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rick_evans

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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2011 4:08:10 PM

Factory or aftermarket. If it does, is it a good predictor of your actual MPG?
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 8:20:01 AM

No............
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 7:46:15 AM

Yet another useless gadget on a vehicle. I never look at mine as I use the trip meter only.
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 7:45:50 AM

Yes
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2014 3:19:39 AM

Yes
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GBMAX
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 8:27:37 PM

yes
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rodmiser
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 6:05:07 PM

bike yes C600 sport BMW my MPG is around 56 MPG
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 4:23:56 PM

yes
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mrgots2000
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 2:58:18 PM

nope, ever since I got rid of the Land Rover, I pretty much stopped keeping tabs of my fuel economy. Any car compared to the Land Rover feels like a hybrid.
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 9:49:02 AM

Yes, it is about 1% off at 500 miles traveled.
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puddy
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 7:20:26 AM

yes
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2014 6:11:08 AM

No
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Aug 20, 2014 7:34:44 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 18, 2014 7:46:19 AM

My wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX does have one.....
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2014 12:34:18 AM

says 11.7 L/100 kms today
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igbo
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 8:50:19 PM

Yes, factory. Somewhat accurate.
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 1:09:17 PM

no.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 12:18:39 PM

yes
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Aug 11, 2014 5:13:15 AM

Yes, but it is just another useless object that I pay no mind.
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Les4hdtv
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 11:56:35 AM

Yes - both 2013 and 2014 Toyota.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2014 8:26:09 AM

Never............
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46chief
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 8:59:00 AM

Yes. Ford Focus.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 6:15:52 AM

yes
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2014 3:04:59 AM

yes
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stoihor
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 6:24:16 PM

no.
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 3:42:27 PM

"Simply put, it's a vacuum gauge. "

How does a vacuum gauge get your speed?
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twt
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 3:37:01 AM

Simply put, it's a vacuum gauge.
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2014 1:18:14 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 5:39:52 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2014 5:33:55 AM

No
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 1:51:08 PM

yes
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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 12:21:07 PM

no
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igbo
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 2:25:21 AM

Factory. It seems pretty accurate.
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ProfDude
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 11:42:14 PM

Yes, my daily driver has a display for mpg.

It seems a bit "optimistic" compared to my tank by tank calculations.

The car records 32+ mpg over its 100,000+ mile lifetime.

I show an average of 31+ mpg overall.
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drivebye
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 11:15:01 PM

. . . just an actual/current MPG digital display
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 8:26:10 PM

No
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 4:23:45 PM

yup
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 6:58:46 AM

My wife's new 2014 Honda Civic LX has one.............
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 7:03:40 AM

average fuel economy, not instant
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 7:56:01 AM

yes
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veee8
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 10:56:14 PM

Very accurate, but I have to get gas at the same station as there is a differnce in the length of the gas pump pipe station to station and that throws off the MPG. Usually I constantly start it up a zero again and boy does that show the differnce between in town and highway mileage.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 7:29:55 AM

no............
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 6:40:18 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 7:38:13 AM

no.............
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 1:52:10 AM

Yes
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 2:09:34 PM

yes
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jul 17, 2014 9:20:24 AM

Yes.
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Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 7:21:08 PM

Yup. I use it all the time.
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pvdray
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 5:09:07 PM

Yes and it is a very good indicator. Usually within 1 mpg of actual
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 7:18:53 AM

no............
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londonmascara
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 1:16:47 PM

1996 Rav 4. No meter.
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