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Old 05-10-2018, 05:49 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ecky View Post
Certainly took them long enough, it's been standard fare on most cars form Japan for more than a decade. Heat recovery was the norm in Hondas at least since the late 2000's, and the Insight had in 18 years ago.
The Volt like all Chevy cars is VERY affected by rather small temperature changes.

Folks in downright hot areas, especially at elevation tend to get the optimal gas mpgs from a Volt, those of us in temperature or cool areas get much lower MPGs.

My highest FE was during 90F weather.

Which means a WAI is needed on the Volt

And yes my Insight looses much less FE in the cold than the Volt or even my Cobalt, itís a damn shame that Chevy, dodge and Ford ignore cold weather operation
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