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I was checking out cars.com and they have the 2016 Hyundai veloster turbo with the 7 speed dual clutch transmission for sale and under where it says standard equipment it says manufacturers 0-60mph acceleration time (seconds) : 7.7 s and on the 2015 veloster turbo with the 6 speed automatic it says 7.2 seconds and for the 2015 manual transmission it says 7.1 seconds, on cars.com I also checked out the manufacturers time for the 2015 kia forte koup sx 6 speed automatic it says 6.6 seconds and for the manual transmission it says 7.1 seconds. Are the manufactures 0-60 acceleration times correct ?
 

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I had my gf time me with my phone, and with 82f and high humidity I did 7.2 0-60 today.
 

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I tried using one of those GPS apps and did three pulls before that one, but it was way off. Probably had some heat soak for the manually timed run.
 

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That's pretty bad it's that much slower. That means our car stock would pull on a vt
 

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That's pretty bad it's that much slower. That means our car stock would pull on a vt
my koup sx is a automatic 0 to 60 @ 6.6 seconds according to the manufacturers 0-60 acceleration times . I don't know how accurate manufacturers 0 to 60 times are though
 

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Go find a VT and see the outcome lol!
 

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I have an auto. Like I said, I did 3 runs right before, so IC was probably heat soaked, and had my girl in the car with me. All you need is a stopwatch to get your own time.
 

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Stop watch will get you close but will always be off from human error and reaction times. Torque App does a decent job since it is calculated directly from the speed sensor and no need for a second person in the car.
 

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Stop watch will get you close but will always be off from human error and reaction times. Torque App does a decent job since it is calculated directly from the speed sensor and no need for a second person in the car.
How do you use the torque app ? Can you use your smart phone ?
 

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How do you use the torque app ? Can you use your smart phone ?
Android phone and a bluetooth obd2 adapter. Download the app and setup the connection and vehicle and monitor anything you want (almost).
 
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Also have to get the Kia plug in.
 

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I have an auto. Like I said, I did 3 runs right before, so IC was probably heat soaked, and had my girl in the car with me. All you need is a stopwatch to get your own time.
what octane gas do you use ? a lot of people on this forum use 93 octane including my self and my car feels quicker now then when I was using 87 octane
 

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I was using 91
 
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I will have to try the torque app. I haven't used it yet for these types of tests. Only downfall with me being A/T is if I try to brake boost it will cut power. It will let me get close but won't let me build any
 

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I will have to try the torque app. I haven't used it yet for these types of tests. Only downfall with me being A/T is if I try to brake boost it will cut power. It will let me get close but won't let me build any
Something else for John and James to work on. I know I am missing out on a lot not being tuned but I will still wait till it is more developed and refined like with a handheld that can have files updated and then flashed to the ECU. Not a fan of pulling the ECU for 4-5 days and being down a car.
 

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what octane gas do you use ? a lot of people on this forum use 93 octane including my self and my car feels quicker now then when I was using 87 octane
93 is available in the area that I've seen, so I've been using 91.

Something else for John and James to work on. I know I am missing out on a lot not being tuned but I will still wait till it is more developed and refined like with a handheld that can have files updated and then flashed to the ECU. Not a fan of pulling the ECU for 4-5 days and being down a car.
Same.

If the ability to flash at home was available, even with the use of a laptop, I of been tuned a long time ago. I need my car on a daily basis.
 

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That's why I have a spare ecu. Simple easy and car isn't down anymore.
 

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That's why I have a spare ecu. Simple easy and car isn't down anymore.
Where did you get your spare and for how much?
 
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