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Old 12-21-2007, 03:32 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

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90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

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90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

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90 day: 64.03 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by DifferentPointofView View Post
Some trucks that have a v8 get better fuel economy than the v6 version cause they don't have to work as hard to do the same amount of work.
That sure sounds like an urban myth to me! (But I'm willing to stand corrected if you can point me to EPA figures that show this.)
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