Thread: ('11-'14) Impreza CVT MPG Problem
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:40 AM   #485
stevehnm
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Zeeper would of course hope everybody forgot about the work done by BigFatHorse.
The graphs:
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...postcount=3739
The data:
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...postcount=3741

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Fuelly is a good source of data, vis a vis CVT vs 5 Speed Highway mpg's, but only if you look at the individual vehicles that are getting the best mileage.
I'm not quite sure that makes sense...

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So you end up with Stevenhnm saying "5speeds and CVT get the same mpg's on fuelly".
I can't take the credit for that. (see above)

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Originally Posted by Zeeper View Post
If you actually look at the individual cars showing the highest reported mpg's, in the cases where the transmission IS identified, they are almost all CVT's.
Why might that be?
Maybe because there are a lot more CVT's?

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Originally Posted by Zeeper View Post
Now since stevenhnm and the GTIwannabe (who I have on ignore, but he is an obsessed stalker) don't have a 5 speed, and are obviously not "enthusiasts" (based upon their own criteria of not commenting on something they do not own), they should not pipe in again with lame theories about how us "enthusiasts" theoretically drive our awesome 5speeds!
The truth is all my other cars have been manual transmissions probably since ... Zeeper was in diapers. Actually that could have been just a couple years ago. Let me think here... since an old Chrysler I sort of inherited in the '90's.
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