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I love my Fit! Gas Mileage

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Old 11-06-2008, 09:30 AM
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Smile I love my Fit! Gas Mileage

So I "upgraded" from a 1992 Subaru Legacy AWD to a 2007 Fit.. Wow what a difference in fuel consumption..

Am I right in saying that the tank "size" is approximately (48 Litres)? I'm still on tank 1, have put 288 km on the car and its just below half.. How is this possible!? So will I be getting approx 450km city and 500km highway/tank?

Sorry for the Canadian units.. hehe
 
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Old 11-06-2008, 04:38 PM
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Congrats on buying a Fit! I love the MPG too and the fact that it is a really fun car to drive. You're the one who bought the Canadian LX model? Post pics.

The tank is actually 41 liters. On the highway (going close to the speed limit, I can get 500 to 600 km to a tank. All city...I can get 400-450km.
 

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Old 11-06-2008, 04:58 PM
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Why are you using metric when you're in Boston? lol.

My one long highway trip yielded 277 miles at just past half tank, so I dunno what that converts to in kilometers, but I'm sure you'll be pleased even more now.
 
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Old 11-06-2008, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by FitFieFoeFum View Post
So I "upgraded" from a 1992 Subaru Legacy AWD to a 2007 Fit.. Wow what a difference in fuel consumption..

Am I right in saying that the tank "size" is approximately (48 Litres)? I'm still on tank 1, have put 288 km on the car and its just below half.. How is this possible!? So will I be getting approx 450km city and 500km highway/tank?

Sorry for the Canadian units.. hehe

178 miles at just below half-tank is about 32 - 33 mpg (13-14 km/L); the last half of the tank reading will go much quicker. It will 'turn-on' the gas level warning at about 30 miles from true empty. (don't do that; running injectors dry is bad news)
your mileage is about what most users get despite some of the extravagent claims here.
So far I've won 3 lunches from guys claiming 50+ mpg when put to the test. If the roads here were really flat 40 mpg is possible maybe but not 50.
getting 277 miles (446 km) at just below half tank is claiming about 40 to 44 mpg (17-18 km/L). A nice flat road and 60 mph can do it.
 

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Old 11-06-2008, 07:22 PM
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what was your average mpg of the lego?

and yes, your mileage is right around normal for regular driving are you AT or MT?
 
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I know for sure that I got 40 mpg more or less on my MT Fit....25 bux a week FTW :
 
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Old 11-07-2008, 04:04 AM
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i'm getting about 35mpg with 2000 mi on the car. I expect it to slowly improve with time, and as my driving habits get better. :-)
 
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Old 11-11-2008, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by mahout View Post
178 miles at just below half-tank is about 32 - 33 mpg (13-14 km/L); the last half of the tank reading will go much quicker. It will 'turn-on' the gas level warning at about 30 miles from true empty. (don't do that; running injectors dry is bad news)
your mileage is about what most users get despite some of the extravagent claims here.
So far I've won 3 lunches from guys claiming 50+ mpg when put to the test. If the roads here were really flat 40 mpg is possible maybe but not 50.
getting 277 miles (446 km) at just below half tank is claiming about 40 to 44 mpg (17-18 km/L). A nice flat road and 60 mph can do it.
I ran my tank dry once by mistake, should I be worried? What kind of head aches am I looking at? And how much fuel mileage do you think I'll decrease by adding the HFP wheel package?
Thanks.
 
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Old 11-11-2008, 06:24 PM
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i just put $5 gas in and rocked it fur an hour around town. kapt that evil gas light away
 
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Old 11-11-2008, 06:28 PM
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Yea i get at worst when i drive sperited 36mpg and when i drive normal i get 40mpg with out doing any wierd things to achive it
 
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Old 11-11-2008, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by ericmalvarez View Post
I ran my tank dry once by mistake, should I be worried? What kind of head aches am I looking at? And how much fuel mileage do you think I'll decrease by adding the HFP wheel package?
Thanks.
Its probably Ok if you didn't run very long. If it happens again add a good non-alcohol injector cleaner/lubricant in your next fuel load.
Probanbly ought to do that once every 1000 miles anyway.
 
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Old 11-16-2008, 12:28 PM
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With all city driving I'm getting 33-34mpg's with the 5 sp mt.
 
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can only get 36-38 -manual speed
 
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Old 11-16-2008, 06:19 PM
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can only get 36-38 -manual speed
I average 45 in city/highway, I LOVE my fit and am gonna miss it when it sells
 
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Old 11-16-2008, 07:22 PM
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I average 45 in city/highway, I LOVE my fit and am gonna miss it when it sells

your going to sell it? why?
 

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