Why do distances appear to be measured in miles ( from Kelowna, BC ) but labelled in km?

Asked by GuruNDMCS Oct 10, 2019 at 02:02 PM

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Google says Red Deer AB is 741 km from Kelowna, but the Car Guru listing says 476km.

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Responding to the "Who cares? " answer from F_O_R , A software developer that thinks that if a system can't get the easy stuff right, it may not get the hard stuff right.

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Distances are measured in different ways but you should know that. If you are hung up on such minutiae you should shop locally.

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are you using the canadian site? ca.cargurus.com or the US site, CarGurus.com

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I'm on the ca.cargurus.com site. I suspect it's a minor programming error, perhaps getting the distance in miles ( via Google Maps, perhaps ) but not converting to km, though giving it a km label because it's the canadian site.

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