Published on May 15th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan3
Advertised vs Real-World Fuel Economy Gap Doubled in One Decade
May 15th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
Interesting story here. Admittedly, it’s not an issue I’ve given a lot of thought to — the real-world versus advertised fuel economy of cars, and how the difference between them has grown in recent years. More on the topic:
Gap Between Advertised And Real World Fuel Economy Doubles In A Decade (via Gas 2.0)
On some level, we all know that automakers advertised fuel economy numbers are a bit…optimistic, shall we say. So while there may be a glut of 40 mpg compact cars on the market right now, there has been some hearsay that the real world numbers rarely align with the advertised numbers, no matter how…
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