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View Poll Results: Indicated fuel economy vs Calculated
indicated is higher than calculated by 1 mpg or more 1 16.67%
indicated is within 1 mpg of calculated 4 66.67%
indicated is lower than calculated by 1 mpg or more 1 16.67%
Standard wheels 0 0%
Optional 18" wheels 0 0%
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post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 11-16-2017, 12:05 PM Thread Starter
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Indicated vs. calculated fuel economy

I tried reading all of the threads on fuel economy, but may have missed a post on this subject. So I'm starting my own. I am going to try making a Poll to find out the general accuracy of the dashboard indicator: how closely does it represent actual/calculated fuel economy? Does the answer vary depending on size of wheels? The goal is to find out how trustworthy the indicated fuel economy is. I do not care how much tire pressure you carry as long as you have verified that it is at least that shown on your door sticker. I have to assume that the door sticker pressure number is used for fuel economy tests and calibration of the indicator.

I am going to assume, perhaps wrongly, that variance due to tire size will be consistent.

I tried to make the poll a part of this thread, but apparently it did not happen.

Ed Windeler
modelamac
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