Honda Hybrid Mileage Subject of Lawsuit

Honda Civic hybrid

Hybrid cars are gain­ing in pop­u­lar­i­ty and noto­ri­ety. The Hon­da Civic fuel mileage claims are receiv­ing some unwant­ed pub­lic­i­ty. An own­er of a Civic Hybrid is suing the automak­er over pub­lished rat­ings, claim­ing he gets far less than 49 city and 51 high­way. Hon­da responds that mpg rat­ings pro­vid­ed by EPA and Civic Hybrid con­sis­tent­ly deliv­er bet­ter fuel econ­o­my than non-hybrids.