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Old 09-15-2012, 11:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Cold engines are notoriously inefficient for the first few minutes. My diesel takes 10 minutes to come up to temp. 1 long continuous trip will result in much better FE than a bunch of short trips, as you have learned from first hand experience.

My 7 mile commute kills my MPG compared to my longer travels. The first 2 miles I probably get 20mpg.
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