That focus on prestige has always struck me as the dumbest reason to buy/not buy a car. I understand it's the reality, but it's still just stupid high-school popularity contest bullshit. The idea that somebody would be embarrassed to say they drive a Lexus, I mean, why? Because other people say it's "not cool"? Who… » 1/19/15 5:05pm Monday 5:05pm

But emissions are the result of burning fuel. It stands to reason that if the fuel economy tests don't represent real-world efficiency, the emissions tests don't represent real-world emissions either, considering that the car burns more fuel on the road than it does in a lab under controlled conditions. » 1/19/15 1:29pm 1/19/15 1:29pm