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Old 05-05-2017, 09:49 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Also some CVT's like it when you use cruise control as much as possible - some Mirage owners report that engaging cruise drops engine RPM more than simply backing off the throttle once you've reached cruising speed. I didn't experience this in the Mirage CVT sedan I test drove, but I may have already "trained" the car with a light foot (assuming it has adaptive logic).
That makes perfect sense to me, along the lines of "the transmission doesn't know what you're trying to do." Once you engage cruise, the computers can predict a little farther out than just "the driver's being awfully light on the gas at the moment."
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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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