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1st Gear: The New Mustang Gets 500 MPG, We Tested It In A Tunnel
Remember that time automakers were all like "Hey, this Hyundai gets 42 MPG!" and then consumers bought it, drove like actual people, and were like "Uhhh... NOPE!"
Then we all found out the EPA didn't actually test cars so much as let the automakers tell them whatever they wanted to. But, one assumed, the automakers actually did advanced measuring and testing of their vehicles.