Car stats: How numbers lie
Deciphering truth from fiction in automotive marketing can be tough, especially if the model in question doesn't have much to brag about. Most [blank] in its class is easily paired with either a partial truth or a flat-out lie. Cars.com senior editor Joe Wiesenfelder chose his worst offenders, including some old favorites like horsepower and fuel economy.
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America is a thirsty nation, as evidenced by the proliferation of vehicle cupholders and the marketing thereof. Nowhere is this more evident than in minivans, where cupholder counts hover around 20. Not all of these cupholders are as useful as others. Shallow depressions in folded seatbacks are the worst offenders, simultaneously adding holders while evicting passengers. When will the madness end?