View Single Post
Old 03-21-2013, 10:06 PM   #43
stevehnm
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 329526
Join Date: Aug 2012
Chapter/Region: SWIC
Location: Ground Control
Vehicle:
2013 Impreza Spt cvt
Silver

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BigFatHorse View Post
I didn't say that wasn't the case.

Last time I looked at it the CVT vs. 5MT averages were very close, slightly favoring 5MT. The variance of the CVT drivers was larger - there were more of them getting both better and worse mileage than the 5MT drivers. The 5MT drivers were more tightly clustered around the average. This new data includes more drivers and more fuel-ups so it could have changed.

I don't have time to go through the data again right now. I just wanted to post it so that we could at least have as much data as possible for these discussions.
Thanks. The range definitely looks like this discussion sounds. A lot wider range for the CVT, reflecting the higher number of lackadaisical drivers who are kind of the opposite of the aficionados with their MT's. Despite that, the MT still gets higher mpg...
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
stevehnm is offline   Reply With Quote