Mileage Ratings to Drop as EPA Changes Car Tests Fuel economy estimates on new car stickers are about to fall. The Environmental Protection Agency says it is adopting new testing procedures that will reduce the mileage estimates on most 2008 vehicles.
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Mileage Ratings to Drop as EPA Changes Car Tests

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Mileage Ratings to Drop as EPA Changes Car Tests

Mileage Ratings to Drop as EPA Changes Car Tests

Mileage Ratings to Drop as EPA Changes Car Tests

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Fuel economy estimates on new car stickers are about to fall. Drivers have complained that the miles per gallon they get from their cars are actually much smaller than the numbers posted in the car windows. The Environmental Protection Agency says it is adopting new testing procedures that will reduce the mileage estimates on most 2008 vehicles.