EPA to review Ford Fusion, C-MAX hybrids fuel-economy claims

Last week, Consumer Reports released a statement saying that the Ford C-MAX and the Ford Fusion Hybrid both fall short by 20 percent of their fuel-economy claims.

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The Environmental Protection Agency released a statement over the weekend saying that it will review claims that two new Ford Motor Co. vehicles aren’t getting the advertised 47 miles per gallon. The EPA said in a statement on Saturday it “will look at the report and data.”

Consumer Reports said that in its tests, the Fusion delivered an overall fuel-economy of 39 mpg while the Ford C-MAX Hybrid delivered an overall 37 mpg.

We’ll have more as the story develops.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: Detroit News