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Here's a place to track your fuel mileage so we can all compare and contrast. Figured one post per user, each user just continually edit the post to add data to.

Would like to stick to this format:

DATE OF FILLUP: xx.xx.xx
Comments: (optional)
CTY/HWY MIX %: xx/xx
VEHICLE MILEAGE: xx
MILES DRIVEN: xx
GALLONS: xx
MPG: xx



Here's mine so far.

Date: 10.13.08
Comments: typical in-town work commute.
Cty/Hwy Mix %: 95/5
Vehicle Miles: 7,271
Miles Driven: 141
Gallons: 5.32
MPG: 26.5


Date: 10.20.08
Comments: interstate trip 70mph.
Mix %: 3/97
Vehicle Miles: 7,542
Miles Driven: 271
Gallons: 10.32
MPG: 26.26
 

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I cannot understand how the gas suppliers control non-US car manufactures fuel economy?

I had an 89 Nissan P/U with the Z24 engine (factory w/8 plugs) and commonly calculated 35-40 MPG. Now, 20 years later with tech advancements, my 2009 Versa gets much less.

My current calculations average 29 MPG (driving like grandma) and 28 MPG (driving like speed racer). This is FAR from the window sticker of 31 (some get 36) as advertised.

I have less than 2000 on the clock and will keep better records for the future postings.

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I travel 25 miles to and from work daily, at highway speed (55-75) with the same results. Maybe the engine needs more miles¿

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12/11/2009
Type of driving: HWY
Mix %: 90HWY;10 city
Milage: 2300
Gallons: 10.258
Trip meter: 300.1
MPG: 29.34
Fuel type: 87oct wo/Eth @ $2.47
 

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i don't keep data, but i get about 27 in town driving like an @$$hole, and up to 38 on the highway if i keep it under 70. i've also towed a small trailer, with 3 mopeds on, and got near 35. i've got no complaints, coming from a 9mpg buick riviera and a 12mpg jeep
 

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I cannot understand how the gas suppliers control non-US car manufactures fuel economy?

I had an 89 Nissan P/U with the Z24 engine (factory w/8 plugs) and commonly calculated 35-40 MPG. Now, 20 years later with tech advancements, my 2009 Versa gets much less.

My current calculations average 29 MPG (driving like grandma) and 28 MPG (driving like speed racer). This is FAR from the window sticker of 31 (some get 36) as advertised.

I have less than 2000 on the clock and will keep better records for the future postings.

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I travel 25 miles to and from work daily, at highway speed (55-75) with the same results. Maybe the engine needs more miles¿

Its the government who wants to metal in everything, and its the emmision standards that keeps it down.
 

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So I have been trying to keep track, and just started recently.
So for example, on October 31, 2009 I put 39.78 Litres in the car, and the tank was 485 kms. So I take 485/39.78? That would give me 12.19 kms / litre. Is that how you do it?

If so, for the past four fillups (usually fill up once a week), I have averaged 12 kms/litre. Keep in mind, it's been very cold up here, so heat has been on all the time, and I have been doing about 80% city driving, and have the CVT transmission.
 

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So I have been trying to keep track, and just started recently.
So for example, on October 31, 2009 I put 39.78 Litres in the car, and the tank was 485 kms. So I take 485/39.78? That would give me 12.19 kms / litre. Is that how you do it?

If so, for the past four fillups (usually fill up once a week), I have averaged 12 kms/litre. Keep in mind, it's been very cold up here, so heat has been on all the time, and I have been doing about 80% city driving, and have the CVT transmission.
I did a google conversion and got 12.19 (kilometers per liter) = 28.6726577 miles per gallon. That is not bad for the conditions you posted.

I am yet to get under 34 us mpg in my 1.6. My lowest was 34mpg, my highest has been 41mpg and I average about 37mpg. I have a manual transmission though.
 

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Okay. So I did it right? Sweet!

Sounds like I'm getting the same then as everyone else. Ya I have the auto so that's probably why I'm not getting as good as you. And because I work in the city now a lot I have less commuting done on the highway (which I prefer). Oh well! I think it's still good :)
 

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Okay. So I did it right? Sweet!

Sounds like I'm getting the same then as everyone else. Ya I have the auto so that's probably why I'm not getting as good as you. And because I work in the city now a lot I have less commuting done on the highway (which I prefer). Oh well! I think it's still good :)
You have the CVT not the 4spd auto. The CVT's get really good gas mileage. Actually I think the newer CVT's 09+ get better mileage then manual transmissions.

The reason I get such great mpgs is because I do alot of highway driving, my car has a smaller engine and it weighs much less. I am about 75% highway. Ironically the lowest mileage I got was 100% highway, which doesn't make much sense. But it was through the mountains and the the little engine had to struggle to climb such steep grades.
 

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beat a crx today with a fart can and i bet i still got 24+mpgs.. anyway my last fill up was $27.00 for 10.9xx gallons and i got 342.7 miles on that tank. 31.44 mpgs isnt bad for about 50/50 city and highway
 

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beat a crx today with a fart can and i bet i still got 24+mpgs.. anyway my last fill up was $27.00 for 10.9xx gallons and i got 342.7 miles on that tank. 31.44 mpgs isnt bad for about 50/50 city and highway
He may have lost but while you were getting 24mpg he was getting 42 :). CRX FTMFW! You must have been racing an HF or auto DX because I would think a manual DX and an SI would but a whoopin on a Versa. I could be wrong though.

Yes it is, when 20 years ago japan cars (in the US) got better.
Back in the day cars were so much lighter and got way better mpg. Crash standards and emissions really screwed us over in that sense. But I guess were safer and our kids will have cleaner air to breath.
 

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He may have lost but while you were getting 24mpg he was getting 42 :). CRX FTMFW! You must have been racing an HF or auto DX because I would think a manual DX and an SI would but a whoopin on a Versa. I could be wrong though.



Back in the day cars were so much lighter and got way better mpg. Crash standards and emissions really screwed us over in that sense. But I guess were safer and our kids will have cleaner air to breath.
^lol true story. crx gas mileage is pretty great cause they are so little. i dont agree with emissions laws because there are many countries without them so our efforts are constantly being counter attacked. maybe im just bitter because my car should get better mpgs. bleh. :shrug:
 

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today we went on a lil trip i put 27.24 in it, so it came all the way up to the cap lol thats how i roll anyways we drove 230 miles and have almost half a tank but we where on a highway most of the time but im so happy with my v lol but idk the mpg from that but it did good
 
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