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      05-08-2013, 08:44 PM   #1
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Fuel Range on full tank

I seem to be hitting the reserve now at 175 or so...and never get more than 210. I don't recall my 08 having this limited range.

I commute at 40-60 mph daily, and the mpg says 16.9, but based on my last fill-up I am really below 15 mpg.

What are you all getting?
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      05-08-2013, 09:00 PM   #2
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Commute speed averages 70-80 mph and I get about 265 out of a tank.........Phil
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I usually fill up at around 265 with the indicator saying I have around 30 miles left to go. My computer says I average 18.9, which is pretty much dead on.
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      05-08-2013, 09:33 PM   #4
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With a full tank I just about get out of my driveway...
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      05-08-2013, 09:37 PM   #5
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I usually do between 260 and 285 miles per tank with a low of 236 and a high of 321. My actual fuel economy has averaged 18.3 MPG. The computer has always reported ~1 MPG higher than actual.
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      05-08-2013, 09:38 PM   #6
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I usually have to fill up around 200miles showing 15.2mpg
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      05-08-2013, 09:48 PM   #7
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I do around 300 miles per tank and computer reads 21mpg but it is really around 19mpg
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      05-08-2013, 10:07 PM   #8
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With a full tank I just about get out of my driveway...
i too also commute on a Saturn V rocket.

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      05-08-2013, 10:11 PM   #9
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About 265 18.5mpg
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      05-08-2013, 10:15 PM   #10
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did you know when you hit the "power" button, you're basically doing a fuel dump:

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      05-08-2013, 10:18 PM   #11
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I also get about 175-190 miles a tank. I only do city driving and do have the power button on all the time.... 14.5 mpg
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      05-08-2013, 11:13 PM   #12
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So far I'm re-fueling at around 250 miles with about a quarter tank left. Computer says I'm getting right at 19 MPG. I'm still under 1k miles so nothing above 5.5k rpm yet. I expect MPG to drop very soon.
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      05-08-2013, 11:44 PM   #13
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I get around 340 a tank... Don't know how lol
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      05-08-2013, 11:56 PM   #14
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Always right around 200 miles for me.
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      05-08-2013, 11:58 PM   #15
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      05-09-2013, 12:00 AM   #16
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I usually have to fill up around 200miles showing 15.2mpg
I'm about the same--filling up around 190-200 miles, with 20-30 miles to empty (approximately 75% city, 25% highway).

On the track, I estimate I'm getting around 5 mpg (although the digital display won't read any lower than 6.0 mpg). Next full track day, I'll have to remember to measure it more accurately.
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      05-09-2013, 12:04 AM   #17
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the most ive gotten is 160 and i usually get around 120 a tank. between 8-10 mpg
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      05-09-2013, 12:10 AM   #18
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I get around 215-235. Computer says 19.2MPG, which is downright wrong. Maybe 17.2 mpg for real.
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I get around 340 a tank... Don't know how lol
Are you serious? I got 16 mpg and 240-260 miles between fuel up.
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      05-09-2013, 01:14 AM   #20
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I get around 340 a tank... Don't know how lol
Thats impossible! just be serious. I never do highway, just city and light comes on around 200 miles.
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      05-09-2013, 01:24 AM   #21
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My actual fuel economy has averaged 18.3 MPG.
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      05-09-2013, 01:33 AM   #22
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My last tank i got 277 and the DTE still showed 30 more miles of range i averaged about 18.5 MPG. My commute has little stop lights so that helps a lot.
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