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Old 08-23-2012, 10:46 AM
Snipe656 Snipe656 is offline
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Originally Posted by JŠnos View Post
Welcome Stevie. Your situation sounds like mine. I used to average 27-29mpg in mixed driving, mostly city (very hilly) and some bumper-to-bumper freeway driving. I used to see 425 miles per tank. Now I'm seeing 23-25mpg and need to fill up around 360 miles. That is a pretty big difference, especially since I don't really have a lead foot!

I'll be interested to hear more about this post-recall 'recall' (or whatever it is).

Oh, on an extended trip to Tahoe I got 30.9 mpg. Looking forward to seeing the downhill trip numbers.
I seem to be in the same boat as you for fuel economy. But I really have not driven a whole lot since the recall so been trying to just wait and see. I have filled up 2 times since the recall and one of those was an early fill up. I am down to a 1/4 tank right now though, not sure how many miles and I normally do not put much faith in the computer mpg but it too is much lower than normal reading out at 24mpg. My typical average for a tank was around yours.
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