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Old 03-19-2012, 09:02 AM   #31
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30mpg sounds like an average number.. probably doesnt help that i have a lead foot time to time.. next time i fill up im going to drive a lot more fluidly, rather then on and off the gas. also how many of you have cruise control, and how many use it for their daily drive? i do not have it, so i wanna know where i stack up with those who do. also i should mention i have no engine mods. All i have done is change the oil to full synthetic and replaced my air filter less then 5k miles ago
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:40 AM   #32
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last fillup i had I did the math and got 32.6mpg. Id say 75% highway driving on lightweight 15"wheels w/snow tires. Stock SES wheels are going back on this week so I am expecting to lose 1-2 mpg

Far as mods go I am 100% stock with 5 speed manual trans and I shift ~3000-3500 rpms with the occasional 5-6000 rpm shift while merging on to the highway. Average speed on highway is 75-80mph
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Old 03-19-2012, 11:01 AM   #33
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The 5 speed with 15'' wheels (the 16s and 17s have different gear ratios) gets is BEST mileage between 35 and 45 mph. On a flat road, I set the cruise for a few miles at speeds of 35, 40 and 45 ... 35 and 40 I was getting 50 on the display.
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:45 PM   #34
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Last tank I went 399 miles (gauge said 16 miles to go when I got gas). I bought 11.8 gallons to fill up. Should be 33.8 mpg. I drive 56 miles one way to work. 95% of it at 75mph. When I do make short trips for lunch or whatever, I drive it pretty hard.
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Old 03-22-2012, 08:52 AM   #35
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Just took a trip from CLT to ATL. Filled up right before the trip, got 37MPG!! i know it was pretty much ALL Highway but man i take that anyday.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:02 AM   #36
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Lulz when I see "Just took a trip from CLT to ATL" I immediatly thought from CTRL key to ALT key.... I suck
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Lulz when I see "Just took a trip from CLT to ATL" I immediatly thought from CTRL key to ALT key.... I suck
Dont feel bad dude. as a Computer information systems major and being a geek i also thought of it as i read it the first time(=
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Alright well as long as I wasn't the only one..... I am a geek as well . My GF loves it!
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Alright well as long as I wasn't the only one..... I am a geek as well . My GF loves it!
Same here Broski! haha She says her inner geek and real self can come out around me haha she's rockin a pink transformers logo on her laptop now(=
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so i just saw this, but my focus doesnt tell me how many miles/km till empty... is this just with the 08? also, my gauge cluster is all black, and lights up red/blue... its not white like the one in the picture? also just filled up tonight, will report back on thursday with my mileage.
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