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      06-29-2022, 03:26 PM   #1
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What mileage are you getting now?

I've been pretty consistent, mainly highway driving (90%), 9L/100km or 26mpg, I guess it's not bad for an inline-6 turbo.

I read that the new GR86/BRZ has about the same mileage which is insane since it's only a NA boxer 4, does that Subaru engine drink gas or do the cars have a leak in the fuel tank?
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About 23.5 mpg with almost all city driving. Up about 3 mpg since the HPFP was replaced last month.
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      06-29-2022, 04:36 PM   #3
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I get about 28 mpg and that's about 50/50 city/highway. If I watch my speed on the highway, I can get close to 33 mpg. But then I have the 4 cyl turbo.

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      06-29-2022, 04:49 PM   #4
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I get about 28 mpg and that's about 50/50 city/highway. If I watch my speed on the highway, I can get close to 33 mpg. But then I have the 4 cyl turbo.

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Was reading your post and wondering how the heck you got better mileage w more city driving then finished reading haha.

PS is this an acceptable # for inline-6 turbos? I wonder what's the benchmark?
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https://www.fuelly.com/car/bmw/z4
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      06-29-2022, 05:09 PM   #6
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Mr. "Lead Foot" averages 22 mpg.....
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      06-29-2022, 10:20 PM   #7
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Was reading your post and wondering how the heck you got better mileage w more city driving then finished reading haha.

PS is this an acceptable # for inline-6 turbos? I wonder what's the benchmark?
The US EPA rates the 35i at 17 mpg city/24 mpg hwy.

I've found I can usually beat the EPA numbers by one or two if I avoid heavy acceleration. So I'd say you're doing pretty good.

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The US EPA rates the 35i at 17 mpg city/24 mpg hwy.

I've found I can usually beat the EPA numbers by one or two if I avoid heavy acceleration. So I'd say you're doing pretty good.

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Completely stock and then later mhd stage 2, always averaged like 19mpg...70% city/traffic which I guess falls inline with EPA ratings.

On the note of subaru, I had a '17 STI and it got 17mpg on the same commute lol that was brutal.

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      07-07-2022, 02:23 AM   #10
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I'm getting around 33mpg in my 3.0. I have been lighter on the pedal of late due to the fuel prices in the UK reaching around £8.50 a gallon.
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      07-07-2022, 03:31 AM   #11
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Speaking of fuel prices, I never really kept a good tab on things, but obviously it is MUCH more expensive now. i'm guestimating that it is now 50% more expensive for me to fill the tank, does that sound about right where you guys are...?
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      07-08-2022, 05:58 AM   #12
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Speaking of fuel prices, I never really kept a good tab on things, but obviously it is MUCH more expensive now. i'm guestimating that it is now 50% more expensive for me to fill the tank, does that sound about right where you guys are...?
I never really fill from empty, but from just under a quarter full it's costing £75 to fill. So probably around £100 a tank.

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I feel bad for our Canadian and European siblings during these times of increasing petrol costs lol
It's about $70 a tank right now...actually just went down a little this week so probably $65 now. But yes, 30-40% more than just a year ago.
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      07-09-2022, 05:13 AM   #14
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I'm on holiday in Orlando next month. I might just take an empty suitcase and fill it with petrol to bring back. Haha.
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      07-12-2022, 10:21 AM   #15
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I feel bad for our Canadian and European siblings during these times of increasing petrol costs lol
It's about $70 a tank right now...actually just went down a little this week so probably $65 now. But yes, 30-40% more than just a year ago.
$110 to fill a 50 litre tank here UK.
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