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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-27-03, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel economy figures

How do they come up with the fuel economy figures for the new cars? Do they drive it over XXXkm distance in different areas (city/highway, hills/flat) and average it? My XR6T "factory" figure is 12.5lt/100km and so far with 1200km of driving (mostly highway) have managed to get an average of 13.1lt/100km.

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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would you believe on a dyno! no real world driving, just simulated driving which you or I will never get close too. Also your car is new, it will get better. Some say they are the best at 10-15000kms!

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