Overview

This is a dataset about cars and how much fuel they use.

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Index Type Example Value
0 dict { }
... ... ...
Key Type Example Value Comment
"Engine Information" dict { }
"Identification" dict { }
"Dimensions" dict { }
"Fuel Information" dict { }
Key Type Example Value Comment
"Highway mpg" int 25 The miles-per-gallon this car gets on average on highways.
"Fuel Type" str "Gasoline"
[Preview ]
Whether this car takes "Gasoline", "Diesel fuel", "Electricity", "Compressed natural gas", or "E85" (a term that refers to high-level ethanol-gasoline blends containing 51%-83% ethanol). If it is unknown, it is left blank.
"City mpg" int 18 The miles-per-gallon this car gets on average in cities.
Value Count
"Gasoline" 4591
"E85" 456
"Diesel fuel" 27
"Compressed natural gas" 2
Key Type Example Value Comment
"Make" str "Audi"
[Preview ]
The maker for this car.
"Model Year" str "2009 Audi A3"
[Preview ]
The specific name/year for this car.
"ID" str "2009 Audi A3 3.2"
[Preview ]
A unique ID for this particular car, using the year, make, model, and transmission type.
"Classification" str "Automatic transmission"
[Preview ]
Whether this is a "Manual transmission" or an "Automatic transmission". If it is unknown, it is left blank.
"Year" int 2009 The year that this car was released.
Value Count
"Chevrolet" 626
"Ford" 603
"GMC" 368
"Toyota" 325
"Nissan" 294
"Dodge" 260
"Honda" 200
"Cadillac" 200
"Hyundai" 188
"Mazda" 168
"Kia" 135
"BMW" 133
"Volkswagen" 129
"Jeep" 119
"Subaru" 105
"Volvo" 103
"Audi" 87
"Infiniti" 85
"Buick" 71
"Mercedes" 64
"MINI" 62
"Saab" 59
"BMW Motorrad" 58
"Lexus" 52
"Mitsubishi" 51
"Suzuki" 51
"Porsche" 51
"Grand Cherokee" 48
"Jaguar" 44
"Aston Martin" 43
"Lincoln" 43
"Land Rover" 35
"Acura" 33
"Chrysler" 30
"Mercury" 28
"Scion" 26
"Bentley" 18
"Maybach" 13
"Maserati" 12
"Lotus" 11
"AMG" 10
"Rolls-Royce" 10
"Mercedes-Benz" 7
"Chrysler Group LLC" 6
"Mercedes-AMG" 6
"Lamborghini" 5
"Ferrari" 1
Value Count
"2011 Ford F-150" 116
"2011 Dodge Ram 1500" 79
"2010 Ford F-150" 69
"2010 GMC Sierra 1500" 62
"2011 GMC Sierra 1500" 62
"2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500" 60
"2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500" 56
"2011 Chevrolet Colorado" 41
"2010 Chevrolet Colorado" 41
"2010 GMC Canyon" 39
"2011 GMC Canyon" 39
"2010 Toyota Tundra" 38
"2012 Chevrolet Colorado" 33
"2010 Dodge Ram 1500" 30
"2011 Nissan Titan" 28
"2011 Toyota Tundra" 28
"2011 Nissan Frontier" 28
"2010 Nissan Titan" 28
"2010 Nissan Frontier" 27
"2011 Jeep Wrangler" 25
"2011 Chevrolet Equinox" 21
"2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee" 20
"2011 Toyota Tacoma" 20
"2011 GMC Savana" 20
"2010 Ford Ranger" 20
"2010 Ford Expedition" 20
"2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee" 19
"2010 Toyota Tacoma" 18
"2011 Ford Ranger" 18
"2010 Volkswagen Jetta" 17
"2011 Ford Expedition" 16
"2012 Ford Expedition" 16
"2010 Jeep Wrangler" 15
"2012 GMC Savana" 15
"2011 GMC Terrain" 14
"2012 Chevrolet Equinox" 14
"2012 GMC Terrain" 14
"2010 Honda Civic Sedan" 14
"2011 Dodge Dakota" 14
"2012 Volvo XC60" 14
"2012 Nissan Titan" 14
"2010 Dodge Dakota" 14
"2011 Jeep Liberty" 13
"2010 BMW 5 Series Sedan" 13
"2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Sedan" 13
"2011 Cadillac CTS Sport Sedan" 13
"2011 Honda Civic Sedan" 13
"2012 Buick Lacrosse" 13
"2010 Nissan Armada" 12
"2012 Volvo XC90" 12
"2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata" 12
"2012 Jeep Wrangler" 12
"2012 Toyota Sienna" 12
"2011 Volkswagen Jetta" 12
"2011 Nissan Armada" 12
"2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe" 12
"2011 Toyota RAV4" 12
"2010 Toyota RAV4" 12
"2012 Nissan Armada" 12
"2012 Volvo C30" 12
"2011 Toyota Sienna" 12
"2012 BMW 3 Series Coup" 12
"2012 Dodge Durango" 12
"2012 Volvo XC70" 11
"2010 Ford Escape" 11
"2011 Kia Sorento" 11
"2012 Ford Escape" 11
"2011 Chevrolet Express" 11
"2011 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe" 11
"2010 Toyota Sequoia" 11
"2010 Ford Explorer" 11
"2012 Kia Sorento" 11
"2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class" 10
"2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara" 10
"2010 Toyota Camry" 10
"2011 GMC Acadia" 10
"2011 Toyota Sequoia" 10
"2011 Dodge Durango" 10
"2011 Ford Flex" 10
"2011 Jeep Patriot" 10
"2010 Chrysler 300" 10
"2011 Hyundai Tucson" 10
"2010 GMC Yukon XL" 10
"2012 Cadillac CTS Sport Sedan" 10
"2012 GMC Acadia" 10
"2011 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon" 10
"2011 Ford Escape" 10
"2012 Hyundai Tucson" 10
"2010 Dodge Nitro" 10
"2012 Buick Regal" 10
"2010 Ford Fusion" 10
"2010 Honda Accord Sedan" 10
"2011 GMC Yukon XL" 10
"2011 Toyota Camry" 10
"2012 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe" 10
"2010 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe" 10
"2011 Hyundai Santa Fe" 10
"2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata" 10
"2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon" 10
"2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class" 10
... ...
Value Count
"2011 Dodge Ram Dakota Bighorn/Lonestar Extended Ca..." 4
"2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Work Tr..." 4
"2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Long Bo..." 4
"2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Work Tr..." 4
"2010 Dodge Ram Dakota Bighorn/Lonestar Extended Ca..." 4
"2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Long Bo..." 4
"2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Work Truck ..." 3
"2010 Mercedes-Benz R350 BlueTEC 4Matic" 3
"2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4.6L 4X4" 2
"2010 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew 5.5-ft. Bed 4X4" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 King-Ranch SuperCrew 5.5-ft. Bed V6" 2
"2011 Dodge Ram Dakota Bighorn/Lonestar Crew Cab 30..." 2
"2012 Volkswagen Jetta SEL AT" 2
"2011 GMC Canyon SLE 2WD" 2
"2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring - Power Retractable ..." 2
"2011 Nissan 370Z Touring Coupe" 2
"2010 BMW 535i xDrive Sedan AT" 2
"2010 Ford F-150 XL 8-ft. Bed" 2
"2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible 1LT AT" 2
"2011 Ford Expedition XL" 2
"2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Long B..." 2
"2010 BMW 528i xDrive Sedan AT" 2
"2010 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab Work Truck AT" 2
"2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Long Box Work Truck ..." 2
"2011 GMC Terrain SLE-2 3.0L" 2
"2010 Ford F-150 XL SuperCrew 6.5-ft. Bed" 2
"2010 Ford Mustang GT Premium" 2
"2011 BMW 750Li xDrive Sedan" 2
"2011 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Regular Cab 4x2" 2
"2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring - Power Retractable ..." 2
"2011 Cadillac CTS Sport Sedan" 2
"2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring - Power Retrac..." 2
"2009 Audi A3 2.0 T Quattro" 2
"2011 Dodge Nitro Heat 4X4" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 5.5-ft. Bed V6 4X4" 2
"2011 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4.6L" 2
"2010 Toyota Matrix AT" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 XL 6.5-ft. Bed V8" 2
"2010 Maybach 57 Zeppelin" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 XL SuperCab 8-ft. Bed V8 4X4" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 5.5-ft. Bed 4X4" 2
"2010 Nissan Titan King Cab PRO-4X FFV" 2
"2012 Nissan Armada SL FFV" 2
"2010 Ford F-150 XL SuperCab 6.5-ft. Bed FFV 4X4" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 XL SuperCab 6.5-ft. Bed" 2
"2010 Ford F-150 XL 6.5-ft. Bed 4X4" 2
"2011 Ford Ranger XL" 2
"2011 BMW ActiveHybrid 750i Sedan" 2
"2011 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT AWD" 2
"2010 Dodge Ram Dakota Bighorn/Lonestar Crew Cab 30..." 2
"2010 BMW 550i Sedan" 2
"2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab WT 2WD 4.8L" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 FX4 SuperCab 6.5-ft. Bed 4X4" 2
"2011 Ford Ranger XL SuperCab" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 King-Ranch SuperCrew 5.5-ft. Bed" 2
"2011 Ford F-150 XL 6.5-ft. Bed" 2
"2011 GMC Terrain SLE-2 AWD" 2
"2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Work Truck ..." 2
"2011 Hyundai Veracruz Limited AWD" 2
"2012 Audi Q7 3.0 T S Line" 1
"2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L SEL Premium" 1
"2010 Ford F-150 XLT 6.5-ft. Bed FFV 4X4" 1
"2012 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab Work Truck 3...." 1
"2010 Buick Lucerne Super" 1
"2011 Nissan Xterra S 4x4 AT" 1
"2011 GMC Sierra 1500 Long Box WT 2WD" 1
"2011 MINI Cooper S Countryman" 1
"2011 Saab 9-4X 3.0i Premium" 1
"2011 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG" 1
"2011 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD" 1
"2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT Limited" 1
"2010 GMC Sierra 1500 Extended Cab WT 4WD" 1
"2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS" 1
"2011 Chevrolet Equinox 1LT" 1
"2010 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG" 1
"2010 BMW 335i Sedan" 1
"2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser" 1
"2011 Ford Mustang V6" 1
"2010 Subaru Outback 3.6R" 1
"2012 BMW M3 Coup AT" 1
"2012 Mazda Mazda5 Touring" 1
"2012 MINI Cooper Clubman" 1
"2012 Nissan Armada SV 4x4 FFV" 1
"2011 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab 6.5-ft. Bed V8 4X4" 1
"2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV Platinum" 1
"2011 Jaguar XF Supercharged" 1
"2011 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCab 4-Door 4X4 AT" 1
"2012 Honda Civic DX Coupe AT" 1
"2010 Maserati Quattroporte" 1
"2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Express Regular Cab 4x2" 1
"2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab LTZ 6...." 1
"2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet" 1
"2010 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 5.7L 4X4" 1
"2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Express Regular Cab 4x4" 1
"2011 Honda CR-V LX 4WD" 1
"2011 Dodge Durango R/T AWD" 1
"2010 Suzuki SX4 Sport LE" 1
"2010 Cadillac SRX Premium" 1
"2011 Toyota Venza V6 AWD" 1
"2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS" 1
... ...
Value Count
"Automatic transmission" 3949
"Manual transmission" 1127
Key Type Example Value Comment
"Width" int 202 Unknown values are stored as 0. Unfortunately, many cars do not report this data.
"Length" int 143 Unknown values are stored as 0. Unfortunately, many cars do not report this data.
"Height" int 140 Unknown values are stored as 0. Unfortunately, many cars do not report this data.
Key Type Example Value Comment
"Transmission" str "6 Speed Automatic Select Shift"
[Preview ]
The full name of this type of transmission, based on its Classification and number of forward gears.
"Engine Type" str "Audi 3.2L 6 cylinder 250hp 236ft-lbs"
[Preview ]
How many cylinders are in this engine. Most cars are either a 6-cylinder or an 8-cylinder.
"Engine Statistics" dict { }
"Hybrid" bool False Whether this is a hybrid engine or not - that is, if it uses both an internal combustion engine and an electric motor.
"Number of Forward Gears" int 6 The number of forward gears. If no information is available, it is coded as 0.
"Driveline" str "All-wheel drive"
[Preview ]
A string representing whether this is "Rear-wheel drive", "Front-wheel drive", or "All-wheel drive".
Value Count
"6 Speed Automatic Select Shift" 1313
"6 Speed Automatic" 767
"6 Speed Manual" 734
"4 Speed Automatic" 671
"5 Speed Automatic" 654
"5 Speed Manual" 393
"5 Speed Automatic Select Shift" 216
"7 Speed Automatic Select Shift" 111
"8 Speed Automatic Select Shift" 91
"4 Speed Automatic Select Shift" 85
"7 Speed Automatic" 41
Value Count
"Chevrolet 6.2L 8 Cylinder 430 hp 424 ft-lbs" 96
"Ford 5.4L 8 cylinder 310 hp 365 ft-lbs FFV" 78
"Nissan 4.0L 6 Cylinder 261 hp 281 ft-lbs" 70
"Dodge 5.7L 8 Cylinder 390 hp 407 ft-lbs" 62
"Nissan 5.6L 8 Cylinder 317 hp 385 ft-lbs" 58
"BMW 3.0L 6 cylinder 300 hp 300 ft-lbs Turbo" 56
"BMW 3.0L 6 cylinder 230hp 200 ft-lbs" 55
"GMC 5.3L 8 Cylinder 315 hp 335 ft-lbs FFV" 54
"Cadillac 6.2L 8 Cylinder 403 hp 417 ft-lbs FFV" 54
"Honda 1.8L 4 Cylinder 140hp 128 ft-lbs" 52
"Volkswagen 2.5L 5 Cylinder 170 hp 177 ft-lbs" 51
"Ford 5.0L 8 Cylinder 360 hp 380 ft-lbs FFV" 50
"Chevrolet 2.9L 4 Cylinder 185 hp 190 ft-lbs" 48
"Nissan 5.6L 8 Cylinder 317 hp 385 ft-lbs FFV" 48
"Toyota 5.7L 8 Cylinder 381 hp 401 ft-lbs" 44
"Chevrolet 3.7L 5 Cylinder 242 hp 242 ft-lbs" 42
"Dodge 4.7L 8 Cylinder 310 hp 330 ft-lbs FFV" 41
"GMC 4.8L 8 Cylinder 302 hp 305 ft-lbs FFV" 41
"Chevrolet 4.8L 8 Cylinder 302 hp 305 ft-lbs FFV" 40
"Subaru 2.5L 4 cylinder 170 hp 170 ft-lbs" 39
"Cadillac 3.0L 6 Cylinder 270 hp 223 ft-lbs" 37
"Ford 3.5L 6 Cylinder 365 hp 420 ft-lbs" 36
"Volvo 3.2 L 6 cylinder 240 hp 236 ft-lbs" 35
"Volvo 2.5L 5 Cylinder 227 hp 236 ft-lbs Turbo" 35
"Saab 2.0L 4 Cylinder 210 hp 221 ft-lbs Turbo" 35
"Ford 5.4L 8 cylinder 255 hp 350 ft-lbs FFV" 35
"GMC 2.9L 4 Cylinder 185 hp 190 ft-lbs" 35
"Chevrolet 5.3L 8 Cylinder 320 hp 335 ft-lbs FFV" 33
"Volkswagen 2.0L 4 Cylinder 200 hp 207 ft-lbs Turbo" 33
"Jeep 3.7L 6 Cylinder 210 hp 235 ft-lbs" 31
"Nissan 4.0L 6 Cylinder 266 hp 288 ft-lbs" 29
"Toyota 3.5L 6 Cylinder 266hp 245 ft-lbs." 29
"Nissan 3.7L 6 Cylinder 332 hp 270 ft-lbs" 28
"GMC 3.6L 6 Cylinder 288 hp 270 ft-lbs." 28
"GMC 3.7L 5 Cylinder 242 hp 242 ft-lbs" 28
"Cadillac 3.6L 6 Cylinder 304 hp 273 ft-lbs" 27
"Chevrolet 5.3L 8 Cylinder 315 hp 335 ft-lbs FFV" 27
"Toyota 4.6L 8 Cylinder 310 hp 327 ft-lbs" 27
"GMC 6.2L 8 Cylinder 403 hp 417 ft-lbs FFV" 27
"Honda 2.4L 4 cylinder 190 hp 162 ft-lbs" 26
"Chevrolet 5.3L 8 Cylinder 300 hp 320 ft-lbs" 25
"Jeep 2.4L 4 Cylinder 172 hp 165 ft-lbs" 25
"GMC 2.4L 4 Cylinder 182 hp 172 ft-lbs" 25
"Jeep 3.8L 6 Cylinder 202 hp 237 ft-lbs" 25
"Toyota 4.0L 6 Cylinder 236 hp 266 ft-lbs" 25
"BMW 4.4L 8 cylinder 400 hp 450 ft-lbs Turbo" 24
"GMC 5.3L 8 Cylinder 320 hp 335 ft-lbs FFV" 24
"Ford 4.6L 8 cylinder 292 hp 320 ft-lbs" 23
"Chevrolet 5.3L 8 Cylinder 315 hp 338 ft-lbs FFV" 23
"Dodge 3.7L 6 Cylinder 210 hp 235 ft-lbs" 23
"Audi 2.0L 4 cylinder 211 hp 258 ft-lbs Turbo" 22
"Ford 4.0L 6 Cylinder 207 hp 238 ft-lbs" 22
"Mini 1.6L 4 Cylinder 181 hp 177 ft-lbs Turbo" 22
"Ford 3.5L 6 Cylinder 263 hp 249 ft-lbs" 21
"Jeep 3.6L 6 Cylinder 290 hp 260 ft-lbs FFV" 21
"Ford 2.5L 4 cylinder 171hp 171 ft-lbs" 21
"Kia 2.0L 4 Cylinder 156 hp 144 ft-lbs" 20
"Ford 3.7L 6 Cylinder 302 hp 278 ft-lbs FFV" 20
"Toyota 3.5L 6 Cylinder 270 hp 248 ft-lbs." 20
"Ford 4.6L 8 cylinder 248 hp 294 ft-lbs" 20
"Honda 3.5L 6 Cylinder 250 hp 253 ft-lbs" 20
"Chevrolet 6.2L 8 Cylinder 426 hp 420 ft-lbs" 20
"Toyota 5.7L 8 Cylinder 381 hp 401 ft-lbs FFV" 20
"Buick 3.6L 6 Cylinder 288 hp 270 ft-lbs" 20
"Mazda 2.5L 4 Cylinder 167 hp 168 ft-lbs" 20
"Ford 3.7L 6 Cylinder 305 hp 280 ft-lbs" 20
"Toyota 1.5L 4 Cylinder 106 hp 103 ft-lbs" 19
"Aston Martin 5.9L 12 Cylinder 470 hp 443 ft-lbs" 19
"Toyota 2.7L 4 Cylinder 159 hp 180 ft-lbs" 19
"Ford 3.5L 6 Cylinder 262 hp 248 ft-lbs" 19
"Ford 4.6L 8 cylinder 225 hp 286 ft-lbs FFV" 19
"Ford 2.0L 4 Cylinder 140 hp 136 ft-lbs" 19
"Mercedes-Benz 3.5L 6 Cylinders 268 hp 258 ft-lbs" 19
"Mazda 3.7L 6 Cylinder 273 hp 270 ft-lbs" 18
"Chevrolet 3.6L 6 Cylinder 281 hp 266 ft-lbs" 18
"Mini 1.6L 4 Cylinder 121 hp 114 ft-lbs" 18
"Nissan 1.8L 4 Cylinder 122 hp 127 ft-lbs" 18
"GMC 6.0L 8 Cylinder 332 hp 367 ft-lbs Hybrid" 18
"Jaguar 5.0L 8 Cylinder 385 hp 380 ft-lbs" 17
"Mazda 2.5L 4 Cylinder 170hp 167 ft-lbs" 17
"Hyundai 2.0L 4 cylinder 138 hp 136 ft-lbs" 17
"Chevrolet 2.4L 4 Cylinder 182 hp 172 ft-lbs" 17
"Mazda 2.0L 4 Cylinder 167 hp 140 ft-lbs" 17
"Jeep 5.7L 8 Cylinder 360 hp 390 ft-lbs" 17
"Land Rover 5.0L 8 Cylinder 375 hp 375 ft-lbs" 17
"GMC 5.3L 8 Cylinder 310 hp 334 ft-lbs FFV" 17
"Dodge 3.6L 6 Cylinder 283 hp 260 ft-lbs FFV" 16
"Lexus 2.5L 6 Cylinder 204 hp 185 ft-lbs" 16
"Hyundai 3.5L 6 Cylinder 276 hp 248 ft-lbs" 16
"Toyota 1.8L 4 Cylinder 132 hp 128 ft-lbs." 16
"Chevrolet 6.0L 8 Cylinder 332 hp 367 ft-lbs Hybrid" 16
"Ford 2.3L 4 Cylinder 143 hp 154 ft-lbs" 16
"Mercedes-Benz 5.5L 8 Cylinder 382 hp 391 ft-lbs" 16
"Infiniti 3.7L 6 cylinder 330 hp 270 ft-lbs" 16
"Infiniti 3.5L 6 cylinder 297 hp 253 ft-lbs" 16
"Honda 3.5L 6 Cylinder 271 hp 254 ft-lbs" 16
"Ford 5.0L 8 Cylinder 412 hp 390 ft-lbs" 16
"Ford 6.8L 10 cylinder 305 hp 420 ft-lbs" 16
"Chevrolet 6.2L 8 Cylinder 403 hp 417 ft-lbs FFV" 16
"Jeep 3.8L 6 Cylinder 205 hp 240 ft-lbs" 15
... ...
Value Count
"Rear-wheel drive" 1751
"Front-wheel drive" 1569
"Four-wheel drive" 920
"All-wheel drive" 836
Key Type Example Value Comment
"Horsepower" int 250 A measure of the engine's power. A unit of power equal to 550 foot-pounds per second (745.7 watts).
"Torque" int 236 The torque of the engine, measured in lb/ft. When an engine is said to make "200 lb-ft of torque", it means that 200 pounds of force on a 1-foot lever is needed to stop its motion.

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Usage

This library has 1 function you can use.
import cars
list_of_car = cars.get_cars()
Additionally, some of the functions can return a sample of the Big Data using an extra argument. If you use this sampled Big Data, it may be much faster. When you are sure your code is correct, you can remove the argument to use the full dataset.
import cars
# These may be slow!
list_of_car = cars.get_cars(test=True)

Documentation

 cars.get_cars(test=False)

Returns the complete list of cars.