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Old 11-10-2012, 04:50 PM   #2
cobie56
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Originally Posted by Darth_Focus View Post
I've got 3400 kilometers on a 2012 Ti hatch and I must say I'm far more than dissapointed in the mileage I'm getting. It's actually atrocious. I understand the driving style effects mileage...yadda...yadda..yadda, but the sticker says 7.3 L/per 100 KM city and I'm flirting with 11 L/100. 10.8 to be precise. Thats F-150 V8 territory. I don't drive like miss Daisy but I don't drive like The Bandit either. I know 7.3 is a perfect world but I'd expect something close to that albeit a little more. I'm lucky to get 400 kilometers to a tank with 150 of that on the highway. I got rid of a car in part to fuel mileage only to end up with the same thing, but with payments again. Its the DCT and it runs great and is a joy to drive mind you, but this mileage is really not sitting well with me.
i hear alot of folks complain about the mileage on their Ti but for some reason, not so many who own other models... my sister has a Ti and drives almost 100% city (greater NY) and gets 23-25 mpg consistently.. I have an SEL and drive mostly suburban and get EPA advertised mileage, usually upper 20s city ('cept in dead of winter when it's in the 23-24 range) and 39-42 hwy (slightly over legal limits) and avg 30 overall.. so im happy...
i've not idea why, discounting driving style and terrain that folks get such wildly differing mileage.
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