The test of a good idea is if you hear yourself saying – “Why didn’t I think of that?” The new fuel economy and emission labels for used cars and trucks just announced by EPA and the Department of Energy pass that test.
When you consider that buying a car is the second biggest purchase most people make and that used cars outsell new cars by a ratio of roughly 3 to 1 – it’s an idea whose time has come. Fuel economy has always been of interest to consumers, but it is becoming increasingly important now that there is such a range of fuel efficient cars available and car buyers are thinking more about their environmental footprint.
If you want to save money by buying a used car, wouldn’t you also want to know what it’s likely going to cost you at the pump?
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