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So far 25.0 exactly on the first tank, about 1/3rd of the way through. I reset the trip B meter to sync up from the day I took delivery just so I could monitor that. Based on that I've seen from some short 60mph cruses in 6th, I'd guestimate 35-38 highway @ 70-75mph
 

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My wife has put almost 1200 miles on the car and her mixed driving has been 31+mpg with her 2.4L 6mt
 

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i could hyper-mile the thing and coax 35mpg but what fun would that be ? :D
 

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I've averaged 31.0mpg so far over 2100 miles. Each of the first four tanks was better than the last as the engine broke in. Now, in pretty mixed driving (with a decent amount of stop-and-go driving in a hilly area) I get 30-31mpg for the tank, and when I do more highway then I get more like 32-33mpg. I'm pretty gentle overall, but I still rev it to merge if I need to, and every so often just go all out for the heck of it.
 

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I've averaged 31.0mpg so far over 2100 miles. Each of the first four tanks was better than the last as the engine broke in. Now, in pretty mixed driving (with a decent amount of stop-and-go driving in a hilly area) I get 30-31mpg for the tank, and when I do more highway then I get more like 32-33mpg. I'm pretty gentle overall, but I still rev it to merge if I need to, and every so often just go all out for the heck of it.
Just curious....what MPG did you start out at?
 

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I have been averaging anywhere from 26-28 w/ mixed, spirited driving.. I like it in the 3-4K RPM range.. When I drive normal work and backs with dead stop traffic I am still averaging 25-27mpg.. Car only has 600 miles now.
 

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I have been averaging anywhere from 26-28 w/ mixed, spirited driving.. I like it in the 3-4K RPM range.. When I drive normal work and backs with dead stop traffic I am still averaging 25-27mpg.. Car only has 600 miles now.
Do you have the 2.4L model?
 

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We are rapidly approaching 5K on the odo and for my "maintenance schedule" that will be the first oil change. We have been holding steady @ 31+mpg but with a 250 mile round trip via expressway for Thanksgiving I'm expecting better.

Maybe 34mpg ?
 

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We are rapidly approaching 5K on the odo and for my "maintenance schedule" that will be the first oil change. We have been holding steady @ 31+mpg but with a 250 mile round trip via expressway for Thanksgiving I'm expecting better.

Maybe 34mpg ?
Maybe... i'm told some cars take a while to break-in to the suggested MPG's. I guess this is the case with the ILX?
 

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It just varies a lot with my driving too.. I was having a more spirited gas tank and only got 24.5.. This was still my usual 50/50 the same where I got 31 MPG and 30.5.. I notice that the mileage suffers once you go over 65 @ cruise on the highway.. due to the obnoxious gearing I am sure.. 3K @ 70 means gas mileage is gonna go downhill from there..

Normal driving would consist of 45 MPH in 5th gear which sits around 2,400, If I remember right..
Then I would get on the highway at 75 MPH in 6th gear which sits around 3,300.. correct me if I am wrong.

To get 30 I have to go the speed limit in town, keep the revs under 2,800 (this means a lot of shifting :() and then try to be around 55-65 on freeways and highways.
 

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Ok.....265 miles round trip;
I tried to keep the cruise control @ 70mph but truck traffic sometimes dictated higher speeds to pass :cool: We averaged 32.2 mpg per the trip computer .
This was 99% expressway driving with some municipal sections lowering speeds to 60.There were 4 adults aboard and a baby plus all necessities for said grand daughter :D

Could I have hit 34mpg with just me in the car ....maybe but all in all I'm impressed with our ILX
 
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