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Old 09-03-2005, 02:50 PM   #11
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I had a Dodge Neon It got around 25 MPG

My other previous car was a Suzuki Esteem, that thing got about 32.

Its really not worth it downgrading for a few mpg better. Unless you do a lot of side street/stop and go driving. Thats where the Bonneville suffers compared to small cars.

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Remove heavy items that you donít need from your vehicle. Each additional 125 pounds of weight can reduce fuel economy by approximately 0.3 mpg.
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"Turn off the engine when you otherwise would be idling for a few minutes. This includes waiting for a train to pass or sitting at the drive-up window of a bank or fast-food restaurant."

that one is bullshitstarting a car uses a good amount of fuel
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"Turn off the engine when you otherwise would be idling for a few minutes. This includes waiting for a train to pass or sitting at the drive-up window of a bank or fast-food restaurant."

that one is bullshitstarting a car uses a good amount of fuel
but if you use more idling than you would starting the car, then you would save.
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it said a few minutes tho, less than 10 minutes should be less gas than turning off and starting
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it said a few minutes tho, less than 10 minutes should be less gas than turning off and starting
wow, i thought it was less than a minute. perhaps someone should research this?

i would, but im not THAT bored, at least not yet anyway.
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I was looking to drop about 500 lbs in my daily driver, so I traded it in on a Maxima, LOL

Seriosely gas prices suck but they will level out to the mid 2 dollar range in a month or so, just be patient
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