The US EPA NYCC test has been developed for chassis dynamometer testing of light-duty vehicles [40 CFR 86, App.I]. The test simulates low speed urban driving with frequent stops, Figure 1.
Figure 1. US EPA NYCC Cycle
The following are basic parameters of the cycle:
- Duration: 598 seconds
- Distance: 1.18 miles = 1.89 km km
- Average speed: 7.1 mi/h = 11.4 km/h
- Maximum speed: 27.7 mi/h = 44.6 km/h