Compare Old and New MPG Estimates

The Environmental Protection Agency has begun using a new method to estimate fuel economy for 2008 model year vehicles and beyond. The new method is more accurate than the old one because it finally takes into account some real world factors like driving with the A/C on, higher highway speeds and accelerating harder.  For instance, the old method takes into account that it takes 19 seconds to go zero to 60 mph.



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