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Just turned 221 miles and gassed up. I got over 31 MPG with 2/3 highway 1/3 city and the highway speeds were between 65-75. I calculated my own mileage, didn't use the computer. Ive had 13 new cars and the mileage always was horrible for the first couple of tanks. This is the most fuel efficient car I've ever owned. I was hoping to get 20-25 until this car was broken in. Can't wait to see where it goes from here. We only have gas with 10% ethanol so mileage is always worse than if we had pure gas.
 

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For my 2014 Note, I have 22mpg for my first tank, regular driving style (all city), and 24mpg for second tank, driving like a grandma (20% highway). Am I doing something wrong here? :/
how many miles do you have so far on your Note?...also, you have the 5 speed manual dont you? cause most of the peope getting over 30mpg and 40mpg are one's that have the CVT transmission if i remember correctly

Edit: nevermind, i see that you have have SV from another post, regardless just keep an eye on it and if you continue to get that bad of fuel economy i would take it to the dealer and have them check it out...might be that the CVT needs to be recalibrated
 

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If I remember correctly, my first tank was just around 29 MPG calculated (30.5 MPG on the dash display) with almost 100% city. I did not see a big jump in FE as it broke-in. With such tight tolerances on current manufacturing processes, the effects of "break-in" is quite minimal.
 

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For my 2014 Note, I have 22mpg for my first tank, regular driving style (all city), and 24mpg for second tank, driving like a grandma (20% highway). Am I doing something wrong here? :/
Put the E-brake down because that is the only way your car is getting such crappy gas mileage :grin

With these lighter cars and newer HR16DE engine I figured you all would be doing much better. I have the older HR16DE and my car is 1-200lbs heavier and I have never gotten less than 32mpg ever.

Wondering if the newer style engines just aren't as efficient.
 

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Our Note has been good out of the box, first five tanks; 36.1, 37.1, 35.1, 36.3, and 37.8 (all hand-calculated). Overall MPG is 36.5. City 10-25%/ Highway 90-75%. Expect it to stay at this level since summer will have heavy A/C usage.
 

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The first tank always seems to be up there. When I bought mine back in 2011 I could of sworn that I went like two weeks without having to refill. Then I thought about all the days I didn't go to work on those two weeks lol. All in all these little things are very good on gas, for the most part anyways.
 

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I drive about 90% highway. I also use the cruise control religiously. I've noticed my MPG still varies a few points depending on the wind direction and even if I'm in a pack (drafting) or a lone car. I hate following other cars due to potential rocks/debris but see a big difference because of that. Anywhere from 3 to 4 mpg (per the dash estimator). I also saw a slight improvement post my first oil change at 3500 miles.

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I don't do enough city driving consistently to actually hand calculate my city MPG. I often use my Cruise Control on longer roads in the city also, and my dash estimated MPG at high 40's consistently. Is this typical?
 

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I drive about 90% highway. I also use the cruise control religiously. I've noticed my MPG still varies a few points depending on the wind direction and even if I'm in a pack (drafting) or a lone car. I hate following other cars due to potential rocks/debris but see a big difference because of that. Anywhere from 3 to 4 mpg (per the dash estimator). I also saw a slight improvement post my first oil change at 3500 miles.

QUESTION:
I don't do enough city driving consistently to actually hand calculate my city MPG. I often use my Cruise Control on longer roads in the city also, and my dash estimated MPG at high 40's consistently. Is this typical?
pretty typical, yes...i have hand calculated my city mileage before and i can usually manage a consistent 32-33mpg if i drive it gently, but more often just driving normal i can manage around 30-31mpg
 
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