Thread: I got 32.2 MPG!
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Old 08-03-2013, 04:34 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by JimC View Post
Hand calculation is still just an estimate you realize? You are assuming that when you fill up nothing has changed and that you are putting exactly the amount of gas in your car as you burned since the last fill up. But differences in pressure at the pump, temperature, the vapor in your gas tank, sensor on the pump to shut off, will all affect how much you are putting back in.
True, but when you AVERAGE those calculations, the majority WILL get a more accurate value than the onboard provides. No sense believing that you're averaging 28 MPG when the reality is 26.
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