Consumer Reports says Ford’s highly touted new hybrid cars are delivering lower than expected fuel efficiency.
In real world testing conducted by the magazine, the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, which has an EPA rating of 47 mpg, got 39 mpg while the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, also rated at 47 mpg, delivered just 37 mpg.
The publication says that these are the worst discrepancies it’s ever seen in its tests.
Several other outlets, including Green Car Reports and FoxNews.com, have also noted that the cars seem to come up short of their advertised mpg.
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