quote: A car company can use real-world stats from websites or wherever and then use the word verified.
quote: Secondly, many people don't realize just how little a difference it makes to the total cost of car ownership if the car gets 47 or 39 overall.
quote: I think it's pretty obvious that Ford knowingly lied through its teeth from the beginning.
quote: but I'm sure their data showed a large discrepancy between test fleet mpg and EPA test mpg.
quote: No manufacturer tests "hundred of cars for thousands of miles with a fleet". At least not for MPG reasons.
quote: Ford going to "account for people that can't drive worth a f$%k"
quote: 'm betting mistakes even happen in Mint world.
quote: I still consider it to be a plausible mistake.
quote: I'll use my Mazda CX-5 as an example, which gets exactly the rated fuel economy it was advertised with when I drive it reasonably (under 75 MPH)
quote: I was told it was the way I was driving.
quote: You retardedly forgot to read the very next sentence of his statement where he said, "I came out of a Prius so I know how to milk a hybrid for the best mileage".
quote: Why are you so hostile to others?
quote: So what are you saying? That drivers in general are stupid and can’t drive hybrids or that Ford hybrid drivers are stupid?
quote: whining about how Ford "cheated" on the EPA's test when it's obvious the problem lies with them.
quote: People are out their getting the rated fuel economy, if it were a problem with Ford lying then NO ONE would get the rated economy. That would be obvious.
quote: So if Toyota came out tomorrow and lied to everyone by telling us the Prius V is actually rated at 48MPG, then according to you, then NO ONE would get the rated economy. Right?
quote: Where did I say that one one would get rated fuel economy if Toyota lied about their advertised numbers?
quote: For each test vehicle from an engine family required to comply with SFTP requirements, the manufacturer shall supply representative road load forces for the vehicle at speeds between 15 km/hr (9.3 mph) and 115 km/hr (71.5 mph). The road load force shall represent vehicle operation on a smooth level road, during calm winds, with no precipitation, at an ambient temperature of 20 °C (68 °F), and atmospheric pressure of 98.21 kPa. Road load force for low speed may be extrapolated.
quote: A genuine sense of honor would be much better.