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Old 08-18-2014, 10:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Bart - can you confirm the injection/engine-off coasting method I just described is the same in the Insight as in the Civic?

Merci! Darin.
Hi Darin - Yes, that is exactly like it works.
Though I like to get a bit of regen as it helps with getting away once you get going again without being punished with a mild regen once at speed.

All in all the Insight can put the extra power to good use, the fuller the battery the nicer it is to drive. I am seriously considering building my own portable PHEV booster pack, I will start a thread when I got things sorted out.
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