Thread: Hills=good mpg
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Old 01-03-2013, 02:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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True. Even in my Odyssey with an autotragic transmission. I just have to be more careful to avoid it downshifting.

One of my common drives is a two hour stretch of highway, half flat and half rolling hills. Consistently, I get 30+ mpg in the rolling hills half, and struggle to reach 28 in the flat part. Hills provide natural p&g even if you're not trying.

With a manual transmission it's not even close. Hills all the way, every time.

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