Thread: Gas Guzzler Tax
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      01-15-2008, 07:07 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by GregW / Oregon View Post
Yeah, wishful thinking. The M5/M6 is rated at 16.5 mpg under the old EPA teest formula for GGT, resulting in a $3,000 tax. To have no tax the M3 would have to be rated at least 22.5 -- ain't gonna happen.
It would be kind of funny if the 6MT rating was really close to one of the mileage interval cut-offs, and DCT were to move it up to the next interval, resulting in less GGT than the 6MT.