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Old 11-17-2008, 12:10 PM   #1
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Toyota Yaris achieves over 84 mpg in MPG Marathon


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A Toyota Yaris 1.4 D-4D achieved 84.66 mpg, the highest figure attained out of all the 39 vehicles which took part in the 400-mile 2008 ALD Fleet World MPG Marathon.

The result represented a 34.81 per cent improvement over the official combined consumption figure of 62.8 mpg. The cross-Britain route was designed to include all aspects of motoring, with different types of roads and driving conditions.
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:33 PM   #2
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So why can't we buy it here in the US?

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Old 11-17-2008, 12:37 PM   #3
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plus keep in mind those are Imperial gallons, not US
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:14 PM   #4
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Okay so an Imperial Gallon is .8 US gallons or .2 less than a gallon..... so....

That would still make it 67.2 US MPG which is nice.
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:30 PM   #5
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So why can't we buy it here in the US?

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See posts around the 55-60 mark in the "GM Bailout" thread..
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Old 11-17-2008, 07:41 PM   #6
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OH, the things I can only imagine doing with that diesel!
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