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Old 10-08-2008, 09:33 AM   #1
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Cool worst mpg you ever pulled with your focus

So i picked off the worst mpg ever with my focus today...20mpg, yep thats 20mpg haha and its not packin anything under the hood...we are talking stock 2002 zx3 auto. lol i guess too many speedy starts will give you that but its soo fun! haha. anyhow, i didnt see a thread like this off the go, so i decided to try it out. here is the question: what was the least economical your focus has been? (everyone)





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Old 10-08-2008, 09:44 AM   #2
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We had a friend get 17MPG out of a 2.0 Duratec once, but it was running HARD...I know guys that have gotten 12MPG on the racetrack.
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Old 10-08-2008, 09:54 AM   #3
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24.7 mpg vs a best mpg of 38.6 mpg

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Old 10-08-2008, 10:13 AM   #4
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20-21 is what I get with 2003 ZX5 with JRSC/BBK and 60lb injectors. I would do a tune-up, oil and tranny fluid change, and fuel and air filter change. Unless you have already done some of that.

BTW... a fully synthetic tranny fluid is a good choice. Your choice on the oil fluid, but I notice a difference for the better when using Mobil 1 synthetic, even before my JRSC.
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Old 10-08-2008, 10:58 AM   #5
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I get about 11-13 on the race track.
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Old 10-08-2008, 11:44 AM   #6
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My worst was 7 MPG on the race track.

However, around town I average 27.
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7?, Wow, that is impressive. I have a friend who raced a corvette for a while and was getting 3 MPG, but 7 out of a focus is pretty bad!
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Old 10-08-2008, 06:19 PM   #8
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got 16 in the city while i was in LA for school, less than a mile one way with 5 stop lights kills mpg's
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15 around town.. 98 degrees and 100% humidity in an SVT in stop and go traffic.. Now Im getting 22.. I love when I gets Cooler
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23 out of my usual 28 city, when I am dodging traffic all the time.
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