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Because a truck is typically 1) heavier, 2) less aerodynamic, 3) has lower gear ratios (to better pull/haul a load), and 4) they don't *have* to get good mileage - Federal CAFE standards don't apply to most trucks

I hate it when people pull a bunch of random nonsense out of their A** trying to sound smart. CAFE Standards as of 2007 apply to all vehicles under 10000lbs GVWR sold in The United States of America and the new CAFE standards that are going to apply to model years 2012-2017 are going to be even worse.

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