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  1. xcel liked PaleMelanesian's post in the thread Honda April 2017 Sales Down 7.0% with 138,386 Vehicles sold + 17 Civic Hatch Review.

    In my current situation, rear seat passengers are more likely to complain about difficulty seeing out over the windowsill, than about...

    May 24, 2017 at 1:17 AM
  2. xcel liked ALS's post in the thread How not to do a fuel mileage comparison, 87 vs 93.

    I don't know where to start on critiquing this video there is just so much wrong with his testing procedure. From what I can tell he...

    May 23, 2017 at 7:06 PM
  3. xcel liked EdwinTheMagnificent's post in the thread How not to do a fuel mileage comparison, 87 vs 93.

    Titanium ! Oooooh. I couldn't bear to watch the whole thing.

    May 23, 2017 at 6:57 PM
  4. xcel liked ALS's post in the thread How not to do a fuel mileage comparison, 87 vs 93.

    Hi Wayne, I posted under the comment section of the video and pointed out your 32.28 mpgs in a 3.5L Ecoboost F150 Crew Cab driving...

    May 23, 2017 at 6:56 PM
  5. xcel liked MaxxMPG's post in the thread How not to do a fuel mileage comparison, 87 vs 93.

    That guy's a nut, as you can see in other videos. Long story short - That Fusion is leased, and he has videos showing him testing...

    May 23, 2017 at 6:56 PM
  6. xcel liked MaxxMPG's post in the thread 2017 Hyundai Ioniq HEV Available Now, BEV in April, and PHEV This Fall.

    Looks like anyone buying the Limited will want to pull the silly wagonwheels off, stuff them in the back of the garage, and bolt on some...

    May 23, 2017 at 6:34 PM
  7. xcel liked seftonm's post in the thread Honda April 2017 Sales Down 7.0% with 138,386 Vehicles sold + 17 Civic Hatch Review.

    What tires does your sedan have? The tires that come on the Sport hatchback are relatively soft and sticky, pretty much the opposite of...

    seats.png May 23, 2017 at 6:12 PM
  8. xcel liked Carcus's post in the thread Honda April 2017 Sales Down 7.0% with 138,386 Vehicles sold + 17 Civic Hatch Review.

    215/50r17 all season tires. Pretty much the opposite of soft and sticky.:)

    May 23, 2017 at 6:12 PM
  9. xcel liked EdwinTheMagnificent's post in the thread Honda April 2017 Sales Down 7.0% with 138,386 Vehicles sold + 17 Civic Hatch Review.

    Rear seat passengers are usually not signing their name to buy a car , so they are getting shortchanged. Aerodynamics wins.

    May 23, 2017 at 6:12 PM
  10. xcel replied to the thread 2017 Hyundai Ioniq HEV Available Now, BEV in April, and PHEV This Fall.

    Hi All: Early this morning I completed the first non-calibrated drive on my own routes of the 55/54 mpgUS city/highway rated 2017...

    May 23, 2017 at 5:57 PM
  11. xcel added new media 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Limited - Midway to IL-WI Border - 72.8 mpg over 64.8 mi Ind - 65.0 mi actual to General Photo Category

    2017 Hyundai Ioniq Limited - Midway to IL-WI Border - 72.8 mpg over 64.8 mi Ind - 65.0 mi actual - Net elevation gain of 20'

    2017 Hyundai Ioniq Limited - Midway to IL-WI border - 72.8 mpg over 64.8 mi ind - 65.0 mi actual.jpg May 23, 2017 at 5:54 PM
  12. xcel replied to the thread How not to do a fuel mileage comparison, 87 vs 93.

    Hi Al: I am at 1:00 and he has already F'ed it up. :( Wayne

    May 23, 2017 at 5:48 PM
  13. xcel liked Jay's post in the thread Steady State Speed vs Fuel Economy results.

    Nice work, Wayne. Thanks very much for these! So much for the notion that CVTs are more efficient than manuals; even though the gearing...

    May 23, 2017 at 1:18 AM
  14. xcel liked Carcus's post in the thread Honda April 2017 Sales Down 7.0% with 138,386 Vehicles sold + 17 Civic Hatch Review.

    The steady states I have posted for my sedan (roughly 14% better than the sport hatch) are with a 5 to 10 mph crosswind, basically the...

    May 23, 2017 at 1:16 AM
  15. xcel replied to the thread Honda April 2017 Sales Down 7.0% with 138,386 Vehicles sold + 17 Civic Hatch Review.

    Hi All: And a few final points before the long drive back to LA and getting on a plane to Chicago to pick up an Ioniq Limited. 2017...

    May 22, 2017 at 8:24 PM