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10-15-2007, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

That's my beef exactly -- I paid 30% more for the Civic Hybrid over the Civic for one reason only: because the sticker said 47 mpg and the test drive (of another car) attained 45 mpg. Then they...
10-03-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,274
Posted By Highbred

Pavement can reduce MPG by 10%

I recently drove on a newly repaved highway and immediately noticed a reduction in rolling resistance compared to the rough pavement that is typical in this area:
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10-03-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,792
Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

Medicalstudent, I rarely ever go to Houston anymore but let me know if you're headed up this way.
07-25-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,792
Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

According to their data my Hybrid almost always matches the fuel economy for a non-Hybrid Civic. :angry:

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/2008car1tablef.jsp?id=20705



Okay, one more test at 50...
07-22-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,792
Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

Here's a story about another disappointed HCH customer who gets 32 mpg:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/.../main620265.shtml...
07-22-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,792
Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

What is your average commute like, kenkobra? My car seems to get peak gas efficiency at 40 - 60 mph, but that's just a gut feeling. Efficiency definitely drops substantially going 80 mph. By the...
07-17-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,792
Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

My commute is short, about 5 miles each way through the city. It is stop and go most of the way, probably averaging three or four blocks between stops.

I'm not a lead-foot, but this is Texas, so...
07-16-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,792
Posted By Highbred

Re: HCH owner sues Honda over mileage claims

Which one of you readers with a 50+mpg average Civic would like to put your money where your mouth is?

I have a clean 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid with just over 20K miles, well maintained by the...
09-11-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,055
Posted By Highbred

Re: Does Auto Stop ever...stop?

When the AC is OFF and my foot is on the brake pedal and the car is stopped, my car goes to Auto-Stop almost every time. When both the AC and Econ are both ON, it sometimes goes to Auto-Stop. I'm...
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