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Old 09-11-2012, 11:15 AM   #1208
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Originally Posted by VOLDAR View Post
A lot of people post great MPG in "city driving", but I am sure their driving is almost as fluent as on highway driving but with lesser speed. Do a test for yourself: fill up your tank, reset the mpg and get in a 30 minutes stop-and-go traffic with no more than 15 mph speed and no more then 300 yards between stops.
Likewise, the EPA city cycle doesn't reflect the stop-and-go you're describing here. Therefore, I'm not sure why one would expect the actual MPG to compare to the rating in these differing conditions.
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