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Old 01-04-2013, 02:26 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by revhigh View Post
So far my display is hovering about 35 and change MPG with about 25% highway and the rest rural driving. At 2100 RPM at 70 MPH I have no doubt it will get 40 or so on the highway, which is what I require due to the amount of driving that I do. From what I remember, at 70 MPH, my 5 speed Focus was taching about 3000.
It finally hit 40 mpg on a 150 mile trip the other day in my Focus with the 6 spd DCT. At 70 mph, it's well below 3k rpm. Maybe it was only the 5 speeds that rev'd so high since it lacked a 6th gear.
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