Auto gas mileage ratings adjusted by EPA

New rules on testing mileage will lower the published rates for Hybrids, according to Wired’s Hybrid Cars’ Fantasy Mileage Ratings Drive Into the Sunset

Hybrid car economics will face a new road test this month with the arrival of fresh models sporting revised mileage ratings from the Environmental Protection Agency.

This year, new test standards have forced manufacturers to lower advertised efficiency claims on most models compared to previous years, and car lots are bracing for a tougher environment for hybrid sales.

Revised EPA Miles Per Gallon Estimates

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