Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 04:46:23 +0000 From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: 9-5 gas mileage?
Shane Almeida wrote: > On 18 Feb 2005 17:41:38 GMT, Gary Fritz wrote: > > Google being a US company, it defaults to US gallons. Even if you do > > the query on google.co.uk. :-) > > > > You want UK gallons, just ask for it: > > > > 11 liters per 100 km in miles per UK gallon > > or > > 11 liters per 100 km in miles per imperial gallon > > Arg, *imperial* gallons! Now I know why my SID gives me an average miles > per gallon that is way too high. I switched my SID to "Imperial" mode > because I like temperature in celcius, but I still wanted miles and > gallons. I completely forgot about "imperial gallons" until this thread.Ä > The 32.4 mpg my SID is telling me is really 27.0 mpg in my part of the > world. I always wondered why the thing was so far off. Now I know. Blame the Yanks ! They redefined the gallon, pint, ton, that were well recognised standards before. This kind of stuff is exactly why use of metric units is sensible. No more regional variants. Graham