Thread: ('11-'14) Impreza CVT MPG Problem
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Old 05-01-2013, 08:27 AM   #253
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Originally Posted by Zeeper View Post
if the car was driven between 55-65mph on cruise for a sustained highway drive, without the stop and go or side trips factored in, I would wager that the 36mpg would have been obtained, even with winter blend gas.
You are probably right about that. The Consumer Reports test is a constant 65 mph, and the Impreza CVT got 35 mpg there by a professional driver.

The thing is, a dozen other cars, all of the ones tested by Consumer Reports that also got 35 mpg on their highway test with a professional driver, are rated at 30 +/- 2 mpg EPA highway.

That's my point.

Well, one of them anyway. The other point is that you don't even have a CVT, so why do you think you are qualified to discuss this? All you do is bring up a collection of a few anecdotes anyway, which under the circumstances is an inept attempt at making a position.
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