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Unread 04-23-2013, 07:36 AM   #1
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Mostly non highway mpg on 3.6 now that its broken in?

And not what your computer says .
Actual mpg calculation.

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Unread 04-23-2013, 07:43 AM   #2
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Unread 04-23-2013, 07:52 AM   #3
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13 - 14 L per 100 KM. You can do the conversion
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Unread 04-23-2013, 07:55 AM   #4
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season?

what time of year? very different with summer/winter blend gas, not to mention cold start ups. average or best ever?

on the whole I get high teens city driving, low to mid 20's hwy, very similar to window sticker
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Unread 04-23-2013, 08:35 AM   #5
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summer =18.5-19.5, winter upper 17s -18.5. That's mixed-suburban driving: metro highways + side streets.

BTW: If you use it correctly, the EVIC is just as accurate (or more so) than calculating by hand.
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Unread 04-23-2013, 10:06 AM   #6
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My history from 7/6/2012 to present:
Avg Fuel Economy: 17.48
Worst: 14.87
Best: 22.35

80% City
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Unread 04-23-2013, 10:13 AM   #7
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Best: 25-6 (50-70 MPH highway). Worst: 14-16 (stop and go with a car full and a trailer full of firewood) If you have a lead foot, you can drive it down to 14-16 city in stop and go. If you baby it and watch your MPG and RPM you can regularly get in the low to mid 20s with about 50/50 city highway. I have learned to drive with the Tachometer rather than the speedo when trying to boost MPGs. Keep it below 1800-2k RPMs and you'll stay around 20mpg. You won't take off from a stoplight, but you'll keep your MPG high.
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Unread 04-23-2013, 09:33 PM   #8
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Here are my last few fill ups.



I did have a couple 14.5ish tanks though. But that was all city driving and lead footing it. When strictly on the highway @70+ I consistently get 23 mpg+.
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Unread 04-24-2013, 05:43 AM   #9
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I average about 14.5. Live and work in a small village on the water. All stop and go and very hilly. Can go days not going above 30mph.


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Unread 04-24-2013, 07:28 AM   #10
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PURE around town we probably average closer to 18 mpg, I say probably because every tankful has SOME highway (10 miles at a time) and we TEND to average around 20 mpg.

We've gotten as high as 25-26 mpg for full tankfuls on road trips.

HELL we managed 18+ mpg over more than 150 miles, half of which was beach driving.
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Unread 04-24-2013, 08:20 AM   #11
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I took a 1200 mile roundtrip about 1 month ago in a combo of good, dry and poor, snowy highway/freeway. I averaged 23.5 mpg (total miles/total gas purchased) for the trip, with a high of 25.5 mpg on one sunny leg at 65-70 mph and a low of 21 mpg at 45-65 mph on icey/snowy roads. I can see a 2 mpg difference in areas/states that require "winter gas" that contains 10% ethanol.

I have noticed the mpg goes south quickly at speeds above 70 mph.

In our area, the "cheap gas" contains 10% ethanol and you can pay 10 cents per gallon more for "super unleaded" that contains no ethanol - and come out ahead with the extra mpg.

In daily driving (50/50 city/hwy), I average 19-20 mpg in winter and 21-22 mpg in summer.
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Unread 04-24-2013, 08:37 AM   #12
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The engine gets pretty thirsty in true start/stop city driving, since it's not a light vehicle. Since the OP asked about mostly city driving, I'd say in those situations I see an average of about 15-16mpg.
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Unread 04-24-2013, 09:02 AM   #13
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I am at 17.5 stop and go, rush hour traffic (22 mile trip one way: 30 minutes home to work/1 hour work to home). I am pretty pleased with it especially with the mods done to it.
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Unread 04-24-2013, 09:07 AM   #14
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I just bought my Laredo 2014 and am averaging 17.4 all stop and go on an Army post. Driving to Alaska to move so will update on the highway mileage.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 09:03 AM   #15
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16-17 mostly in town some hwy
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