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Old 03-07-2007, 09:16 PM   #31
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Best 6- and 8-Cylinders around

So far as I can see (just a quick look), ELF's Sable has the best 6-cylinder mileage @ around 27.6.

My old '99 TL may have been a distant 2nd (final retired mileage = 24.35). Not a whole lot of 6's around...

Best 8 is race prepped 2002 Z28 of Coyote X's.


EDIT: I didn't see the RAV-4 -- definitely a winner. Tessie (#120 @ 28.49mpg) is actually a 4-banger. The 90-day avg. of the "Champion" Town Car is close to the Z.

EDIT-II: If the RAV-4 is the base (pic is the V-6 model), it has the 2.4L, 4-cylinder -- which defaults to the Sable (3.0L V-6).

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Old 03-07-2007, 10:27 PM   #32
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I am going to see if I can find out who has the highest 6-cyl and 8-cyl MPG on gassavers.
To be fair, I never mentioned it was a V6. Automatic too... If I had a M/T with a custom fifth, I'd make a killing. And the thought of a 1KZTE swap has crossed my mind more than once.... Although, highway is really easy compared to EPA because they don't stay at any given speed long enough to let the torque converter lock up.

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I think if i could get that type of FE i would have no problem driving a dildo shaped car.
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Looking at the EPA numbers for the Rav4, looks like a 4

So for the Six's it looks like (Using 90 day #s)

1. omgwtfbyobbq White Bread @ 31.95
2. White Car @ 27.72
3. ELF Sable @ 27.6
4. The Chrysler @ 24.12
5. '89 ChevyCelebrity CdA=8.70 @ 23.93
6. Farm Truck @ 23.09
7. Red TJ @ 18.45
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Old 03-08-2007, 08:53 PM   #34
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Yippee, I'm winning the 8 cylinder class, after my next tank fill, i'll be back down for sure though :-( stoopid cold driving in this car just kills F/E

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