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Max Capacity 02-04-2013 06:31 AM

another gas mileage thread
 
Yesterday I filled the wagon in Ludlow VT, then drove home, 153miles. The first 23 miles are state roads with a speed limit of 50mph except for the town of Chester VT. From the exit in CT to the house is about 5 miles.

On the highway the cruise was set at 75-78mph most of the way. I kept checking the dash readout, Yes I know it's optimistic by about one mpg.

It read 27.0 mpg when we got home. I didn't think the car would get that mileage with the hp it makes going that fast.

Pretty happy with that.

SCASEYS 02-04-2013 01:16 PM

^you drive like an ASSHAT
I get 19ish on Stage 3 setup

robitrice 02-04-2013 01:54 PM

im getting like 20-22 during the winter but its short trips and no highway at all.....i would easily get 25+ on the highway with my stage 3 setup

rob-2 02-04-2013 02:25 PM

At 85mph through the mountains I'll get 23mpg on stage 1 ACN and about 24mpg on the Eco tune.

06silvarubiLGT 02-04-2013 02:27 PM

Read-out says Im at 22.9, basic cobb stg1, loosing compression as we speak:bbq:

Nrw 02-04-2013 02:39 PM

18-19mpg 90% city/back road. StageDouche

Max Capacity 02-04-2013 02:56 PM

Oh yea, it's all has to do with the highway miles. If I only drove the car on back roads I'm sure it would be down in the lower 20's.

It's hard to keep my foot out of it...

Nrw 02-04-2013 03:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Max Capacity (Post 4277899)
Oh yea, it's all has to do with the highway miles. If I only drove the car on back roads I'm sure it would be down in the lower 20's.

It's hard to keep my foot out of it...


Yea my foot is always in it :lol:

Island Style 02-04-2013 03:12 PM

Driving on Oahu is a lot of stop and go traffic along with going over the mountain everyday for me (Kaneohe - Honolulu and back)

Son's 05 Forester XT (4eat) with a tune and VF-39 gets 22mpg consistently...more if I do mostly highway (240hp/243tq) on Dyno
My 05 Legacy GT (6sp) with a tune and FP HTA Green gets about 20mpg (420hp/422tq) on Dyno
Wife's 2011 CRV gets about 22mpg...

I attribute the mileage to Jarrad of PDXTuning...he really knows how to tune our Subaru's.

I don't get on the Legacy much as it really goes too fast...but the Forester gets driven in a spirited way often.

Pretty happy with both cars...especially since 92oct here is currently $4.12/gal. How many cars do you know that put down the power our Suby's do and still get in the 20mpg+ combined...not many.

Nolmers06LGT 02-05-2013 02:40 PM

Drove about 70 miles before the stations switched to the winter blend- got 27.5mpg STG1. I'm STG2 now and I average about 20mpg all city.

rob-2 02-05-2013 03:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Island Style (Post 4277943)
Driving on Oahu is a lot of stop and go traffic along with going over the mountain everyday for me (Kaneohe - Honolulu and back)

Son's 05 Forester XT (4eat) with a tune and VF-39 gets 22mpg consistently...more if I do mostly highway (240hp/243tq) on Dyno
My 05 Legacy GT (6sp) with a tune and FP HTA Green gets about 20mpg (420hp/422tq) on Dyno
Wife's 2011 CRV gets about 22mpg...

I attribute the mileage to Jarrad of PDXTuning...he really knows how to tune our Subaru's.

I don't get on the Legacy much as it really goes too fast...but the Forester gets driven in a spirited way often.

Pretty happy with both cars...especially since 92oct here is currently $4.12/gal. How many cars do you know that put down the power our Suby's do and still get in the 20mpg+ combined...not many.

Can't figure why they dropped the turbo for the 3.6. Both get the same MPG. 3.6 6 cannot be tuned. Oh well.

You're right, not many 400hp factory cars getting better MPG. I think it's possible though, Ford is developing alot of small motor turbo cars. Should be a matter of time :)

I wonder if the Kia Optima can be tweaked for more power. It puts out decent power and gets 34mpg.

baci 02-07-2013 12:16 PM

I average about 19.5 with half highway half stop and go. When I was driving more highway I was able to get 20 avg. Not much higher than that ever, even when I "try" not to mash on the pedal. IE drove it in intelligent mode and pretty conservative with the throttle.


Do the LGT 5MT just get better gas mileage than the spec's?

SCASEYS 02-08-2013 09:12 AM

^ you just posted about smoking an Evo?


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