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just wondering how many fellow B5'ers use their A/C, I personally never use mine just because the mileage isn't that awesome to begin with, for those that do use their A/C do you see a big difference in mileage?
 

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I can still achieve just over 30mpg @75-80mph highway w/ ac on('01 V6 5MT)

but I can hardly go anywhere w/o ac ,and in traffic most of the time.
I live in Southern Louisiana, its HOT and MUGGY, ac is a MUST.
 

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AC only gets switched on for 90+ temps or when hauling the family, it's not the mileage, it just drives like a dog with AC. I have noticed that the difference is less noticeable since I had a snub mount and test pipe installed.
 

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Here, it's the heat AND the humidity. Summer starts in May and ends in October. My A/C will be on even if it does drop my mileage down by 10%.

I didn't buy a pretty fancy car like this to not turn on the gadgets I paid for. I'm enjoying my nice Climatronic and pollen filter to the max.
 

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I use it 50 / 50 - I see a 10% hit too.

But, I can still maintain average of 28 - 30 on a commute of 30 miles (8 back road and 22 highway) Of course, I'm staying out of boost a lot.
 
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