Originally Posted by rambleon84
Since its a new car to you.. have you changed all the fluids and filters? (oil, fuel, air ect..)
Also, how are you shifting? If driven modestly, the manual should be getting better mpg than the auto. If you are shifting late and taking it to redline each gear, then it obviously will hurt your mpg.
The oil was changed before I bought it, now 1700 miles ago, as was the air filter.
The fuel filter and spark plugs are the only thing I can think of to look at changing still.
As for your third question I am very modest, always shifting at around 2-2.5k RPM.