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Old 02-21-2008, 01:44 PM   #1
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Shape of the gas tank

So this is the first time I filled up my Focus so I'm not sure how quick the gas gauge should be going down. From previous vehicles I've seen that depending on the shape of the tank the last 1/4 might go very fast, or the top 1/4 goes fast, etc.

So I'm not sure if this is normal or not. I've been driving very easy and it went from full to 3/4 in about 100 km (62 miles). Normal?


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Old 02-21-2008, 01:46 PM   #2
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my dads 03 zx5 does that, all city driving though. i get about 150 per quarter tank for city.
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Mines the same. First 1/4 drops fast. I go 50 miles or so to 3/4.
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Mine is exact opposite. Once mine if filled, it'll stay at completely full for over 50 miles, then drops the same all the way through.
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i go about 100 miles my first 1/4. then 40 to 1/2. then if i drive soft i can get about 400 to a tank or if i drive hard ill only squeeze out 300
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on my old SE i would get almost 110 miles till 3/4. on my SVT I get around 60-75 miles till 3/4
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