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Does your vehicle give the mentioned MPG?

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Duck-Bezos

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Dec 14, 2018

MPG - Miles per Gallon

My average is way lower than the mentioned one. If yes, please share your vehicle details!

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  • US Navy / ITBoonaki
    I drive like I'm at war with the other drivers, so my MPG is a bit less.
    Dec 14, 20182
    • RingCentral / Eng
      Duck-Bezos

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      Chill buddy! It is better late than never.
      Dec 14, 2018
    • US Navy / ITBoonaki
      Try driving nice in LA, that'll get you killed.
      Dec 14, 2018
  • New / Eng
    hYw82bsos

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    Yep. Keep in mind mpg is mostly highway. Not rush hour stop and go. You'll never hit the mpg if you live in or commute to a city.
    Dec 14, 20182
    • RingCentral / Eng
      Duck-Bezos

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      I understand that. But tell me this. If I drive at speed of 40-50 miles/hour it gives me to stated MPG but above that it just decreases my MPG significantly. On highways/freeways I cannot drive at 40-50.
      Dec 14, 2018
    • New / Eng
      hYw82bsos

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      Mpg is supposed to be at 55 mph. And yes highways are not set for speeds to optimize mpg.
      Dec 14, 2018
  • Microsoft BLTa65
    You will almost never get the MPG advertised as those are recorded under controlled conditions to maximize MPG for marketing
    Dec 14, 20180
  • Actually Accord’s advertised MPG is kind of real. I own a Honda Accord 2013 EX-L. The advertised MPG is 27/36 (city/highway). If there are not too many red lights then 27 is doable in the city. It’s easy to get to 36 on highway and I hit 39.9 one time on a trip to JFK from middle of the Long Island.
    Dec 14, 20180
  • Google Anongon
    Avoid braking often
    Dec 14, 20181
    • RingCentral / Eng
      Duck-Bezos

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      I brake when required!
      Dec 14, 2018
  • Intel / Engpleb
    Mine doesn't even show the mpg but seems pretty close to spec.

    As others said, optimum mpg is at a certain speed which I don't think is the same. Might depend on engine. Every other factor counts: load, road conditions, slope, air drag if window down. The engine's miles makes a big difference.
    Dec 15, 20180
  • Reddit ehwof7
    Look into hypermiling techniques and you will find what you seek
    Dec 14, 20180
  • AT&T / Eng
    DDM2K

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    Worse than the old MPG and better than the revised MPG
    Dec 14, 20180
  • Tableau Zero Cool
    YMMV
    Dec 14, 20180
  • Boeing / OpsAirbus
    American brands, Nissan, Subaru, Hyundai are notorious for inflated MPG. Honda tend to keep it real
    Dec 14, 20180

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