Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum - View Single Post - MPG inconsistencies (answered!)
View Single Post
Old 01-07-2013, 06:35 AM   #9
kam327's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 94700
Location: Tampa, FL
What I Drive: '14 Ruby Ti w/ Handling Pkg

Posts: 2,374
FF Reputation: 11 kam327 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by felixdd View Post
That makes more sense then. Crazy canuck/euro testing

Does the "don't coaset in neutral" thing apply for manual cars too then?
The US EPA rating system changed in '08 and used to be more optimistic too. The '07 Focus window sticker said 27/34, but the "new" ratings (under the '08 system) on are 23/31. That would suggest that the '12 Focus manual would be rated at 29/39 under the old system, much closer to the current Canadian rating of 30/42.
kam327 is online now  
    Reply With Quote