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Mileage and the Model T

By Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Thursday, March 19th, 2009 at 5:32 p.m.

We looked into President Barack Obama's claim that a 1908 Model T gets better mileage than today's SUVs.

He may be technically correct, but he's overlooking a lot of differences between the two types of vehicles. Today's SUVs can go faster and have many safety features. We rated Obama's statement Mostly True; see details for more.

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