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Small turbo engines don't deliver on mpg claims

In the quest for better fuel economy, Ford is offering small turbocharged engines in the Ford Fusion and Ford Escape. And Chevy put a turbo engine in its Chevrolet Cruze. But ...

In the quest for better fuel economy, Ford is offering small turbocharged engines in the Ford Fusion and Ford Escape. And Chevy put a turbo engine in its Chevrolet Cruze. But Consumer Reports' tests find those small engines come up short.


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Small turbo engines don't deliver on mpg claims
Ford Fusion, C-Max hybrids don't live up to 47-mpg claims
Ford Fusion, C-Max hybrids don't live up to 47-mpg claims
Cadillac CUE controls
Cadillac CUE controls
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Wheel cleaner sprays
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Tire gauge testing
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MyFord Touch update
$107,850 Fisker Karma breaks down
$107,850 Fisker Karma breaks down
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Used-car buying guide
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Consumer Reports' Top Pick 2012 cars
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Brighter headlights
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Testing car waxes
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