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Old 05-23-2014, 11:04 AM   #1
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What's your mileage?

I seem to be getting around 240-250 miles per tank of gas, or roughly 16-17 mpg, in my 2001 S 3.2. Nearly all city driving. Always 91 octane. Car runs fine as far as I can tell. Seems low to me but what do you guys get? Anyone use any fuel additives?
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Old 05-24-2014, 06:15 AM   #2
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Usually around town 13 or 14 mpg is the norm. This because it is mostly 2nd gear and lead foot. Highway driving such as interstate 27 or 28 mpg is common.
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Old 05-24-2014, 01:00 PM   #3
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Between 10 and 18 depending on my mood.
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Old 05-24-2014, 01:07 PM   #4
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99 2.5l getting 28-33mpg
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Old 05-24-2014, 01:58 PM   #5
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Those are the scores that will make a few of you big S boxster (DD) folks envy the little 2.5L base boxster lol
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Old 05-24-2014, 02:10 PM   #6
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Jeez, I knew I should have got that Prius instead of the 3.2 !
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Old 05-24-2014, 02:24 PM   #7
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My 3.2 has a very hard time getting less then low 20 city driving 93 octane
If I push 4 - 5k Rpms at starts then I see high teens but as soon as I calm down then right back to low 20s
Hway high 20 to low 30s. 400+ miles to empty
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Old 05-24-2014, 03:10 PM   #8
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280 - 300 out of my 3.2S 2004 on average with mixed motorway & town driving (with a lead foot)
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Old 05-24-2014, 03:18 PM   #9
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18 MPG on 93 octane.
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Old 05-25-2014, 12:40 PM   #10
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98 2.5L.....in city 20 to 25 MPG on interstate 29 to 33 MPG. I have GT-3 front air dam and rear
under body panel. It helps improve air flow and reduce drag.
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Old 05-25-2014, 01:25 PM   #11
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2000S, last few tanks of gas:
21.43 mpg
18.15 mpg
18.89 mpg
19.51 mpg
22.63 mpg
11.56 mpg at Roebling ��
24.25 mpg all interstate on the way to RRR

Not 100% accurate because sometimes when I fill up the gauge only goes up to around 7/8 but I have learned not to keep going or else I may spill some gas.
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Old 05-25-2014, 04:06 PM   #12
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I always see right at 20 in my 2000 3.2....I usually drive a good mix of hwy/city. I am envious of you getting upper 20's...wait, no, I like my 3.2 performance....I have my Kia soul for the mpg
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Old 05-25-2014, 05:54 PM   #13
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mostly daily drive 50/50 street/fway. 20 miles per round tip.
purchased it with 56K miles, graph is as of august of 2013
now has 145K miles

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Old 05-27-2014, 05:04 AM   #14
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2001 S getting mid 17's with a mix of city and highway 9 (and the occasional lead foot )
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Old 05-27-2014, 04:53 PM   #15
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sb01box - that is what I call keeping records!!!
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:56 AM   #16
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2002 s. Typically between 13-17 around town.
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Old 05-28-2014, 12:59 PM   #17
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2000S and 2003S both get 19-21mpg around town.

Highway trips are more like 28mpg.
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I always see right at 20 in my 2000 3.2....I usually drive a good mix of hwy/city. I am envious of you getting upper 20's...wait, no, I like my 3.2 performance....I have my Kia soul for the mpg
Sorry about the Kia
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Old 06-02-2014, 05:25 PM   #19
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Sorry about the Kia
LOL!! That's almost too damn funny.

My 03S has been averaging about 22mpg. I have about a 10 minute city drive to/from work. I generally get into 3rd only a few times, so I'd say I'm generally aggressive when driving it. There is a lot of stops along the way though. When I drive the truck it takes me almost 15 minutes to get to/from work and I get about 12mpg with that.
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Old 06-02-2014, 07:09 PM   #20
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Did a PCA club back country road drive Sunday. About 130 miles of "spirited" driving total with around 80 miles of twisties. Spent a lot of time in 2nd and 3rd. Averaged 19.8 MPG for the entire drive on my 04 S. and about 3.5 hours of smiles per mile
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