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Old 04-21-2012, 11:50 PM   #87 (permalink)
redpoint5
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Originally Posted by jtbo View Post
I'm driving 50mph or under, at 50mph there is 1800rpm and at hills can go as low as 1200rpm if I keep top gear, but I guess my car has shorter gearing than many US vehicles?
You are getting 36 rpm/mph, which is about average for most petrol cars. Don't you have a diesel? It's a bit high if so.

My TSX is 42 rpm/mph

The motorcycle, maybe 85 rpm/mph

My diesel truck with oversize tires, about 27 rpm/mph

Just bought a Jeep Liberty that does 33 rpm/mph, but it only gets 18mpg
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