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Forum: Fuel Efficiency & Emissions

Discuss tips and techniques for getting the most from a gallon of gas. And share your concerns about what comes out of the tailpipe.

  1. More Mileage Stories

    I just visited the "Mileage Stories" on this web site, and I thought I'd start a thread with some of our other stories. I see a lot of posts...

    Started by ‎, 02-23-2005 09:12 AM
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    02-26-2005 09:51 AM Go to last post
  2. Best Oil for MPG - 8.7% increase?

    I found this Blog with excellent charts and such. I saw one HCH owner saying Mobil 1 is the way to go - but not according to these charts! ...

    Started by ‎, 02-28-2005 07:24 PM
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    01-13-2012 03:04 AM Go to last post
  3. Tornado Air System and K&N Air Filter

    I have a HCH II with under 200 miles on it. Has anyone tried to improve MPG by installing either or both the Tornado Air System and K&N Air Filter?

    Started by ‎, 05-25-2006 03:54 AM
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    12-10-2010 07:39 PM Go to last post
  4. Motorcycles vs hybrids

    do you really need to drive car 100% of time? there are other alternatives besides hybrids: motorcycles and scooters get 50-80MPG real life MPG, cost...

    Started by ‎, 05-30-2006 09:05 PM
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    06-07-2014 04:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Reality check- hybrids, fuel efficiency

    Well, some people think hybrids are the greatest thing since sliced bread. And maybe they have a point . But let's get something straight. When...

    Started by ‎, 03-11-2005 04:42 AM
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    06-22-2014 04:59 AM Go to last post
  6. Premium fuel

    Has anyone compared their mileage with premium vs. regular gasoline? In my Civic Hybrid, I estimate that I get almost 10% better mileage with...

    Started by ‎, 05-28-2005 06:39 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-29-2009 01:02 AM Go to last post
  7. Acetone

    Does anyone here use Acetone to increase MPG? If so... How long have you been using it? Why do you feel comfortable using it? Also, does anyone...

    Started by ‎, 12-15-2005 08:25 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-09-2008 07:37 AM Go to last post
  8. Heater or A/C

    It's amazing how many drivers do'nt know that by selcting recycle fo both heating & cooling you heat/cool faster & save on gas . I was LOL when I...

    Started by ‎, 12-22-2005 09:24 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-19-2006 11:54 PM Go to last post
  9. Mileage at highway speeds (75+ mph)

    I've read a lot about mileage on this site for people driving in the city and for people driving on the highway at 65 mph. I'm planning on buying a...

    Started by ‎, 01-02-2006 11:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-03-2012 09:28 PM Go to last post
  10. A/C and gas Mileage

    Has the Idaho National Laboratory done equivalent test for non-hybrid cars so that we can compare apples to apples?

    Started by ‎, 01-07-2006 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-09-2006 02:28 AM Go to last post
  11. mileage for mountainous areas

    I drive to work 45 minutes from the mountains of West Virginia. Has gas mileage been tested for the mountainous areas and if so, what is the mpg...

    Started by ‎, 07-09-2005 05:53 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-10-2007 07:22 AM Go to last post
  12. Why mileage seems so low these days

    First let me say I love my prius. Now let me ask why my 1993 Honda Civic SI which had about 135 HP was able to get MPGs of 36 to 41 but my new...

    Started by ‎, 01-13-2006 01:00 AM
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    04-16-2012 05:44 PM Go to last post
  13. Driving strategy for better gas mileage

    I bought my '05 civic hybrid about one month ago and have driven almost 1000 miles. I have been getting around 40mpg (regularly registering 41-42mpg...

    Started by ‎, 12-02-2004 01:33 AM
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    06-21-2008 04:43 AM Go to last post
  14. MPG Display in Dashboards

    The way I see it, the real "problem" with hybrid cars with respect to mileage, is that they show you immediately and over time what your actual gas...

    Started by ‎, 12-25-2004 12:38 AM
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    03-05-2009 08:36 PM Go to last post
  15. What's the actual mpg for all hybrids?

    For all you hybrid owners out there. What's the mpg you're getting. I'm interested in know since I want to purchase a hybrid myself. Just fill in...

    Started by ‎, 09-02-2005 05:17 AM
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    07-13-2014 08:30 AM Go to last post
  16. Improving Fuel Economy as per Lexus

    http://www.lexus.com/assets/models/hybrid/pdfs/driving_performance_guide.pdf Lexus suggests using premium fuel vs. regular. Does this in fact...

    Started by ‎, 09-13-2005 06:26 AM
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    09-01-2008 03:57 AM Go to last post
  17. hybrids as enviroment friendly as think

    Some hybrids use twice as much fuel as a VW Lupo. They contain components that may be future problems in landfills and the extra energy (& pollution)...

    Started by ‎, 01-16-2005 09:08 PM
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    05-31-2007 10:09 PM Go to last post
  18. Ever feel embarassed filling up a hybrid

    Just interested, Do any of you fellow hybrid car owners feel a little embarassed filling up, especially alongside gas-guzzlers filling up too? ...

    Started by ‎, 05-02-2006 03:24 AM
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    06-10-2007 07:13 AM Go to last post
  19. Mileage Tips: Engine Start-up & Warm-up

    In the Mileage section of this site, you advise drivers not to allow their car time to warm before driving. I disagree. First, this wears heavily...

    Started by ‎, 05-10-2006 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    03-17-2012 10:53 AM Go to last post
  20. Fuel economy in mountain country

    I live in Pittsburgh PA. For those who are familiar with Pittsburgh's topography, you know this city is similar to San Francisco. I have never...

    Started by ‎, 02-08-2005 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-10-2007 07:20 AM Go to last post

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