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Old 09-02-2019, 02:24 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by uRabbit View Post
Some responses are noting that the AT gets less than the MT, and you're noting that I'm getting the EPA estimate. However, both of these comments disregard that I am not driving under EPA testing conditions. If I were, I would get somewhere around 25 MPG combined instead of 30.
We weren't saying that the AT is rated lower than the MT - if I remember correctly, the AT is rated higher than the MT in the EPA tests. However, in real world eco-driving, the MT will get much better fuel economy than the AT.
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