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Old 11-01-2013, 02:20 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I would think shift points should be matched to the automatic. Of course, the CVT could cause some difficulty in precision, and if there is a difference in gears, it could also make an issue (4 speed auto vs 5 speed standard).

I am uneasy on the statement "the EPA claims the results are repeatable within one to two percent." because of the posts on the sticker.

It had the estimates as the average between the high and low results for the sections. So if they ran the EPA tests, wouldn't it be more like 17-19 City, showing 18, rather than 14-22 showing 18? This is under the impression there is one test, not 10 tests with different variables, and the results all mixed up and used to calculate it.

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