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Old 06-19-2006, 04:29 PM
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I know the actual MPG varies from the onboard computer verses manual calcs. I just wounder if anyone has compared there odometer to mile posts to see how accurate it is...JOE
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Old 06-20-2006, 12:08 PM
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On one long trip, my odometer seemed to be registering low when compared to highway mileposts. I'm not sure how much variation is considered "normal" but I think mine was more than 5% off which seemed quite a bit to me.
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Old 06-20-2006, 05:39 PM
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Check out a prior post "Discrepancies between Energy Monitor and actual MPG ". I typically see that the Energy Monitor reports FE roughly 5% higher than the manual calculations...

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