Source: Detroit News
quote: The thing that doesn't make sense to me, however, is how the Ford hybrids fail so badly in city driving as well. That should be easy to ace.
quote: No one EVER gets the EPA ratings...
quote: If you care about mileage, then keep your foot out of it, use cruise control, and such instead of doing big, smoky, fun burnouts when you leave a stop sign.
quote: Ford isn't the only automaker to find its fuel efficiency claims disputed in court. Hyundai was caught inflating fuel efficiency estimates and was forced to create new window stickers for the vehicle fleet reflecting more realistic efficiency claims.
quote: Most major U.S. highways have speed limits of 65 mph or higher, and even if the speed limit is a more “hybrid friendly” 55 mph, most people likely cruise at 60 mph or higher. And one also has to remember that no hybrid can travel on battery power alone, indefinitely – the gasoline engine will eventually kick in to maintain cruising speed.