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Lowest fuel consumption - 48 US States (non-hybrid car)

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  • Who: Wayne Gerdes

  • What: Lowest fuel consumption - 48 US States (non-hybrid car)

  • Where: United States

Wayne Gerdes and Bob Winger achieved a fuel consumption if 397.25 litres (104.94 US gallons) for an average of 3.10 1/100 km (77.99 mpg) driving a 2013 VW Passat TDI over 13,071 km (8,122 miles) through all 48 US contiguous states between June 7 and 23 2013.

Stopping to refuel on only six occasions, the team only endured on puncture on the drive that began and ended at the VW's U.S. headquarters in Herndon, Virginia.


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