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Old 05-10-2018, 03:08 PM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ecky View Post
Malibu still delivers better gas-only economy than the 2nd-gen Volt, despite being a larger car with a worse CdA, higher weight and bigger tires. It puzzles me.
Weight + Aero + Exhaust gas heat recovery

GM spent a lot of time optimizing the Malibu and claims the heat recovery is what makes the MPGs

Too bad they ship shod the Volt
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