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Old 02-16-2011, 10:23 PM
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Default Driving Habbits - Best MPG?

I know this has atleast been thought about by a few of you, I'm just curious if anyone has done any testing. I know with a gas engine, if gently caress the throttle rather than putting your foot into it it'll give you better mpgs, does the same hold true for diesels? Has anyone found that a 'more aggressive' throttle control has netted them better mileage?
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:18 PM
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Just like any other vehicle, if you feather the gas, you will get better mileage.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:21 PM
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Stay out of boost and you'll save fuel. My average mpg is about 22-23 mpg with 35's
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