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Old 11-15-2012, 11:35 PM   #2346
flyboy1100
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Originally Posted by stevehnm
Posted on another thread but relevant here - comparison of Consumer Reports highway mpg figures with "EPA procedure" figures which were actually done by Subaru.

I took flyboy1100's links to Consumer Reports and posted the relevant numbers here. In the case of multiple tests, I will take the one on the right, which is the most current. The first column is the Consumer Reports (independent) Highway figure. The second is the alleged EPA (by Subaru) highway figure. The third is the ratio of the CR to the EPA figures. You will notice they are all over 1, except the Impreza. In fact, when compared to the ratio of the others in the field (of your choice) The Impreza is *over 2 standard deviations* below the field.

Brand CR EPA CR/EPA
Mazda 3 34 29 1.17
Focus 39 37 1.05
Cruze 40 39 1.03
Corolla 39 35 1.11
Civic HF 49 39 1.26
Lancer 28 25 1.12
Mazda 2 40 35 1.14
Honda Fit 39 35 1.11
Impreza 35 36 0.97
Let's keep this in the other thread. This thread is for real people results and discussion
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