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Owner: ACEL
AcuraMatata: 1999 Acura EL Base
Displacement: 1.6 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2513 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.34
Frontal area: 21.2 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: Torque app
Description: 4 door sedan, 5 speed manual transmission, D16Y8 engine, 222 000 Km + original, electric package, 195-55/15 standard tire size, since 2016 LRR tires, synthetic 5w30 oil since 30 000 Km; 0w20 synthetic since 210 000 Km. Brakes all around first time 234 000 Km, suspension original, tired springs.

Best highway ever mileage (100 km/h summer) :
3,8 L/100 km, 61.9 us mpg
Build Thread: 1999 Acura EL or Civic EX sedan - dropping Cd from 0.33 to below 0,20
Current Mods: Upper grid block, mud guard removed, rear end under belly, air intake resonator removed, air intake relocated to lower air cooling grid, low rolling tires at 45 psi, lighter wheels, 0-20 w synthetic motor oil, throttle body and intake manifold inlets and outlets polished, headers instead of heavy exhaust manifold, 2,25 inch exhaust extension pipe, low profile spoiler on rear deck, low cost fabricated front spoiler

Planned Mods: Full under tray (belly pan), front and rear wheels tabs (deflectors), rear wheels skirts, 4 wheels cap fairings, outside rear view mirrors removal, front wheel arches fill, touch up to front spoiler, A and C pillars work, Vortex generators to reduce recirculation bubble on rear deck, low side skirts
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 27 mpg(US)
EPA highway 34 mpg(US)
EPA combined 30 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 37.15 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 37.28 mpg(US)
90 days 36.82 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Apr 28, 2022

(Created: 2020-03-20 14:53:36 / Modified: 2022-04-29 11:33:54)

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