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Old 10-21-2012, 06:40 PM   #183
arghx7
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Originally Posted by gpshumway View Post
I hear you, but remember the EPA cycle specifies shift points. Points which are likely sub-optimal for a large V8. I suspect a good driver can beat that EPA number handily.
The shift cycle can be negotiated. The thing you have to realize is that there are 5 tests used to calculate fuel economy ("5 cycle fuel economy") and complicated weighting involved that's constantly changing.

A lot of it comes down to back room negotiations among a few people.
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