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2740+ cars that barely avoid the gas guzzler tax

Why It Pays To Be A Good Test Taker

The Gas Guzzler schedule, with mpg ratings and charges that haven't changed since 1991, lays out which fuel-swillers owe what to Uncle Sam.

13McLaren MP4-12C avoids gas-guzzler tax, U.S. deliveries commence in January

List price is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when considering the purchase of a new supercar. Never mind the premium you're likely to pay a speculator to avoid long waiting lists, or astronomic insurance rates, for that matter. If you actually plan on driving your six-figure exotic, you're going to be spending a whole lot on fuel, plus another chunk on gas-guzzler tax. Right?

20McLaren MP4-12C avoids gas-guzzler tax, U.S. deliveries commence in January

List price is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when considering the purchase of a new supercar. Never mind the premium you're likely to pay a speculator to avoid long waiting lists, or astronomic insurance rates, for that matter. If you actually plan on driving your six-figure exotic, you're going to be spending a whole lot on fuel, plus another chunk on gas-guzzler tax. Right?

3Revised 2008 EPA mileage numbers may cause more vehicles to qualify as "gas guzzlers"

You remember when we let you in on the news that for 2008 the EPA was revising their testing procedures to more accurately reflect the type of gas mileage that consumers are likely to get on their own, right? This change leads the numbers that a car is pegged with by the EPA to go down, which is probably a good thing, as the new numbers are most likely more accurate. And, now for the interesting part. I'm sure that you are also familiar with the so called "gas guzzler" status that many cars are

14An artificial demand for inefficient vehicles

According to a report from the office of Massachusetts Congressman Edward Markey, tax breaks for buyers of SUVs, trucks and minivans are costing American tax payers billions of dollars per year.

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