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Old 01-20-2014, 02:36 PM   #31
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sounds like your brother is full of crap, and you should know better than to believe youtube.

i had a 02 i bought new base 2.0 5spd and it always got 31-32 until i bought a k&n drop in and removed the silencer in the fender then it got a couple more. i am usually able to get one or two more than the rated mpg, 38-40 would be almost 25% over the factory rating

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Well said! I'll take a newer larger style car please!
1959 Chevrolet Bel Air vs. 2009 Chevrolet Malibu IIHS crash test
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The thought is the larger, older car would be safer. From what the video shows the dummy in the newer car suffered less injury than the dummy in the car. Im pretty sure a steering wheel is goin to hurt worse than an airbag. Oh yes I forgot I cant believe a youtube video.
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Dodge Neon Features and Specs
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Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
Drivetrain Front wheel drive
Transmission 5-speed manual
Horse Power 132 hp @ 5600 rpm

Fuel Economy 24/31 mpg
Bluetooth No
Navigation No
Heated Seats No

i would really like to know how he gets 38 from a car that was rated for 31, i had the car for 110k and couldnt do it. especially when the car has gears that make it turn like 3k at 65
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Well said! I'll take a newer larger style car please!
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Someone ought to have their butt kicked for intentionally trashing that old Chevy.
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Dodge Neon Features and Specs
Features & Specs

Engine 2.0 L Inline 4-cylinder
Drivetrain Front wheel drive
Transmission 5-speed manual
Horse Power 132 hp @ 5600 rpm

Fuel Economy 24/31 mpg
Bluetooth No
Navigation No
Heated Seats No

i would really like to know how he gets 38 from a car that was rated for 31, i had the car for 110k and couldnt do it. especially when the car has gears that make it turn like 3k at 65
I not sure how, its a manual stick shift like yours, not sure of the engine. Im not a dodge man by any means, but he sure does brag about it a lot. Im currently looking for a manual shift cavalier. It would be nice to get around mid 30s for mileage instead of 18.
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the only gms that i have gotten mid thirties in real world driving is 60 degree v-6, like 3400, 3300, 3100(i have had several). maybe the cruize eco, they are rated for 38 and i work with someone who has a m6 eco and he says he averages that amount. like i said though these are all hwy ratings, i dont drive in the city
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