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post #8 of (permalink) Old 04-12-2014, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by jifen View Post
Expect a 20% drop in economy @ 2 Deg C compared to 20 Deg C on short runs where you are having to warm the engine every time.
I can vouch for that. Until about three weeks ago my trip to and from work (17 miles) was always low 60's with the occasional high 60's if A1 was miraculously clear.

Now, driving exactly the same, 55-58mpg average.

Anyone noticed how long the heater takes to get warm?

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