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Originally Posted by Horatio
I've had a tinker round with this converter here

And 51.3 doesn't convert into a round number of l/100Km (4.5852 ish according to that page) so I really can't fathom how they're calculating the economy figures.

I agree with you. Computers have a funny way of doing sums! 4.5852ish is probably rounded up to 4.6 that's why the l/100km readouts "look" better.

I think it is what's known in the trade as "cooking the books", "pulling a fast one" or "taking the p1$$".

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