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Old 07-08-2014, 02:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yeah - good point. That's why Civics are extremely common here - they've been Canada's best-selling car for 15 or 16 years in a row.

Also, I just remembered I've eco-driven this same year & model of Civic before: http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post375744

I saw ~40 mpg US (5.9 L/100 km) in city driving with basic techniques. It'd be pretty easy to get 50+ (4.7 LHK) around town with a bit of engine-off & pulse and glide. (Which is sort of moot since most of my winter driving will be highway use. Not sure what to expect with 75-80 km/h / 50 mph highway DWL though, which is how I spend the majority of my time.)

I've looked at the numbers a bit better... think I'm going to go have a closer look at this Civic.
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