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What does Extra-Urban actually mean?

What does Extra-Urban actually mean?

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Deluded

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4,803 posts

105 months

Friday 1st July 2011
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Looking at MPG figures. What does Extra Urban actually mean?
Urban is obvious. 20-40mph, stop starts in town.

What does Extra urban refer to? Obviously some motorway driving, some a road driving, maybe some fast B road driving. But how is it calculated? What speed is it tested at? My car is significantly more economical driving at 50mph than 70mph. Both speeds would be done on an extra urban route.

For example, my car will apparently get 56mpg extra urban. In reality, it probably gets this crusing at 55mph but get up to 70mph and It's probably 30mpg.

So, what does extra urban really mean?

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2,498 posts

102 months

Friday 1st July 2011
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Urban Sports

11,321 posts

117 months

Friday 1st July 2011
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It's good but not the same without the sports.

JoeFrost

1,547 posts

100 months

Friday 1st July 2011
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Helpful....

FreeLitres

4,912 posts

91 months

Friday 1st July 2011
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I iz extra urban, innit.
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