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Old 09-11-2018, 08:36 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I have learned how to accelerate. Press the accelerator down until I get 2000 rpm. It then will accelerate evenly up to 45 mph when I set the "active cruise control". It then drops rpm down to around 1500 rpm to cruise. I can't beat EPA so far; mostly town (not city) driving.

I am able to coast with engine on, but wonder if that will hurt the CVT. I now have the tires pumped to 48 psi (max sidewall is 51 psi). This made a 1-2 mpg improvement for the last tank. We'll see if it continues.

General impression is that the CVT is nice to drive, but takes some getting use to.
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