Why Those EPA Mileage Estimates Do Not Add Up
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Despite all of those tangibles, fuel economy is still only an estimate. And, in 2012 alone, both Kia and Hyundai were found guilty of misstating their vehicles’ fuel efficiency by up to 15 percent , while a California woman was awarded nearly $10,000 when she sued Honda in small claims court for overstated mpg claims. Let’s take a look at a few reasons why your vehicle’s actual fuel economy may not add up to the advertised fuel estimates.