Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2006 16:41:57 GMT
From: SG <sgnospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Am I driving a 9-5 or an SUV!


On 2 Aug 2006 07:26:00 -0700 "SunnyDC" <sunny.kalsinospaml.com> wrote: > I drive a 2001 9-5 linear sedan and I consistently get on avg 24 mpg > for a 20 mile commute. I drove from Boston to Washington DC (a 460 mile > trip) on 70 mph cruise control (mind numbingly boring way to drive mind > you) and I got 30 mpg emptying only 3/4 of the tank of petrol! And I > have 72,000 miles on the car! Trips like yours are killers, doesn't > matter what car you're driving, unless its a Prius. > > It's all about how you drive dude. > /sk > > Jonathan Kaplan wrote: > > I drive my 2004 9-5 Linear wagon back and forth to work (3 miles each way) > > and many local errands. I am averaging 15 mpg! I checked the actual mileage > > calculation vs. the car's computer and came up with 14.2! How can a four > > cylinder car get gas mileage this low? > SunnyDC, are you living in D.C. proper? SG

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