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Old 09-01-2020, 09:46 AM   #215 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 53.56 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 61.46 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by Mustang Dave View Post
A lot of members here say that it's bad for fuel economy, but I use cruise control extensively. (Over 90% of the time.)

Bad or insignificant depends on a few factors though. I use cruise (when I have it, e.g. in Mirage #1 and #2) pretty regularly, but most of my driving is on pretty flat terrain.
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