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Old 11-28-2007, 07:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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One thing this confirms to me is that the Blackfly's highway EPA rating is harder to beat compared to other cars i've driven. Meaning, the constant speed at which the car attains its EPA rating is slower than other cars.

I could drive my '89 accord all day at 95 km/h on cruise control and beat its hwy rating by 20-30%.

Same thing with my mom's car. I borrowed it (1997 camry 2.2 automatic) and ran the same road after doing the Blackfly today.

Its EPA highway speed (30 mpg US) is 112 km/h / 75 mph! that's nuts.
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