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Old 08-12-2017, 01:10 PM   #164 (permalink)
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Acura TSX - '06 Acura TSX
90 day: 28.24 mpg (US)

Lafawnda - '01 Honda CBR600 F4i
90 day: 47.32 mpg (US)

Big Yeller - '98 Dodge Ram 2500 base
90 day: 21.82 mpg (US)

Prius Plug-in - '12 Toyota Prius Plug-in
90 day: 57.64 mpg (US)

Mazda CX-5 - '17 Mazda CX-5 Touring
90 day: 27.45 mpg (US)
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I like automatic climate control, and it works very well in my Acura and Prius. It blows a little colder when it detects a lot of sun, and a little warmer when the sun goes down. Also, the system will monitor outside air temperature and cool the cabin with outside air rather than run the AC if it can. Same with warming the cabin.

EVs can also condition the cabin prior to departure, which is a nice feature that can also save time defrosting windows.

Finally, I have yet to meet a girl who can set a manual temperature sensibly. They run the heat on high until it's roasting, then they turn the AC on until it's freezing, and then back to full heat... never choosing a setting that is just right.
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