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Old 05-06-2014, 07:58 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by PaleMelanesian View Post
Only showing highway mpg can be deceptive because the ratio of highway to city mpg varies between vehicles. It's not telling the whole story.
This would apply only to advertising, and no ads tell the whole story. It's already mandated that new cars have the specific highway and city EPA ratings displayed on the window sticker, so the buyer does get the whole story before making a purchase.

Based on the fact that the information is readily available from many sources pre-purchase, and that all other industries practice the same technique, I can't see why any changes need to be made, or how this would improve the customer experience.
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