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Consumer Reports reveals top oil burning cars

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by roblab, Jun 30, 2015.

  1. roblab

    roblab Active Member

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    Consumer Reports published its list of top oil burning cars this week.

    Of interest: Cars that are generally compared to Tesla as to acceleration and performance. BMW, Audi and Porsche are three of the worst brands, all burning enough oil to require having to add extra oil between oil changes. Subaru is also on the list. These are all cars that burn oil as relatively new cars, models from 2010 to 2014.

    Another comparison where Tesla absolutely comes out on top!
     
  2. jdbob

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    Wouldn't all BEV's come out at exactly the same place?
     
  3. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    Yes, if you only consider the single dimension of oil consumption. But the OP added a second dimension: performance. On this two-dimensional scale, Tesla's two vehicles are in a class by themselves.
     
  4. Sgutz

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    My Macan Turbo burned a litre of oil about every 8K kms, which seemed a bit excessive to me. This was one of the reasons I traded it in fact.
     

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