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Is it better....

Anonymous
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To travel 6.7 miles normal streets and construction or 12.4 miles highway gas wise...i know the first is shorter but I always heard stop and go traffic is worse then highway for gas

Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 15, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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LanaTsunami
by Silver Member on Oct. 15, 2012 at 9:16 AM
Yeah stop and go traffic is the worst
AleaKat
by on Oct. 15, 2012 at 9:17 AM
Yes this is true. You waist more gas idling than constant motion.
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hautemama83
by Emerald Member on Oct. 15, 2012 at 9:18 AM
Stop and go is always worse.
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raegansmom
by Gold Member on Oct. 15, 2012 at 9:20 AM

 i would think that the normal streets would be better.  You will travel half the distance.  Plus, when you read city mpg vs highway mpg, the difference is about 10 mpg.  There is no guarantee that the construction won't be stop & go either.

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