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Old 09-04-2012, 04:39 PM   #1171
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i only have 500 miles on my focus. most are stop and go in town. i'm averaging 25-26mpg which is twice as much as my tundra.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:58 PM   #1172
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Posted before getting 22mpg combined. Finally did long highway trip and reset computer every time I switched from city to highway (after deducing that my computer is pretty accurate). I AVERAGED 38 highway, over 200 miles. yay, my 2012 Focus isn't entirely broken, but side-street/city jaunts average like 19mpg -- that's what has been pulling my combined down.
I think this should help diagnose the problem? I use very little A/C, trying to stay in lower end of higher gear, etc.
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Old 09-05-2012, 12:24 PM   #1173
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I just bought a 2012 Focus SE with Winter Package and Sync. Loving it so far, after one week and about 1/2 tank of gas, it saying my average is 30mpg. This is on hilly mountain terrain, mostly city driving, about 1/4 interstate.

I have the manual Tranny, not sure if that will make a difference, it's not rated any differently.

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Old 09-05-2012, 01:12 PM   #1174
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Posted before getting 22mpg combined. Finally did long highway trip and reset computer every time I switched from city to highway (after deducing that my computer is pretty accurate). I AVERAGED 38 highway, over 200 miles. yay, my 2012 Focus isn't entirely broken, but side-street/city jaunts average like 19mpg -- that's what has been pulling my combined down.
I think this should help diagnose the problem? I use very little A/C, trying to stay in lower end of higher gear, etc.
Good to hear you followed the suggestion and got the predicted results. So the answer is simply that you have a particularly severe city commute.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:06 PM   #1175
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So the answer is simply that you have a particularly severe city commute.
Well, just a quiet little suburb area and a not-very-busy business district. I avoid any rush hour stuff. I got the posted EPA in my Saab, driving around same area.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:10 PM   #1176
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http://www.fuelly.com/driver/nels/focus

The car is my wife's daily driver, and she is not a fanatic about mpg, but she does have a job which puts her on the road quite a bit. Lately she is driving about a 65 mile commute to work (each way). As I post this, the car is still quite new, and should improve after a good break-in period. I will keep the data current so the link will be useful for future reference.

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Old 09-05-2012, 02:39 PM   #1177
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Well, just a quiet little suburb area and a not-very-busy business district. I avoid any rush hour stuff. I got the posted EPA in my Saab, driving around same area.
Yeah that is a bit of a puzzler. But I bet your 38mpg on the highway blows the Saab away. Gotta take the bad with the good.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:53 PM   #1178
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man you guys are getting some amazing mileage. i'm at 2400kms so far on my car, averaging 9L/100kms with a mix of city highway. i'd say 70% city 30% highway.

that works out to 20-21 mpg. my tires are at 34psi and i'm using shell 91.
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Old 09-05-2012, 04:26 PM   #1179
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I have a sel sedan automatic. i only used one tank on second one seemed to get 26mpg but im in socal and drive on the 405 fwy every morning in traffic... roughly 1 hr to go 25 miles each way sucks balls... i only have about 300 miles on it though. should get better im assuming or hoping...? but this is my first fill up away from dealership.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:50 PM   #1180
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I'm getting 30 MPG pure city driving it easy, 25MPG when I drive it more aggressively. Highway is 40 mpg @ 70 mph of course this changes depending on weather the A/C is on or off. I have about 32,000 Km on it now.
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