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Old 05-27-2018, 10:49 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Crashy View Post
In NZ, until recently, unleaded was double the price of diesel. Petrol gets heavily taxed at the pump, while diesel users pay a tax per km. In theory, if you could go 51% petrol, 49% diesel then you would save 25% overall. But diesel gets 35% better mpg, so you would need to add another 17% to your km/$ figure. Australia is similar I think.

Can we call this myth plausible yet?
Except you're off by an order of magnitude on the amount of diesel you can add. So no.
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