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Old 05-10-2011, 06:46 AM   #59
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Originally Posted by lampcord View Post
Even taking that into account, 59 mpg (EUROPE) => 50 (US) which is still 13 mpg better than our Focus.

Is our government really telling Ford they can't sell higher MPG cars here?
I find that very hard to believe but if true, it really sucks. I thought Obama was a greenie.
It's not a matter of MPGs, it's about emissions. Diesels require urea injection systems in the aftertreatment to meet emissions requirements driven by folks on the west coast . Basically a chemical plant underneath the vehicle. Next time you are in a dealership take a peak undneath a Superduty w/ a diesel engine
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