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Old 06-22-2007, 06:31 AM   #1
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Gas Mileage

Just got a 05...it's all stock except for bigger tires...not much bigger though.
Checked mileage on the first tank of gas and got 16 miles to the gallon.
Does that sound about right?
From what I have read and heard that sounds about normal...just wanted to check with you guys.
Anything I can do to get it a little better?
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Old 06-22-2007, 11:22 AM   #2
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yup sounds normal

you can get smaller tires, besides that its ALL about how you drive,

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Old 06-22-2007, 11:25 AM   #3
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i don't know if it's abnormal or not but mine gets better than 17 in the city and about 22 on the highway. maybe mine is a freak of nature, i don't know.
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You prolly have 3.07 gears, and a 5 spd my98tj.

My rubi pulls 16.5-18 with 4.11s, 6 spd, and 31s.

You might get a couple extra mpg by changing your driving habbits, but your doing good imho.
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Old 06-22-2007, 12:40 PM   #5
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i see the forst time that you count your fuel consumption in "miles per gallon". here wo count it in "liters per 100 kilometers".
every day i learn something new...
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hmm i wonder what the conversion on that is?
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Old 06-22-2007, 12:46 PM   #7
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i have a 5 spd and 3.73's.
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hmm i wonder what the conversion on that is?
1 mile = 1,609344 kilometer
1 gallon = 3,7854118 liter

that´s all you need if you want to convert it.


EDIT: found a good converter for that: http://www.chevelles.de/de/miscellan...alculator.html

i have 11.5 m.p.g.
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so u actually want your l/100km to be lower, interesting
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so u actually want your l/100km to be lower, interesting
that is logical:

US: distance / amount = the higher the better

EU: amount / distance = the lower the better

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