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Old 10-29-2012, 04:41 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
It's really an eye-opener how different cars achieve their EPA highway rating at different cruising speeds. EG: with some, you can go well over 70 mph and still manage to get EPA MPG. With others, if you push past 60, you're already below EPA highway.
The difference is whether they worked to build a good car, or a car with good test scores. This is an example of the former.

11-mile commute: 100 mpg - - - Tank: 90.2 mpg / 1191 miles
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