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Revealed: the winners and rogues of the real-world MPG test

Motoring Research Logo By Richard Aucock of Motoring Research | Slide 1 of 45: The Volkswagen emissions scandal has thrown light on the official fuel economy test which all mainstream new cars must display. It’s not fit for purpose, the figures it quotes are unrealistic, nobody will ever achieve what it says in the real world. Oh yeah? In the UK, an official two-day test has just proven the doubters wrong: if you drive well, you can indeed beat the quoted figures...

Revealed: the winners and rogues of the real-world MPG test

The Volkswagen emissions scandal has thrown light on the official fuel economy test which all mainstream new cars must display. It’s not fit for purpose, the figures it quotes are unrealistic, nobody will ever achieve what it says in the real world. Oh yeah? In the UK, an official two-day test has just proven the doubters wrong: if you drive well, you can indeed beat the quoted figures...
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