It is DOT and EPA approved for every state but CA (big surprise there)
Its classified as a motorcycle, hence the lack of requirements for airbags,abs,obd2, and all the other needless crap they put on modern cars.
I actually found this on a Moped sales site, and fell in love.
Yes its china made, but so is everything these days.
Once you get over the fact that your driving a motorcycle with a cage, I think its cool. As for mileage, 70-80 miles per gallon is very hard to beat at any cost for a car or truck.
And I think my Wildfire Moped that I have on order will fit in the bed just fine, so Woo Hooo!