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Old 04-08-2011, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by MADDOG View Post
It's a short term, adaptive system. It varies depending on driving conditions, speed, etc...so if you are in stop and go for a shot time, it registers a low MPG. Hit the road and cruise at a steady speed for a while and you'll see it climb.

Want a reliable way to measure MPG? Use the tried and true method...miles driven divided by gallons used. It never fails.
MADDOG's right on the money with that method. Cant never go wrong dividing total miles since your last fill up and gallons burned.
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