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Owner: Istas
Honda: 2005 Honda Accord EX
Displacement: 2.4 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 3203 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.3
Frontal area: 23.8 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: The automatic may not be ideal for efficiency, but it is geared fairly tall for a 4-cylinder (2000 rpm gives about 62mph, 65 with the higher profile tires), and programmed to keep it in as high a gear as possible, so it performs quite admirably. It even downshifts pretty aggressively when braking hard downhill, even near highway speeds.
Build Thread: Accord aero mods, 4.25% increase, more to come
Current Mods: -short airdam
-engine undertray
-rear wheel skirts
-upper grill block
-lower grill partial block
-sealed gaps around headlights and between quarter panels and bumper with silicone sealant
-radiator fan indicator light
-ScanGaugeII
-smooth pizza-pan hubcaps
-higher profile tires for 5% taller gearing
-side mirror delete -2.5% frontal area

Nut behind wheel adjusted, if that counts.

Planned Mods: smooth undertray
warm air intake
tentative looks into:
kammback
front wheel skirts
trailer-hitch boattail stub
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 21 mpg(US)
EPA highway 31 mpg(US)
EPA combined 24 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 35.19 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 25.41 mpg(US)
90 days 27.16 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Oct 01, 2018

(Created: 2014-03-13 13:56:50 / Modified: 2018-10-02 03:34:55)


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