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Old 04-24-2011, 05:44 PM   #18
usapatriot
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Originally Posted by Deadeyedenny View Post
Bought my 2012 SE two weeks age. 28.5 MPG on a tank with half being highway miles. Right now I am not very happy. My display hasn't shown higher than 31 MPG in over 600 miles. 99% of all driving miles are suburb or highway driving.
I drive a 2009 SE Coupe and when I first got the car I got roughly 27MPG average with 75% highway and 25% city driving. Now that it's thoroughly broken in I am getting a solid 30MPG with the same kinds of driving. Although I could possibly get more if I didn't have such a lead foot.

My point, if you want good gas mileage you have to drive to achieve it as well as wait for your car to break-in. City driving kills MPG, if you're doing lots of it vs. highway driving, that explains it.
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