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Old 04-11-2019, 04:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I disagree with you can't beat the EPA by a lot in the mustang. Get a manual even if the auto has a better EPA. Two things the EPA punishes with how they do the test, horsepower and manuals. They make the manuals shift at the wrong points for economy and they make the higher HP cars actually use their horsepower in the testing. If you drove with the same acceleration rate as say a Mirage automatic is allowed in the test and shift early and often, you will beat the EPA easy.
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