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Posted by dlamondin via CarKB.com on July 7, 2006, 8:44 pm

Mike Rosenberg wrote:

I'm not exactly sure how many miles per gallon I'm getting.  I'm going to pay
a little closer attention to it and also keep track of how many gallonns I'm
putting in per fill-up.

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Posted by richard schumacher on July 11, 2006, 2:23 pm


Turn on the Multi Function Display (the big screen in the middle of the
dash) and the car itself will tell you the MPGs you're getting.  
Calculating MPGs manually from the reading on a gas pump is probably
less accurate than the car's own figure.  The car counts every opening
of the fuel injectors.  The injectors are accurate because they have to
be to keep emissions low.

Posted by Bob Wilson on July 8, 2006, 1:22 am

Over in GreenHybrid.com, we have a FAQ about how to get optimum Prius
performance. It is in the Prius forum.

Bob Wilson

Posted by indydoug@gmail.com on July 8, 2006, 2:13 pm

I commute to work 52 miles one way and I take the secondary roads and
drive as close to 40 MPH has possible all the way. Ever since I changed
my route to work by staying off the interstate and slowing down I'm
consistently getting 63 MPG and easily 600 miles per tank.

Slow down and drive 40 MPH if you want higher MPG and more miles per

Posted by Bill on July 8, 2006, 3:38 pm

Bravo!  It's more relaxing too, isn't it?

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