Fuel economy: What year vehicle and how many kilometres per tank?

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  1. Majarvis

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    Like Boots' thread, but for fuel economy.

    2010 Civic automatic
    - Mostly city driving/stop and go
    - Averaging 11.3 L/100 km - 22 MPG
    - Best to date: 5.4L/100 km - 44 MPG (all highway)
    - Worst to date: 13.4L/100 km - 17 MPG
    - Shell 87 octane
    - Only ~5,700 km on the car so far since August, so hopefully it keeps getting better
     
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    too many unknown variables. My car doesn't have a gas mileage display like my cobalt did.
     
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    Mine doesn't either, unfortunately.

    I just keep track in a spreadsheet.
     
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    In the city, I normally get 460+ km's from full til the gas light comes. Assuming it's a 45 litre tank and there's 2 litres left, that would be 9.3 L/ 100 KM
    On the highway, I can get 650+ km's from full til the gas light comes on, so that would be 6.6 L/ 100 KM
     
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    Averaging around 6.03 L/100km
     
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    Our cars have 50L tanks, FYI. ;)
     
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    Really? So the gas light comes on with like 7-8 litres left? I normally fill up when the light comes on, and I think it normally takes 42-43 litres.
     
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    650 or so to a 120l tank.
     
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    Edit. 07 ford half ton.
     
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    Yep, I think the reserve is between 5-7L. I'd have to check the manual to be sure.
     
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    2008 fit, i average about 500-600km per tank. Tank is roughly 40l. Gas light usually turns on when theres 6-7L left, so its very fuel efficient :)
     
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    2010 RDX 12.5l per 100k average over the last year.
     
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    I challenge you to get that much in from empty. Could only ever fit 45 in my 02
     
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    Averaging 11.6 L/100 km (with heaters going and heated seats)
    Sobeys (Irving) 87 octane
    Only ~7,000 km on the car so far since Oct
     
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    '03 IS300. Tank is about $65-70 from gas light to full (supreme), and I get ~500km city, or up to ~625ish highway, depending on how I drive.
     
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    2006 Saturn Vue Redline (RIP) $52-56 to fill when light comes on 550 only highway driving and 350 city

    Need a new car that does much better lol
     
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    2006 BMW 325xi (3.0 I6) - $65 from empty (Supreme) and 450-700km's per tank depending on type of driving
    2008 Chevrolet HHR LS (2.2 I4) - $55 from empty (Regular) and 550-750km's per tank depending on type of driving
     
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    This reminds me of when my uncle gave me a spreadsheet to fill out and do the math to know my consumption. :lol: Not really sure what I get, haven't been keeping track since we don't drive that much. I might fill the tank 1.5 times a month.
     
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    08 santafe -allison driving is about 550 to a tank
    - me driving is about 475 to a tank
    i believe its a 65 l tank
     
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    If you don't believe me, search for it or read the manual. :lol: It's a 50L tank, end of story. :p You know fuel tanks have a reserve of a few L when the light comes on, right? Unless you run the tank bone dry, you're never going to be able to fill it with 50L.

    Edit: A 2002 Civic is a 7th gen, not an 8th. 2006+ Civics are not the same as the 2002. Either way, even the 7th gens had a 50L tank.
     
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    09 F-350. Around 700kms per tank.
     
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    06 x-trail 520 ish depending on driving i think its a 55l tank
     
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    '10 Mazda 3
    55L tank (15L reserve)
    I usually put between 42-45L in the car and get 550-600km mixed highway/city so it's 7-8.2L/100km

    Wife's car: no clue

    Bike I go about 225 on 15L = 6.7L/100km
     
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    99 Venture van 90L tank, approx $105 to fill, get 700ish km so avg 20-22MPG
    07 Wave 45L tank, approx $52 to fill, get 500ish km so avg 29-31MPG

    not sure about the Civic yet.

    I get gas at Esso, I actually find I get less Mileage with Irving, and the Old van and the old Sunfire I had would barely run with Wilsons gas and the mileage was terrible. I use regular 87 octane fuel.
     
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    I can tell you from personal experience that you can get approximately 120-150 km's from the fuel light to near empty. I made the mistake of not fuelling up one day and just decided to risk it and got 140 km's when I hit the fuel station. No bars left on the gauge and it took 50 litres to fill, so technically I would have likely had a few litres to get me even further.
    My best tank so far in my 06 Civic was 920 km's.I haven't kept track of my mileage but that was my best tank ever. Normal 40 ish litre fill ups will get me 650 km's mixed city and highway, winter time I only get about 500 to the same tank. My last trip from Alberta to Nova Scotia I burned 510 dollars worth of fuel for the round trip. My fuel economy went down the shitter after my last fill up in Quebec heading east.
     
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    I don't doubt that at all, I tried it in my old Accord once and got around 120 km after the light came in. I got ridiculous fuel economy in the Civic on the highway when I babied it, I love it, lol.
     
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    When I started my drive across country I was doing 120-130 the whole way until I hit the Ontario border and then I did between 100-110 the whole way threw there. In New Brunswick and NS I slowed to the normal speed limit. I got my best mileage from Kenora to Toronto.
     
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    Mine stated a 50L tank. They are supposed to be good for 50kms once the fuel light comes on. I drove it for 55kms and could still only get 45L into it.
     
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    I am not sure about 7th gens but the 8th gens fuel light comes on mith 2 bars left on the gauge. You do not go into the reserve until you are actually on empty. I have only been able to put more than 45-48 in mine a couple times but the worst time I squeezed 55 in.
     
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    Right... so it's a 50L tank, like I said... :lol:
     
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    I said that you can't get 50L into it.
     

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