In the late 1980s, the average new car weighed 3,221 pounds. By 2010, the average new car weighed 4,009 pounds. Despite that fact, fuel efficiency has improved and emissions have fallen. So what's the big deal? As long as they're more fuel-efficient, can't we call it even? Well, fuel efficiency isn't everything. Our modern oversized cars also come with a safety risk.
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Written by Curiosity Staff June 16, 2017
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