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Old 12-08-2012, 03:41 PM   #1272
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Originally Posted by Cfcastro View Post
ive been getting about 27. but most of my commute is freeway... i dont get it... my 2006 mitsubishi eclipse (2.4L) would get 26 and my 2010 scion xb got 28.... the both are rated with lower mgps if im not mistaken and the focus is lighter, smaller engine, and aerodynamic... what gives?
Titanium is a tad heavier than SE's so maybe its hurting it, but even if it were the case thats a bit drastic.

IMO the real reason you are only seeing 27 is how much your on the gas. If you are wafting along the highway at 70 but maintaining that speed with a consistent push on the gas, mileage will suffer. If you get into the driving habit of building speed and coasting, you will see much better figures. Dont hit the gas unless your at an incline and if you do hit the gas be easy.

Also if you are doing more than 65 you will see mileage decline. It takes much more gas to maintain 70+ mph
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