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Old 02-22-2011, 05:33 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by johnlvs2run View Post
Unless I'm missing something, the chart was interpreted in reverse of results.

There was 62 mpg from average to maximum, and 52 mpg from average to minimum.

Therefore the mpg was 10 mpg higher when the tank was near full than near empty.
I think you're reading it wrong. Look at the green line. That's the average result. The others are to show statistical variation, but the trend holds true.

Green line (average): 59 mpg at 1/4 tank, vs ~55 mpg at Full+. Better mpg with less fuel.

Ignore the 1% number. My car has a problem with fuel pressure when the tank gets low.
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