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Old 11-16-2012, 12:21 PM   #94
HuskerFocus
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Originally Posted by TiPilot View Post
Just curious... do you usually set the car on cruise and, if so, how fast?

My best mileage has been on two long highway trips.

#1 - all highway, cruise at 65 MPH, possibly slight tailwind, premium 93 octane, 45.0 MPG over 486 miles

#2 - highway and country roads, cruise between 55-65 MPH, not sure on winds, premium 93 octane, 41.8 MPG over 492 miles
And I just thought of something else, because a friend did this for a while without noticing... do you drive in S or D? S will only go up to the 5th gear, and kill some MPGs. Often times I'll drive in S in city, but shift to D for long stretches to take advantage of the 6th gear.
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