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Old 01-02-2013, 08:39 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
I'm not so sure, since my car had gotten 30+ mpg from the first tank. The lowest numbers I've seen were in town but I don't think I've ever had a tank below 29 mpg yet. Car has 808x miles on it as of now.
Originally Posted by VOLDAR View Post
Hmm, if the best of it is 28 MPG, then I think something is not right. I would ask you to reset the MPG just before going on a highway trip (25 km would be just enough) and come back with the reading after this. If you can't have more than 28 mpg in this highway trip, there is definetly something fishy.

My MPG since I have the car (-1500 km) is 28.7, but the best I had was 39.5 in a round trip Montréal - Toronto.

I've done the reset which I do after each fill up. I drive 90% highway and 10% city. Granted out here in So. Cal. the freeway speeds are bit higher, usually between 70-80MPH. Anything less than that, you get run off the road practically. Even with those speeds, I'd still expect to see at least 30MPG.
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