Parcel Delivery Truck Cycle (Baltimore) 64.23 20.46 61.70 19.11 23.37 1.53 1.33 41
NREL Port Drayage Creep Queue Cycle (California) 22.18 0.26 12.46 0.70 5.20 0.65 15.89 6
NREL Port Drayage Near Dock Cycle (California) 21.03 1.17 30.98 3.34 10.61 0.96 3.79 5
NREL Port Drayage Local Cycle (California) 23.95 7.12 57.90 17.85 28.53 0.92 0.69 9
NREL Port Drayage Metro Highway Cycle (California) 52.83 26.66 64.17 30.28 41.23 0.50 0.24 7
NREL Port Drayage Composite Cycle (California) 119.95 35.21 64.17 17.61 33.34 0.60 0.32 27
NREL Class 6 Electric Vehicle Cycle 61.63 16.09 49.00 15.66 23.45 0.98 1.06 26
NREL Class 3 Electric Vehicle Cycle 61.62 6.53 48.73 6.36 19.42 1.43 1.56 32
NREL Utility Truck Cycle (California) 34.30 11.16 58.50 19.53 29.92 0.79 0.46 20
NREL Refuse Truck Cycle (Miami-Dade) 15.02 1.94 52.77 7.74 17.57 1.39 1.31 20
CARB Heavy Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck (HHDDT) Creep Segment 4.23 0.12 8.20 1.76 3.00 0.43 24.93 3
CARB Heavy Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck (HHDDT) Cruise Segment 34.73 23.07 59.30 39.86 43.22 0.27 0.12 6
CARB Heavy Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck (HHDDT) Transient Segment 11.13 2.85 47.50 15.36 18.20 0.98 1.38 4
CARB Heavy Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck (HHDDT) Composite Cycle 60.08 26.05 59.30 26.01 35.59 0.35 0.17 13
Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule for Heavy-Duty Vehicles (UDDS HD) 17.68 5.55 58.00 18.84 28.23 0.90 0.61 14
Orange County Transit Bus Cycle (US-OCTA) (California) 31.83 6.54 40.63 12.33 15.67 1.43 3.59 31
Manhattan Bus Cycle 10Hz 18.15 2.07 25.40 6.83 10.67 0.19 9.14 20
Central Business District (CBD) Segment of the Transit Coach Operating Duty Cycle 9.35 2.05 20.00 13.13 15.94 1.12 3.97 14
Arterial Segment of the Transit Coach Operating Duty Cycle 4.5 1.96 40.0 26.0 29.7 1.33 1.29 4
Braunschweig City Driving Cycle 29.0 6.76 36.2 14.0 18.7 1.44 3.0 29
Commuter Segment of the Transit Coach Operating Duty Cycle 5.17 4.0 55.0 46.3 49.8 0.31 0.14 1
City Suburban Heavy Vehicle Cycle (CSHVC) 28.33 6.68 43.8 14.1 18.4 1.12 1.79 13
EPA US06 Supplemental FTP Driving Schedule (Light-Duty) 9.93 8.01 80.3 48.3 51.9 1.38 0.44 5
EPA FTP-72/UDDS-LD/LA-4 (Light-Duty) 22.87 7.45 56.7 19.5 24.1 1.15 1.28 17
EPA FTP-75 (Light-Duty) 31.28 11.04 56.7 21.2 26.2 1.14 1.09 22
EPA Highway Fuel Economy Test (Light-Duty) 12.75 10.26 59.9 48.2 48.6 0.46 0.22 1
EPA Inspection and Maintenance (IM) 240 (Light-Duty) 4.00 1.96 56.7 29.3 30.8 1.33 1.0 2
New York Bus Cycle (NY Bus) 10.00 0.61 30.8 3.7 10.7 2.5 11.07 11
New York City Cycle (NYCC-LD) (Light-Duty) 9.97 1.18 27.7 7.1 11.4 2.03 8.3 10
New York Bus Composite Cycle (NY Comp) 17.15 2.51 36.0 8.8 13.1 1.51 4.3 20
California Unified Cycle (UC)/LA92 Cycle (Light-Duty) 23.92 9.82 67.2 24.6 29.4 1.49 0.96 16
WVU 5-Peak Cycle 15.00 5.01 40.0 20.0 24.5 0.39 0.51 5

How to Cite the Data

Publications that use drive cycle data from DriveCAT should include a citation with the following information:

NREL DriveCAT - Chassis Dynamometer Drive Cycles. (2018). National Renewable Energy Laboratory. www.nrel.gov/transportation/drive-cycle-tool

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