Date: 3 Dec 1998 17:25:56 GMT
From: morrnopsamu.caS* (Mark Orr)
Subject: Re: Average speed


The answer is ..they BOTH are. Unless you were on a straight road with no stops, chances are your speed varied, and as a result the average is lower. Average fuel economy is distance travelled divided by fuel used. A different calculation altogether. Mark In article <3665FAD8.F02F3872nopsamam.com>, mapsonnopsamam.com says... > >Hello, > >I just bought a new 93. Recently, I was driving about 110 km/h on a >freeway with the cruise control enabled. I then reset the average speed >on the computer. After a minute or two, I was puzzled to see the >computer indicate a speed about 6km/h lower than the speedometer. > >Which one is right ? > >Wouldn't that affect the fuel consumption calculated by the computer as >well ? > >Charles

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