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Old 10-19-2013, 11:10 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Had one of those new

I know this is an old thread but when I found it I had to chime in. I bought a 1983 Civic FE new in 1983. The sticker claimed a remarkable mileage EPA. I found it to be accurate. I achieved as high as 70 mpg on the highway, and it was great around town. When I sold the car years later to a friend, he felt compelled to stop for fuel after a couple of weeks of driving just because he didn't believe it had gone that far on a tank.

I was just wondering to myself why now, after 30 years of automotive technology, can we only barely achieve numbers like that with a turbo diesel.
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