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GPM vs MPG

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by malcolm, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. malcolm

    malcolm Active Member

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    I'm surprised, and quite pleased, that the EPA is now publishing fuel economy data in Gal/100mi as well as mpg. Also, the window sticker in the Roadster *only* shows kWh/100 mi.

    Putting the energy used in the numerator makes cost comparisons easier to do your head. I need pencil and paper to compare costs using mpg. I doubt most people ever compare costs when comparing mpg numbers, they just assume more is better in a linear fashion.

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    #3 doug, Dec 19, 2008
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    I'd just be happy if they used the metric system (SI units).

    (Yes, I realize we did go manage to the moon on "English" units.)




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