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Old 05-05-2011, 02:01 AM   #11
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My 2009 Fit had an issue of calculating MPG as well. It would overestimate the MPG by about 6 MPG every tank. About 8 months after I got it, Honda issued a software update to fix it. The dealer had no clue about it, but I showed them the Technical Service Bulletin from Honda, and they ran the update while it was in for an oil change. After that, the MPG indicator has been right on, always within about .2 of my calculated average.

So it seems like there may definitely a problem with the MPG math, but hopefully after Ford has had some time they can issue an update to fix the issue.
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:16 AM   #12
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Does this effect the "Miles to E" read out? Is this number to be trusted if there are problems with it calculating the average mpg??
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:31 AM   #13
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Hmmm, I found all kinds of settings/displays on the display between the speedometer and tachometer but could not find a MPG display. Could you describe what the menu directory is to get to it?

I'm sure it is there, but I went through every menu and sub-menu three times and still could not find it.
When you have the center screen (between the guages) set to Trip 1, you can use the left steering wheel stalk to scroll down through the choices, which on my SE are:

Trip Odometer
Trip Timer
Distance to Empty
Average MPG's


The number displayed was just about 2 MPG's less than what I calculated as actual.
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Does this effect the "Miles to E" read out? Is this number to be trusted if there are problems with it calculating the average mpg??
No it doesn't. It uses the average of many tankfulls to calculate Miles to E.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:50 AM   #15
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I hear ypu Prefurbia

I bought the SE a month ago. My trip shows within .1 of what I am getting when calculating my mileage at the pump. I have driven mine for 940 miles and I only get 26.9 MPG. About 250 of the 940 miles were all highway and the rest were about 95% suburban with little stop and go. 26.9 MPG for a car they claim 28/38 is awful. It's back to the dealer for the second time and I am waiting for a fix. I also have the trans shifting wierd at low speeds and the car seems to almost have an EGR problem.
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Old 05-11-2011, 11:19 AM   #16
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I have a 5-Speed Manual 2012 SE model. My guage says I average about 33.2 mpg, so I'm pretty happy with that considering it supposedly gets 36 at best. I drive about 80% freeway at about 70 mph.

I did do a test of driving delicately around 65 mph just on the freeway for about 10 miles, and the mpg average was around 39. The quickly went down after i exited and drove the back roads.
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I hear ypu Prefurbia

I bought the SE a month ago. My trip shows within .1 of what I am getting when calculating my mileage at the pump. I have driven mine for 940 miles and I only get 26.9 MPG. About 250 of the 940 miles were all highway and the rest were about 95% suburban with little stop and go. 26.9 MPG for a car they claim 28/38 is awful. It's back to the dealer for the second time and I am waiting for a fix. I also have the trans shifting wierd at low speeds and the car seems to almost have an EGR problem.


Posted via FF Mobile Really thats not. Your off 2mpg from the epa estimates. Depending on your driving habits its going vary. Also how long do you let your car warm up for? Rush tothe store is going to net you lower mpgs. And your barely broken in it at, wait...your mileage will go up substantially over time, trust me. Also whats wrong with the trans? I hear a bunch of people complain and think it has a problem, but its really just them not used to the dual clutch and everythings normal.

If your still getting the same mileage in say like 5k miles, and youve tried all different driving styles, then id say you have a problem.
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:49 AM   #18
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There is no instant MPG option on the screen (a bummer). Instead you get a ridiculous eco-coach that displays flowers/leaves that grow based on anticipation and something else that isn't coming to mind.

The average MPGs can be reset for trip 1 or trip 2 and track the consumption for that trip (1 or 2, not litterally a single trip in the car). I left one trip (2) tracking since I got the car and reset the other (1) every time I fill up. The average displayed is actually less than what I'm getting (Titanium 4-door): 33.1 displayed, 34.2 actual. That's with 70% highway (75mph+), 30% rural/suburban (50+ w/ many stop signs). Can't complain! Previous Fusion Sport was getting 19 on a good day.

EDIT: The biggest concern isn't the mileage for me, it's the tiny gas tank. Really wish they had put at least 15 gal in this (it's listed as 12.4). Even my old 2002 Jetta had a 14.5 gal tank. Great mileage would be even better with great range...
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:52 AM   #19
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Keep in mind that more weight (gallons) means worse mileage, too!
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Old 05-13-2011, 08:43 AM   #20
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The MPG readout is under the Trip Mileage screen. I couldn't find it either on my test drive and the dealer finally did find it.
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