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Old 03-16-2012, 08:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey there,
my first 65 plus mpg day in city driving with the cvt. 84 degrees today, non-ethanol gas, and added a fuel treatment the autozone guy talked me into (silly, i know).
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My last tank was 63.8, over 600 miles....I can't wait for warmer weather.
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wont be long before you exceed the mpg of the 2nd gen Insight.


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I can't complain - I only paid $7750 in October and it only had 19k miles. I couldn't touch a low mileage Prius or second gen insight for anywhere close to that.
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Wont be long before you exceed the mpg of the 2nd gen Insight.


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The 2nd generation Insight doesn't get 65MPG, and you know it.
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I own said Insight. All you need is 1 to prove it is possible. There are others who have achieved this to.

Man, so there is a good 50mpg different between the cvt and stick shift first gen Insight?


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Like this from yesterday 2006 CVT 254,000 miles Fuel with ethanol in it. 81F 0at.
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This morning when I got to work I am at 73 MPG, 87.4 miles on this tank. Boy do I like this warmer weather. 20 degrees F sucked.
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Man, so there is a good 50mpg different between the cvt and stick shift first gen Insight?
Not really. i'd say it's more like a 15-20% difference (depending on the amount of lean burn). On the same trips I would get around 78-82mpg round trip with the CVT, with the MT I get around 85-92mpg. But I haven't really had the opportunity to really run in the temps i was running the CVT at. So i think 15-20% is about right.

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You guys are kicking my tail. I only get about 60mpg out of my car and its a five speed!
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