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http://green.autoblog.com/2011/02/15/ma ... -mpg-goals

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March 15 2011, 8:43 AM
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Makes sense to me. Efficient way to make power than what you have, but as an automaker, they have the right idea.

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Yeah it's an interesting read, but pretty much better off with the correct displacement engine for the job.


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I've always liked the idea of a slightly undersized engine with a turbo. Sometimes its easier and cheaper to modify for your dollar, just turn up the boost a little and get a nice large diameter exhaust and you have extra power :lol: Cant do that with NA. Maybe Mazda realizes this and secretly wants to take away our zoom zoom...Hell next thing you know the MS3 is gonna come with a 260hp NA V6 that has absolutely no potential for modifications. But if increased mileage is really what they want, why is it that everytime a model is updated, it seems to gain 100+ lbs, the engine size goes up, the power level goes up to compensate for weight, and mileage suffers or at best stays almost the same level.

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