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the real story..about spare tires
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Posted by TTIC [Email] (more from TTIC) on Mon, 22 Nov 2010 19:02:16 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: 2011 are out in force now-but no spare tire!, Larry West [Profile/Gallery] , Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:08:09
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In 2010 if a spare tire was put in the 9-5 Aero it would have tipped the scale. Putting the 9-5 in to a different weight class we are talking less than 1/2 the weight of the spare would have done this. Weight class so big deal right? It really was to Saab, it means the EPA uses different figures and classifications to caculate the EPA Mpg numbers.
A spare tire would have put a much less desiriable MPG #'s on the 9-5.
Like the 16 city 24 hwy 2008 9-3's w/ XWD.

Would like to hear real world Mpg to see averages.


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