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Posted: 8/17/2005 2:19:19 PM EDT
Bought a 2005 Suzuki C50 Boulevard v-twin engine with EFI. Getting 56 MPG and having a lot of fun on two wheels.


Lawdog
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:20:03 PM EDT
12 mpg
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17
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:21:17 PM EDT
14 max

8-11 most of the time

F-250 with V-10
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:22:18 PM EDT
Dodge Ram 360 11 mpg
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:23:25 PM EDT
approx. 35 city / 50 highway on my KZ750, 24/30 in my Galant, and 29/34 in my wife's Vibe. Gas prices are kinda keeping me from trading the Galant in on a Silverado 6 cyl / 5 speed.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:23:25 PM EDT
My car 16MPG

Wifes Van 20mpg
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:23:39 PM EDT
'97 Jeep Wrangler

....Notta lotta....about 13/14.

HH
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:24:41 PM EDT
my truck 3.5 mpg
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:27:13 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:28:02 PM EDT
14-16 in the Suburban.
40-50 in the Prius.

Damn. Opposite ends of the spectrum.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:28:08 PM EDT
10
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:29:24 PM EDT
15 in a 3/4 ton 4x4 Suburban. Not too shabby!
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:29:59 PM EDT
48 MPG in air conditioned comfort. VW TDI.

The Suburban gets 20 on the highway at sane, legal speeds and driving at night. Lowers the AC load.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:31:03 PM EDT
Not enough.....unfortunately....
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:31:56 PM EDT
17-19
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:32:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/18/2005 10:28:57 AM EDT by policeman]
In my 98 Mustang GT (4.6 liter engine) I get 29 mpg on the highway on 89 octane gas if I keep it below 90 mph.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:34:15 PM EDT
6.2mpg. And I am looking at the VW TDI option for when my employer doesn't reimburse me properly for expenses.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:35:34 PM EDT
about 22. It was supposed to be 28 when I bought it. wtf...
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:36:09 PM EDT
I average 13.5 MPG but on long trips I only get 10-11 MGP... you don't get much milage when driving at 90+MPH
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:37:33 PM EDT
17-23 MPG in my 2WD '94 Ford Ranger SuperCab (4.0-liter, five-speed manual) running 31 x 10.50R15s with a 3.73 ARB rear end and 200,000 on the clock last week. May have to think seriously about getting the old '89 Yamaha Venture Royale out of mothballs; I remember it got 40+ MPG when I was commuting on it.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:38:02 PM EDT
17 in the 150, 32 in the Spyder
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:38:58 PM EDT
16 in my F150 truck.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:39:04 PM EDT
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Oh yes, the TDI gets 48 MPG and still accelerates to 60 in under 8 seconds. Pure stock except for the injectors.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:40:26 PM EDT
2004 4Runner V6 --> 16-17 mpg around town, 22 on the highway

—Dan
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:40:51 PM EDT
Jeep Grand Cherokee 6cyl! 13-14mpg
5.0 Mustang 17-18mpg
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:41:41 PM EDT
Bout 20.1-20.8mpg.

Best I ever got was 26.4mpg coming back from Colorado Springs. Made it home or almost home (12miles away) on one tank.

Moms '02 Grand Prix 3.1l gets about 29-32mpg, depending on whether its me or my parents driving.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:45:40 PM EDT
15 city 20 highway, 04' yukon
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:47:23 PM EDT
7-8 mpg. 1969 Buick Skylark.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:47:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/17/2005 2:50:12 PM EDT by OLY-M4gery]
45 mpg, on 93 octane..................... 98 TL1000S

Less in the T-Bird
Even less in the Grand Am
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:53:21 PM EDT
My '04 Impala is getting close to 30 MPG. '03 GSXR gets around 30 when I ride it hard, about 40 if I drive it not as hard.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 2:57:37 PM EDT
~24 Michigan Highway, 25 when I keep it below 70MPH.
18 around town delivering pizzas and such.

And that's in a 4800lb (dry) car, the longest car since the '70s.

Drove my Saturn delivering pizzas for two years, and I deserved the jump to a real (RWD/V8/Full-Frame) car.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:02:24 PM EDT
About 50 mpg with a VW Jetta TDI. Diesel is the way to go.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:08:08 PM EDT
about 27 give or take a couple combined

Protege5
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:08:53 PM EDT
12, and loving every damn minute of it.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:10:30 PM EDT
17.3 - 18.2 with a curb weight just over 8,000 pounds.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:11:26 PM EDT
1999 GMC K-3500 single rear wheel pickup, standard cab, longbed with campershell, 350, automatic tranny, 4.10 gears with 285x75 R16 tires at about 45 psi, 118,000 miles with Mobil1 oil in everything from bumper to bumper

13.5 if I drive 70
16 if I drive 55
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:23:44 PM EDT
15-16
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:25:01 PM EDT
13-14 mpg
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:29:14 PM EDT
You're making me feel better about my German V8 only giving me about 19-21MPG on average. If I sacrifice the Aircon I'll get to 23.

Other car's doing 28 or so. Not too bad.

NTM
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:33:35 PM EDT
Something tells me, if this were a DU poll, they'd all be driving Volkswagens or hybrids and their MPG would double the average ARFcom fuel economy.

To each his own, but when you get stoned with all your friends, lose control of your Jetta as your friend passes you the bowl, all the socialized healthcare in the world won't save your smelly hippy-ass.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:39:45 PM EDT
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Tahoe 14-17mpg
Exploder 15-20mpg
RoadStar 45-55mpg
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:41:54 PM EDT

Only about 22-25, and that in an economy car. Sticky tires and a lead foot ruin that 32/41 rating.

I need to get some "mileage" tires, repair the things that need repairing (TPS, O2 sensors, exhaust manifold) and swap back to the stock computer so I can run 87 octane again.

I'd like to get back to the 30-35 mpg city/highway mix I had been getting...

Jim
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:47:30 PM EDT
Low to mid 30 MPG.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:53:28 PM EDT
40 On the BIG BIke 93 Kawi Klr 250
25 With the Buick
16 With the truck 250 Ford CCLB 4x4
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:54:17 PM EDT
well below 10 '71 olds Cutlass

Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:55:18 PM EDT
96 camry 32
02 avalon 30
01 f350 7.3 6 spd 22
all hiway miles
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:55:31 PM EDT

Originally Posted By The_Beer_Slayer:
i bet you'd be surprised. those econboxes are fine if you only have to haul your birkenstocks and bong around.

i'd bet many of them are driving SUV's still


Land Rovers... I swear, I don't think I've ever seen a Land Rover with a Bush sticker on it, and shit, I've even seen a Honda Element and even an Insight with a W'04.

Funny story... I went to visit one of my best friends I haven't seen in about 4-5 years up on an Island on Lake Superior in Wisconsin. I couldn't believe it, after years, we're still into almost all the same hobbies. Problem is, he was a huge pothead... and an even bigger Bush-hater. Though, he didn't have any idea why, other than the Iraq thing, which he said it didn't matter that the guy he voted for voted for it too.

Anyway... the island was full of liberals, I was scared to park my car anywhere, so I made my friend drive most of the time. Some dyke HAMMERED my car door with hers as she got in her car, while I'm sitting in the car listening to Rush outside the library. I said, "Thanks lady." Then, I got out of the car, walked around, to the passenger side to see if it was scratched (fortunately, it wasn't), as I walked around, she quickly shut the door and locked it... like at any moment, I could see a scratch, tear her out of her car and kick her to death. Then, I muttered "fucking unbelievable" and walked back to my side to finish hearing about whatever Rush was talking about right before the London bombings. As she pulls away in her Subaru, I busted out laughing when I saw her "Kerry/Edwards" sticker. I guess she saw the "W Still The President" sticker as she pulled in.
Who knows, maybe it was an accident, but I'll withhold the benefit of the doubt.
Link Posted: 8/17/2005 3:55:58 PM EDT
'94 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0l 6cyl auto - 19MPG
'98 Jeep Cherokee - 4.0l 6cyl auto - 20MPG
'95 Ford F150 - 5.0l 6cyl 5spd - 16MPG

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