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Old 08-31-2016, 01:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
redpoint5
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Acura TSX - '06 Acura TSX
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90 day: 47.32 mpg (US)

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90 day: 21.82 mpg (US)

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90 day: 57.64 mpg (US)

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90 day: 28.06 mpg (US)

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Turbochargers NEVER kill MPG, unless it's implemented wrong.

To get the same power out of a naturally aspirated engine, the displacement and / or number of cylinders would have to be increased. The normally aspirated engine would get worse MPG than the turbocharged one.
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