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Old 03-10-2013, 09:42 PM   #81
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I've seen higher than this but finally decided to take a picture. I recently took a trip to Georgia and got more than 40 mpg on several tankfuls, calculated not just on the display.

Tried to share a pic but no go. I'll have to work on that. It says 422 miles to go.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:46 PM   #82
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Drove from northern to southern california, 460 mile trip, DTE still said 27, filling up was 11.9 gal.
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Old 03-27-2013, 02:29 PM   #83
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I tried my Best to make 500 Miles on a single tank....






BUT I completely failed ahaha
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Old 03-27-2013, 03:05 PM   #84
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I tried my Best to make 500 Miles on a single tank....
OUCH! So close! LOL!!!
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:38 PM   #85
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Good try, though. Hope you had that can of gas with you!
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:16 PM   #86
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Here we go, another mileage thread.. I've been on lots of auto forums over the years and when I see one of these pop up, I just smile.. There are invariably wild fluctuations in mileage posted, though most posts are in the range of average.

Correct (on the high side) tire pressure makes a big difference. Keeping the speed (engine rpms) down, anticipating stops, easy acceleration, etc. are some of the best things that can be done to ensure the best economy. A stiff tailwind, or headwind makes a huge difference in what can be achieved.

I recently saw 410.78 mpg. (projected to the full tank) on an 11.973 fill for a 390 mile trip. Just over 3000 miles on my 2013 hatch. Not quite the range and mileage of my 2005 Passat TDI, but not bad.

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Old 03-27-2013, 11:27 PM   #87
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Drove up to Bellingham, WA last month for leave... That's close to 1400 miles, filled up 4 times, and drove for a week before filling up again. Gotta love cruise control.

On the way back, in Oregon, we took highway 199 to get from I 5 to highway 101. That made me fill up 5 times, but damn was it worth it. Nothing but curves!

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Old 05-25-2013, 02:25 PM   #88
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400 is easy for me. We'll see if I end up with over 500 for this tank.



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Old 05-25-2013, 06:22 PM   #89
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I agree that 400 miles to e is easy to get. I have had at most ~440 miles to e on a prior fuel-up

I had this awhile back.


This is where I am sitting now. It has ~15 miles on the take so far.
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:11 PM   #90
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Manual and roof racks..I won't be joininf this club anytime soon.
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