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Old 01-08-2013, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Elk View Post
Far from it. The test schedules include cold and hot starts, a great deal of acceleration, braking, etc. This is why many can easily beat EPA estimates, especially in freeway cruising.

EPA Test Schedules
The weighting on those extreme cycles is lower than you may expect.

http://www.edmunds.com/car-news/here...pa-rating.html
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