1982-02-01

Why Vehicles Don’t Achieve the EPA MPG on the Road and How That Shortfall Can be Accounted For 820791

This paper discusses the several reasons why vehicles do not achieve the EPA MPG values in service, and makes a numerical estimate of the magnitude of the individual effects. In addition, methods for adjusting EPA MPG values to estimate road fuel economy performance are presented and discussed.

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