Vehicles caught using more petrol in real-world tests

By Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson
Updated November 29 2023 - 1:25pm, first published 1:22pm
Recent tests have shone a light on the real-world emissions and fuel use of popular cars. (HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION)
Recent tests have shone a light on the real-world emissions and fuel use of popular cars. (HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION)

Early results from a $14 million program to test the real-world efficiency of cars on Australian roads has found more than half use more petrol than lab tests indicate, with some exceeding promises by 13 per cent.

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