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Old 10-13-2006, 10:53 AM   #1
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Effect of weight on FE: estimates from online sources

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Can you point me to any of them? The only ref. I have is the EPA's:

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. An extra 100 pounds in your vehicle could reduce your MPG by up to 2%. The reduction is based on the percentage of extra weight relative to the vehicle's weight and affects smaller vehicles more than larger ones.
http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/driveHabits.shtml
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Thanks. Info like that deserves its own thread. Thread-splitting...
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