Letter Grades on Cares

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    Make that Letter Grades on Cars... LOL man I suck at typing

    Never mind that they assume we are all to stupid to know what good Mileage is. What I do not like about them is it seems there system for assigning grades to cars takes into account Fuel Efficiency and Emissions but completely ignores hauling capacity.

    So a tiny car that can only carry 2 people comfortably gets a good grade while a Hybrid SUV of VAN that can carry 7 people and cargo is given a D or F.

    If you can Haul 7 people and get half as good Mileage as a care that can only carry 2 people. Who is really being more efficient.
     
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    lol My apologies for the typo, I am a sloppy lazy typer :)
     
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    What I want to know is if a tiny car carrying 2 people and getting 45 mpg leaves San Fransisco at 4:30am and an SUV carrying 7 people and getting 18 mpg leaves Oakland at 5:10 am, who will make it to Cleveland first?
     
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    The more important question is who used to Most gas PER PERSON to get them there :)
     
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    The tiny car...

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    back on Point though. I really think it is wrong that Hauling Capacity is not factored in when they figure the Grades. If you have kids a tiny Super Fuel Efficient car is not feasible for you. So why make you feel like shit for getting a Vehicle that only got a D grade even when you buy the most efficient Vehicle you can get that Hauls as much as you need.
     
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    Do they even think about the effect of putting D and F grades on Cars will have on their Sales?

    lol I doubt it.
     

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