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Old 02-20-2013, 09:43 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Some Guy From NY View Post
Some people are also getting horrible mileage with the DCT. It really varies from owner to owner.

Some people report getting over the rated mpg- I as a DCT owner am getting well BELOW the rated mpg for both city & highway.(don't blame winter blend fuel, I never got good mileage even in the spring/summer.)

Seriously, save yourself the headache and go with the 5speed and never look back.
It is hit or miss, im getting around the epa estimates with my 5spd, but in general the DCT gets better MPGs
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