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Old 11-14-2012, 05:59 PM   #46
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My fuelly lifetime avg has been 8.2 l/100 km after about 19k mms. I do find that mileage suffers a lot in the city. I get around 9.5l in pure city driving during warm weather and hwy is about 6.5l going a bit above speed limit. I too was disappointed with this, but as someone mentioned, accelerating in the city really takes it toll on mileage. This is with a 5spd manual. A 6th OD gear would be useful on the hwy...
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