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Old 12-30-2012, 07:29 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by TheGlassMaker View Post
Honda just went through this exact thing over the Civic hybrid. I say Ford needs to est lower so the customers are surprised when it gets better mileage. Just like they did on the Hp numbers for the terminator mustang.
Short of cheating the test results there isn't really a way to dramatically lower the official test rating as its done on a dynamometer under carefully specified conditions. So I'm not sure how that works, especially when it needs to be approved by the EPA.
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