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Old 12-10-2010, 05:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
RobertSmalls
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Originally Posted by A.J. View Post
So, you're all confirming what I thought: winter mileage is actually worse than what it is because the true distance is actually shorter than the one displayed by the odometer?
My 23.5 mpg winter driving in a compact car suddenly looks even worse!
Most days, it's not an issue. I would say unless you're up to your ground clearance in snow, your odometer is probably pretty accurate. Even in the worst conditions we'll probably see this winter, mine was off by only 4%.

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