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Old 01-26-2006, 04:34 PM
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Just got back from the gas station with the tempo.

so what does 12.4 gallons for 117 miles come out too?

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9.44 MPG

That'* really bad.
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Yup..
Worse than my supercharged foot can do.

9.3ish.
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9.44 MPG

That'* really bad.
thats what i got.

i was just hoping my numbers are wrong. i dont even think a tempo can do less then 10 @ wot all the time.


and i dont go WOT all of the time
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and i dont go WOT all of the time
Does that car even have WOT??? :P j/k
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WOT = ?? MPH
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and i dont go WOT all of the time
Does that car even have WOT??? :P j/k

yes, you know, the mash the pedal, hope it feels like moving before the semi behind you decides to move you position.
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WOT = ?? MPH
well, it was still pulling at 75 MPH when i let off of it <down hill with a tail wind>
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well, it was still pulling at 75 MPH when i let off of it <down hill with a tail wind>
Good thing that spoiler gives you extra surface area for the wind to push..

And you forgot a decimal, we know you meant 7.5MPH
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Somethings seriously wrong somewhere. I mean, I know that the Tempo wasn't exactly an ecologist'* dream, but they got better mileage than that!

Do you realize that you could get a car that gets only 19 mpg and save about $3,000 per year? Or a slightly used G6, that gets 29-31 mpg and save about $6,000 per year or $500/month for the car payment? (Based on the low side of an average 12,000 miles per year and $2.50/gallon gas)
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