Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum - View Single Post - Break in period and fuel economy
View Single Post
Old 10-03-2012, 06:35 PM   #9
Focus Fanatic
Elizabeth's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 89280
Location: SouthEast, WI
What I Drive: '12 Yellow Focus SE stick, 17"rims

Posts: 2,888
FF Reputation: 15 Elizabeth Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by Berlin Bill View Post
That does sound good, Elizabeth. And I'll bet you also have a soft touch on the gas pedal when you do have to have to return to speed. That seems to make a big difference in the cars I drive.
Yes. i just barely press down on the gas pedal, and shift at 2,000rpm 90% 0f the time. So i am in 5th gear at 32mph.
An occasional freeway ramp with a heavy throttle and zooming hard up the 65 does not seem to harm MPGs at all.
Elizabeth is offline  
    Reply With Quote