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I average about 37 on the highway going 80, so I can imagine that if i lower it I will get more out of it. but city I am in the 20 range. LA traffic will murder your gas tank.
 

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I've been averaging 43mpg. Good bit of city driving

The car currently NEEDs an oil/filter change, new spark plugs and the alternator is going bad which probably isn't help mpg.
 

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Last 2 road trips I got 37 and 38 MPG. Flow of traffic seemed to be about 70 MPH, and my speeds ranged from 65-80 MPH depending on the situation.

Lifetime average is now about 31 MPG.
 

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I'm 24-28 with heavy traffic and city driving. I also have some heavy as F 18 inch wheels that are not helping as well.
 

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Been getting 40+ mpgs lately doing a steady 64 mph for 30 miles.
it pays to slow down

keep up the good work

once I thought about it and how little of a difference it made in my commute I slowed down to 57mph. I only stay in the right hand lane on the hwy so I'm not in anyone's way. It added very little time to my trip and saves a good bit on fuel.
 

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What are the best tune up tips for the best results on mpg
Decent tires with Low Rolling Resistance technology, keeping the tires at the recommended inflation, proper wheel alignment, and timely oil changes are the easiest items as far as the car is concerned.

When winter approaches, I generally overinflate my tires slightly, because tire pressure drops with the fall of outside temperatures. A rule of thumb is a loss of 1 PSI for every decline of 10 degrees F or 5-6 C (if the temp goes up so does the tire PSI). Door sticker on my LX says recommended tire pressure is 32 PSI. So if it is 65 F outside, but I expect 30-40 F by Thanksgiving, I usually inflate to 3-4 PSI over, or 35-36 PSI now, falling to about 32 PSI in wintertime conditions.
 

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Decent tires with Low Rolling Resistance technology, keeping the tires at the recommended inflation, proper wheel alignment, and timely oil changes are the easiest items as far as the car is concerned.

When winter approaches, I generally overinflate my tires slightly, because tire pressure drops with the fall of outside temperatures. A rule of thumb is a loss of 1 PSI for every decline of 10 degrees F or 5-6 C (if the temp goes up so does the tire PSI). Door sticker on my LX says recommended tire pressure is 32 PSI. So if it is 65 F outside, but I expect 30-40 F by Thanksgiving, I usually inflate to 3-4 PSI over, or 35-36 PSI now, falling to about 32 PSI in wintertime conditions.
Also adding air to the tires when they are cold as opposed to when they're hot makes a difference.
 

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2 years later... still consistently getting about 31 MPG combined. About half my driving is highway, and the other half is mildly stop and go (local roads with some traffic lights and stop signs, typically no heavy traffic).
 

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During the summer: 27-30 MPG
During the winter: 26-28 MPG

Usually by the halfway mark I'll get around 300kms and by the last quarter of my tank I'd get 400-420kms before I fill up.
 
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