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Old 06-12-2009, 11:52 PM   #8 (permalink)
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your late-80s vintage econobox is crap.
Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
This made me chuckle:

Using his figures:

'92 Civic: 41 mpg / 2200 lbs = 0.019 mpg per lb
'09 Civic: 34 mpg / 2900 lbs = 0.012 mpg per lb

"Pound for pound, I'd say the 2009 engine is more efficient."

Nuh uh!
I don't see any 1992 honda civic that got 41mpg highway on the new revised testing cycle. We are using the 2008+ system for both cars, right?
Pound for pound, the modern Civic is far more efficient no matter which way you look at it.

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