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Old 10-18-2012, 10:46 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by rambleon84 View Post
Interesting that the ST is rated at higher mpg than the mazda and gti but in Road and Track's latest head to head comparison it ranked worst on their observed mpg. Pretty crazy that the mpg of this ST is just about what I see on my N/A '07...
Millage is a relative number it really depend on how you drive the car. I typically see 30mpg average, my car has 27mpg over it lifetime that about 3900 miles right now. But I have also gotten 12mpg in the car when I had it on the track, so if you are in the gas a lot yes the millage will suck if you stay out of itís pretty dam good.

Wonderful thing about the st and Iím sure the other cars is there still small and good handling cars so you can drive it like a momentum car but you donít have to been in the gas hard.
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