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#1 VT Hokie

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 12:59 AM

I just noticed on the Subaru site that the non-turbo 2008 Legacy is rated at 170 hp now vs 175, and the highway mileage estimate has gone from 30 down to 27. Is that simply due to a change in EPA reporting, or is there an actual hardware change? I found the old estimate of 30 mpg to be quite accurate. My 2007 2.5i Limited will actually exceed 30 mpg on the highway, even with the a/c running.

#2 ron917

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 09:13 AM

The methods for calculating both HP and fuel economy have changed. This applies to all vehicles, not just Subaru.

I thought the HP calculation was changed for the 2007 model year, but I could be wrong on that.

I know that the 2008 model year begins the new fuel economy ratings. They are supposed to be closer to real life averages. Still, your mileage may vary.

#3 nipper

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Posted 22 June 2007 - 09:28 AM

wha the said. THe mileage numbers are onlyh meant to give you a comparison between cars. Real life will be differnt.


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