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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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