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Old 03-31-2006, 11:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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not as much a tech question...OBC display options

I was messin' around with the OBC clicking through the english and german display settings and in the MPG button you can have it display the MPG or M/G. I know MPG stand for miles per gallon...but what in the world is M/G?? I get about 19 MPG and about 25 M/P....I looked through the owners manual but no luck...any ideas??
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there is also one that is: L:100 that's with all the other setting german...what does that mean?
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what he said. I think they are called "imperial" gallons. The L/100 is pretty fun to mess with, I had to always do the math in my head in Germany.
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yea I think I'm going to leave it in the german setting for a while...just to be fun, or to drive me crazy...we'll wait and see.
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L/100 is basically the opposite of MPG. The Less L/100, the better Fuel Economy.
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