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Old 07-17-2014, 02:49 PM   #16 (permalink)
Fat Charlie
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Al the Third, year four - '13 Honda Fit Base
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Post a thread asking for to meet with another owner. If you don't get a bite here, try at Insight Central.
Ouch! It's a big week for pushing new people to other forums.

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Originally Posted by KaityVoivre View Post
So what you're saying is to shift to 5th gear as soon as I can, even at low speeds like 35-45 MPH?
More than that- stop thinking of 35-45 mph as slow. You can get outrageous mpg at those speeds, and in most non-interstate situations you're actually travelling at those speeds anyway. Just by admitting that and not spending all your time sprinting to 50-60 and braking again you'll get great numbers.

Welcome to Ecomodder, and congratulations on the Insight. I'm jealous- there was one locally to me when I was shopping, but I needed something bigger.
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Transmission type Efficiency
Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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