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Old 11-19-2018, 11:28 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
If the diesel is a turbo diesel then it really isn't fair.
You have 2 engines in the diesel versus one in the gas.
That turbocharger is working to recover waste hest in the exhaust to force more air into the engine.
Diesels get better fuel economy with more air.
But then the petrol engine has ignition advance, which the diseasel lacks.

2004 Smart Fortwo 0.7 petrol.
Many, many bicycles.
2019 Volvo XC90 T8 - 400BHP plug in hybrid insanity.

All journeys I do under 10 miles are human powered - I make journeys, not excuses..
2019 mileage - 1900 by car, 7100 by bicycle.
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