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Benefits of turbocharged engines questioned

DETROIT — Consumer Reports is warning car buyers that turbocharged engines may not deliver the speed or fuel economy they expect.

The magazine said Tuesday that its tests showed turbocharged models from Ford, Hyundai, and Kia are less efficient than competitors. It also said the turbocharged Chevrolet Cruze got little extra power or fuel economy than a ­non-turbocharged engine.

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