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Old 09-03-2009, 12:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jkp1187 View Post
I'd argue for getting rid of the combined value - it assumes everyone drives a certain city/highway mix.
I agree on that totally.

There are just way too many scenarios to try and add any new ratings. But I would like to know how they come up with the ratings. What is city? LA rush hour? Or something a lot better? How about highway? Long easy cruise at 55? Or a crowded freeway at 75?

At least that way you could get an idea as to how YOUR typical scenario compares with the ratings.

I am one who spends more time ON the highway than off. I would think that would be similar for most people who live in rural areas and have to drive forever to accomplish what needs to be done.

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