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Old 12-23-2009, 11:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Mifunego View Post
the car's fill ups, just click here for a more detailed explanation. A ecomodding guru like yourself should be able to make some more educated conclusions with a bit more of the data.
When did you start making a concerted effort to boost MPG?

don't expect to break any hypermiler records with the Mazda, but I'm sure I can improve on what I've been getting.
Any car with a fuel economy display is potentially a hypermiling video game!

And yes, the car has an average and instant mileage display. ... I guess it provides some value by showing a relative change in mpg instantaneously.
Relative comparison is key, yes. If the average display is resettable, that's the one I'd probably use in combination with the instant gauge. If you have a regular route/commute, I'd be playing for high score.
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