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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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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2015 6:42:24 AM

Yes, Ultragauge!!
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2015 12:20:18 AM

no
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conley82273
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 3:11:21 PM

Yes and it is pretty accurate to doing the math.
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jedchong
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2015 1:40:08 PM

Yes
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2015 5:50:52 AM

Yes
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f64
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Message Posted: Apr 8, 2015 4:38:32 AM

Yes! It reminds me to conserve by driving well and to keep my tires pressurized.
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2015 10:59:59 PM

Factory-installed. It right now has 19.2 MPG on it. The highest I have seen on it is 27.1 MPG and that was traveling.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2015 9:40:48 AM

Works fine as an economy guide to tailor ones driving habits, I often glance at ours when using cruise control, it helps to determine wind force direction/effects on mileage when driving highway.
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2015 9:32:10 AM

yup
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2015 12:45:20 AM

no
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2015 11:44:50 AM

yeah
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DougC71
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 2:56:51 PM

Yes.... Factory.
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SAButton
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 11:32:30 AM

No
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 11:11:14 AM

factory
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 6:13:59 AM

Yes
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 6:13:32 AM

Yes...factory
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cv
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 5:49:34 AM

Car yes, truck no.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 4:51:52 PM

Yes its close
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 7:30:41 AM

Yes and on the warmer recent days the MPG readings are higher, if all 4 tires are aired very proper. I normally aired the front a few lbs. higher, lately, came arround to making all four the same pressure, vehicle rolls better.
Still many chuck-holes/pot holes about, terrible near many business entries/exits, about everywhere locally. March/April wind gusts affect My FEM, and I chose calmer days to drive distances if possible.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 5:32:22 AM

no
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 1:28:27 PM

yup
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 9:45:52 AM

Yes, It reads .6 mpg high on the average. 2013 Honda Fit.
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 9:27:40 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 8:35:09 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2015 4:50:04 AM

unfortunately not
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 2:21:43 PM

yes
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 10:36:19 AM

yup
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 6:29:48 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 12:16:09 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 7:30:13 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 1:38:06 AM

no
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veee8
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 11:55:07 AM

Yes, but with qualifications. You must use the same gas station and fill the exact amount each time. Different stations have different shut offs and longer and shorter nozzles. If you over or underfill it will be different from your written log. My suspicions are with the mileage indicator while your driving.
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 11:51:28 AM

yup
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 11:16:23 AM

yes
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cv
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 7:48:24 AM

Car yes, truck no.
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2015 4:00:17 PM

yes
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94Rod
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 5:35:33 PM

Factory, and does a good job.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2015 8:09:52 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2015 10:34:25 AM

yes
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twt
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2015 9:56:35 AM

No, It doesn't.
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2015 5:46:58 AM

Yes
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UKGraham
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 11:55:00 AM

No my old 2011 Caliber didn't come with one but I'll definitely look for one in my next car.
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 11:15:07 AM

yup
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 6:29:37 AM

Yse, 2014 Grand Cherokee and is pretty accurate.
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maynard420
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 3:24:14 AM

Yes
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stevo4756
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 11:01:07 PM

Factory. Seems to get a very accurate reading considering it probably measures the Air/Fuel ratio and adjusts accordingly.
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juniperus98
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 9:12:08 PM

no
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clhall87
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 2:00:34 PM

yes
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Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 12:35:35 PM

One does
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searcher625
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 11:46:41 AM

very accurate
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 10:43:34 AM

yes
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