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Old 08-11-2017, 02:36 PM   #96 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ecky View Post
4L/100km (58mpg) is not really all that hard in a Civic Hybrid.

Driving at constant speed, on level ground, in good weather, with a grille block, air dam, tires @ 50psi, otherwise stock.
Well I can do 3.1 l/100 km on a trip if conditions are right in my Insight.
2.5 over prolonged stretches at 38 mph.

But there's cold starts, winters, bad weather, traffic jams, unfavourable trips.
So my lifetime FE is worse than Marco's lifetime FE of 4.0 l/100 km...!
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, tiny PV panel, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop), tightened wheel nut.
lifetime FE over 0.17 Gmeter or 0.1 Mmile.

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