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Old 12-11-2017, 07:56 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Surprisingly, the less efficient ratio is the one that the company makes in the highest numbers.
It is indeed quite surprising, especially when we consider that other parts of the world usually have higher fuel costs for which the European gearing would be more suitable. But anyway, sometimes even in a 3rd-world country with a higher proportion of manual-transmission vehicles on the road, people are often too lazy to downshift when required, and the lower ratio supposed to address that issue.
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