Typo In Hertz Ad Is Funny And Probably Close To True

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  1. sobore
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    http://jalopnik.com/typo-in-hertz-ad-is-funny-and-probably-close-to-true-1124407131

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    Typos happen, we all make them. The typo I made talking about the Slant 6 motor's 30° cant almost got me fired, after all. But sometimes they're just funny and maybe more revealing than you'd think, like the one in this Hertz ad.

    It's been taken off Facebook already, and it is a pretty subtle typo. It took me a moment to spot it: I think they wanted that "H" to be a "G" in "MPH."

    There's a big difference between fleet averages of 28 MPG and 28 MPH. One sounds like what a modern rental car fleet should be making, one sounds like what a rental car fleet would be doing right around the Depression.

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    Some rental car companies have devices in place to limit car speeds to not go above 80mph.

    So if one factors in the amount of time stuck in traffic, perhaps this is not far off.
     
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    Some cars have this filter built-in. I once had a rental where one key was coded with a speed cap but the other was not. It was very annoying!
     
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    28 mph and an average of 50K miles on the odo.. ;)
     
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