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Old 08-04-2009, 02:08 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Yeah, it depends on what you drive. With the Insight, to get less than 40 mpg I have to be driving up a mountain road. And of course I use little or no gas on the downhill, so the round-trip average is still north of 70 mpg :-)

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Old 08-04-2009, 04:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My girlfriend and I average 40mpg together, 20+20=40 right?
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Only FE EGR experience I have indicates that EGR is worth 2 mpg on a 20 mpg car (10%). (Eliminating EGR drops it down to 18).

That said I Just had a Record Worst tank. 41.5 MPG Towing 100% of the time, mostly highway. About 300 Miles towing 1000 Lbs Lawn tractor, about 100 Miles towing Tower sections (maybe 300 lbs; but tons of aero load); About 100 Miles towing an empty trailer; and about 250 miles pulling my boat.

Still about double the FE of the Supra (MKIII) I'm driving otherwise.

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