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Old 12-24-2010, 02:53 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by euromodder View Post
I know a loaded ICE gets more efficient when you look at the specific power output.
But as it is, it's the mpg - the fuel used - that really counts.

Look at the EPA car guide.
Highway mpg are about 50% higher than city mpg (except for hybrids).
So it makes sense not to use a big ICE for the most fuel consuming phase of the ride.
I'm at a loss as to how to rephrase it again so we can cross this gulch. I know what you are saying but I don't think you're hearing me.

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