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View Poll Results: What MPG are you getting on your Duratec?
Under 20MPG 11 2.78%
20-22MPG 31 7.83%
22-24MPG 45 11.36%
24-26MPG 65 16.41%
26-28MPG 70 17.68%
28-30MPG 100 25.25%
30+ MPG 94 23.74%
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Old 05-15-2008, 08:46 AM   #161
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06 ST w/ 32k, i usually average right around 29-30mpg

the most i've ever saw from it was 33mpg on my drive back from Washington @ 75mph
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:59 PM   #162
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I bought my 2003 ZX3 about 6 weeks ago. It has 90,000 miles and runs great. I live in Sacramento California and took a trip up to South Shore Lake Tahoe and got 38 miles to the gallon. I average 33 on the freeway and 26 around town.

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Old 05-22-2008, 05:23 PM   #163
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27-28 mpg in town with a lead foot... don't really drive much on the freeway
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Old 05-24-2008, 11:18 AM   #164
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last fillup calculated out to 25mpg. Usually I run 27-28

I flat-foot it a lot, and sticky tires do not help

the car is a 5spd '03 cali emissions PZEV sedan with 78k+ miles on it
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Old 05-27-2008, 08:01 PM   #165
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Old 06-22-2008, 08:22 PM   #166
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34.5 mpg mostly highway 65mph. 2.3 duratec 5 spd with Cosworth CAI. Tires @ 40 psi.
Using my scangauge to help drive economically. I used to get 29 winter 31 summer...

UPDATE - June/ July 2008 - consistently getting 36-38 mpg over the last three tank fill-ups.

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Old 06-22-2008, 09:02 PM   #167
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Summertime it seems to be around 30, no matter how I drive. No long road trips yet though
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Old 06-22-2008, 09:29 PM   #168
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2001 zx3 Manual 220,000 miles.
Special crank pulley, cold air intake, lighter wheels, bigger tires, lowered springs, AM dampers, mostly all highway miles.
never over 64MPH nets me 38MPG
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^^ you do not have a duratec, why are you posting here?
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lets put it this way, after building my car cosworth-style and then getting it dyno-tuned by Tom I got 28 mpg on the way home...not bad

I'm at 59xxx miles now and i get 23 in the city and 28 on the highway

can't complain

although even with stock i never broke 29.99999 mpg...woulda thought with a 4 banger i woulda gotten 30something...oh well
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