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54.5 mpg: Why our measure of fuel economy is wrong

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), or target fuel economy number for automakers to average across their fleets by 2025, reported in the media and understood by consumers is wrong. 54.5 mpg is the unadjusted value; the adjusted value we see on Monroney stickers and promotional materials is closer to 40 mpg. Read more here>>>

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