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EPA finds Hyundai, Kia overstated gas mileage

fox -- Hyundai and Kia overstated the gas mileage on most of their models from the past three years in an embarrassing blunder that could bring sanctions from the U.S. government and millions of dollars in payments to car owners.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/11/02/epa-finds-hyundai-kia-overstated-gas-mileage/?intcmp=features#ixzz2B4MA4kds


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Submitted Nov 02, 2012 By: jbob357
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car253
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 9:20:21 AM

What else are they lying about?
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remay
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 8:03:29 AM

I NEVER go by "stated" MPG. I ALWAYS look at the VENERABLE source, the CR magazine, for the real-life scoop ...
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 6:01:08 AM

Wow
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:16:14 PM

Imitation is the best form of flattery. They learned it from Detroit (the best)!!!
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METEOR49
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:13:24 PM

every car maker inflates their m.p.g. have you ever tried to get the numbers they claim. make them pay .
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treehood
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:13:04 PM

damn, I was thinking about a Hyundai with a bias toward the gas mileage.
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:07:24 PM

I know the government is pissed about this....they dont like the competition of lying from Hyundai and Kia.
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boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:07:03 PM

I hope it cost the dealers allot.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:06:12 PM

Ok.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:05:21 PM

Like getting caught with your hand in the cookie jar.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:04:02 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:03:16 PM

thanks for the post
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:03:12 PM

Not surprising
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:02:16 PM

Don't Own One. Guess no refunds for me. All 2 cents per person.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:02:13 PM

Ok
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Ok
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:01:25 PM

Of coarse
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:01:14 PM

Extremely Pathetic Agency
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:57:03 PM

Embarrassing Blunder.. my ass
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:56:49 PM

Defund the EPA.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:55:40 PM

I'm shocked.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:53:26 PM

oops
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:51:06 PM

Uh OH
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:48:54 PM

...everybody wants a leg up, truthful or not...
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:48:38 PM

That's Not Cool!!
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:47:05 PM

That could be a problem.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:47:04 PM

wow
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:42:08 PM

No one cares, it's America, Where the people believe what ever you tell them,
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:41:08 PM

don't they all?
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:39:51 PM

Interesting.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:39:00 PM

I think all the auto mfg overstate, not intentionally! They probably use gasoline on their testing not that ethanol crap they mandate us to use!
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:38:23 PM

Interesting.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:36:44 PM

Whoopsie :)
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:31:53 PM

How do you get an EPA mileage rating without the EPA providing it?
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:31:29 PM

I think they all do it. I have never had a vehicle that ever got the mileage they said I would.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:26:45 PM

I call BS. MPG calculation is easy. Put a gallon of gas in the car. Drive it till it stops. See how far you get. Very basic test but you get the idea. Run a number of tests. Get the average. Should not be that hard to figure out.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:24:42 PM

tsk tsk! Buy American
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:24:40 PM

So when is the EPA going to fine the manufacturers of fuel gauges that aren't linear. Why should it be the case that when the needle reads 1/2 that it takes more fuel than 1/2 the capacity of the tank to refill the tank?
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:22:58 PM

Keep em honest.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:20:10 PM

Anybody who try to foul the regular people like this should be fine pd big time. Kia are jerks
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:19:50 PM

And how many US cars are the same way?
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:18:36 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:18:17 PM

What percentage of drivers actually get the mileage listed on those stickers? All the manufacturers overstate the mileage. These 2 were dumb enough to get caught.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:16:54 PM

The EPA's impossible goals make cheating more prevalent.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:15:34 PM

big fine coming to Hundai
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:15:26 PM

Ooops
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:10:35 PM

The last and only time we got a MPG sticker on the window was in 1985, never again... Stop the Corn water gas if you want better MPG...
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:10:29 PM

Those manufacturers should be hit with fines for overstating gas mileage.
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:10:12 PM

Ooops! Somebody can't do the math!
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2012 10:09:16 PM

What is the price of truth in advertising and mileage estimates? Inquiring minds want to know!
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