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Car Buying
What is a dealer addendum sticker on a new car?

Beware this little sticker

Beware this little sticker.

Car Buying
The Monroney sheet: a window sticker history

The window sticker's story, and why you should be glad we have it

Imagine walking into a car dealership blindfolded, not knowing for certain what exactly you were paying for when buying that shiny, brand-new vehicle on the showroom floor. Imagine not being able to see a list price for each individual vehicle option and add on, not knowing for sure how much the destination charge was, or even what the list price of the vehicle itself was. Instead, you'd have to trust the dealer's word on all of that. Sounds a little bit crazy, right?

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2017 Civic Type R will start at $34,775 according to Monroney photo

How well does it compare with its rivals? That depends...

It's cheaper than the Ford Focus RS.

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In the real world, fuel economy diverges widely from EPA estimates

AAA Says Most Drivers Get Better Numbers Than Sticker Ratings

One in three drivers don't trust the fuel-economy numbers printed on window stickers of new cars are accurate. Those drivers have good reason to be skeptical.

2015 Ford Mustang fuel economy ratings leaked

Thinking about buying a new Mustang, but want to know what kind of fuel economy it'll get? Well we have our first indication as the pony-car enthusiasts over at Mustang6G.com have gotten a hold of the Monroney window stickers for a few of the new 2015 Mustang models.

Why are all US-bound BMW i3 EVs with range extenders stuck at port?

New Technology Meets EPA Rules And Things Just Take Time

The first BMW i3 EVs have been delivered in the US, but in a quirk of the rules, none of them have been the range-extended versions. Long-time BMW electric vehicle driver Tom Moloughney discovered this fact the hard way. His i3 REx has been sitting at a New Jersey port for over a week and Sebastian Blanco

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EPA updates MPG sticker for used cars

If you think your mileage may vary with a brand new vehicle, take a look at the differences in fuel economy results for older cars. Sites like the EPA's Fuel Economy tracker and Fuelly prove that there is not such thing as a standard MPG number, despite the EPA's best efforts. This all isn't stopping the EPA from releasing a new window sticker designed for used cars, which the agency announced today. It could be an im

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Lies, Damned Lies and Fuel Economy Numbers

Taking A Detailed Look At Why 'Your Mileage May Vary'

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Tesla Roadster 2.5 snags official 119 MPGe rating

Within hours of posting on the Tesla Roadster's official EPA rating and emphatically pointing out that no production vehicle beat the Roadster's EPA-assigned 111 MPGe rating, along came an automobile that knocked the Roadster from its number one spot. It was bound to happen, right?

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EPA, DOT unveil updated window stickers [w/video]

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EPA, DOT unveil updated fuel economy window stickers [w/video]

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PSA: EPA now offering used car window stickers

Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency, new car buyers always have the ability to read fuel economy numbers on the window sticker of any car on the lot. But if you're looking at a used vehicle, the same efficiency info isn't always readily available.

PSA: EPA now offering used car window stickers

Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency, new car buyers always have the ability to read fuel economy numbers on the window sticker of any car on the lot. But if you're looking at a used vehicle, the same efficiency info isn't always readily available.

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