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Old 12-19-2012, 06:20 AM   #51
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If you live in the mountains, you cant expect 40mpg
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:49 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by Some Guy From NY View Post
What! 42mpg?

I see you live in Easton Pa...I am back and forth from that area to nyc all the time. Today I will be driving passed easton, Taking I-78 to rt 33 to rt 209. I have had my car almost a year and have made that trip dozens of times, at 65-75mph...and my mileage is horrible. 30-33mpg max.

Which is horrible in my opinion.

The only time I ever got "good" mileage was driving from NY to Rhode Island...at sea level...doing 70-75mph...I got 37mpg.
Oh snap I live right by where 33 hits 78 Lol
Honestly I was getting like 35 or so before I installed my scangauge, I usually take 78 to 309, and I stay slow and steady. Driving like a grandma and leaving 10 minutes early helps Lol

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Old 12-19-2012, 03:15 PM   #53
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I've averaged around 38 but have seen over 40 many of times

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Old 12-19-2012, 08:28 PM   #54
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Old 12-20-2012, 08:13 AM   #55
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Fairly hilly east Texas interstate, 87 octane, and 1k miles on the ticker, I've noticed that ambient temperature makes a huge difference:

@60+ degrees Farenheit
65mph - 39~ mpg
70mph - 35~ mpg

@30* Farenheit
65mph - 33mpg
70mph - 29mpg

70mph with 15mph headwind and 40mph gusts, 28~mpg (this morning, was freaking fabulous. Went from 34.0 mpg on the readout with 100 miles on the tank to 31.5 after 30 additional miles. :( )
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Old 12-26-2012, 01:08 PM   #56
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Guessing 70 for temp, on a ~45 mile trip from Santa Clarita, CA to Anaheim, CA (went to Disneyland), after resetting the MPG counter while turning onto the onramp, I got ~54mpg until I hit the 5/10/60/101 mess (I think.. couldve sworn what I was thinking of was further, but maybe not.. terrible memory). After some stop and go traffic I ended the trip at ~45 mpg. On the way home, I averaged high 30s. Both ways I typically stuck to the speed limit, which ranges from 55 to 70, though occasionally hit 80. This is going by the car, not hand calculated figures. Get these pretty consistently. No cruise control used.

Ill have to figure out what I get when I take my 1400 mile trip from CA to TX in the spring.
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:56 PM   #57
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I got my lowest yet yesterday. 5.7L/100km. Cruise on, took a liesure drive. 106km/hr was my max speed. 80km/hr was my slowest.
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:15 AM   #58
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Yesterday, took my first road trip with the family in our new 2012 SEL with 6 speed dual clutch transmission. Had the cruise set to 65 mph, no wind, outside temp at 46 degrees. Got 38.3 mpg on the freeway on my 222 mile trip. Now waiting for the K&N drop-in filter to arrive today. I'll see if that will make a difference on the gas mileage.
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:40 PM   #59
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Average 41 mpg on highway 70mph cruise from VA to FL.....Automatic though
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:33 AM   #60
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So far I have 2,700 miles on my Focus Ti and and the best so far I've gotten is 28MPG (HIGHWAY). That sucks! How long before you guys started to see improvement? ie....30+MPG
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