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Old 05-21-2018, 12:53 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mpg_numbers_guy View Post
GM just went to a whole new level of respect for me.

Does that mean 3 cylinder sedans are in the future (besides the Mirage)?

If only the FE technology being applied to trucks and SUVS was being aggressively applied to cars....mid-size sedans would be getting Mirage numbers without trying.
It would take a lot to get there.

The Civic 1.5T can get near Mirage numbers on the highway with conscientious hypermiling, but in traffic, weight is weight. With trucks, the baseline cost is so much higher that you can throw a whole lot more money at the problem than in sedans.

Now if you could give me something as small and as light as a Mirage with the power of the Civic, however...
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