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July 5, 2009, 10:02 am

Clayton S
 

Question: what is the miles per gallon on a 1965 chevy nova 4 door

i am thinking about buying this from a neighbor


July 6, 2009, 8:59 pm

Elizabeth K
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There were 4 different engines in that year, two were inline 6s and two were V8s. As a muscle car built 4 decades ago, the fuel mileage can best be described as the 'if you have to ask, you can't afford it' variety. If it's the 6 cylinder, in top condition it's probably going to get 14 mgp, more likely 10 or 11. The V8 was much worse, possibly as low as 5 mpg.


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