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Honda has taken the most-fuel-efficient, midsized-sedan crown with the release of its 2014 Accord Hybrid, which rates an EPA-certified 50 miles to the gallon in the city. Combined, it rates 47 mpg due to its highway rating of 45 mpg. However, since most folks do the bulk of their driving in city, it is the former number that matters.

Ford meanwhile is nursing its green wounds after having been forced to admit that its C-Max hybrid was not able to meet the fuel-efficiency ratings that had been promised dropping its combined rating from 47 mpg to 43 mpg.


About the author: Andrew Greene


Now playing the role of grumpy old man in the foothills of Northern California’s Gold Country, Andrew has had a life-long love affair with vehicles of all sorts, from the bicycle he pedaled across the continent in 1991 to the armored personnel carriers he drove in the Army to the bamboo rafts, elephants, motorcycle taxis, ferries and buses he traveled by during the 13 years he lived and worked in South East Asia. Always eager to learn more about how the people of the world get from here to there in their day-today lives, he, a professional journalist, has been covering the vehicle industry for years.


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