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Old 05-14-2012, 02:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, the hybrid drivers know me...

Last week I was doing my P&G between 50 and 60 when a Prius came up the on ramp. He got on right behind me (there were two or three behind me and I'm not going to slow them even more just to try to let someone else get ahead) and didn't even pause. He moved steadily left as if it were the oncoming lane he was merging to (we were just short of a passing zone) and went right on by... to proceed at 60. He was pulling away slowly, but I made up most of the gap with a 2 mile downhill a while later.

I giggled the rest of the way in- a Prius driver recognized my car and knew ahead of time that he was going to have to do something quickly if he wanted to set his cruise to 60. Sure, he was getting almost double the mileage I was, but I'm doing the best I can with what I've got.


Originally Posted by sheepdog44 View Post
Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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