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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:59 pm 
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Location: Moscow, Russia
Swift 1.0 L, 2000, 120 000 km
City traffic 6 l/km
Highway 4.6-4.8 l/km, on the car filled with low-quality Russian petrol mixed with all sorts of crap :shock:
G10a engine is the best one there is.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:56 pm 
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Location: The Arctic
bmg_customz wrote:
Just got my new best at 57.2 mpg with mostly highway driving. My previous was 48.7.

1993 lsi with:
1994 xfi engine and 5-speed
kept lsi computer
open exhaust from axle back
intake tube removed
42 psi in the ol' 12 inchers
new and improved lightweight right foot


Ok, I just got my new best---67.7 mpg!!!!!!

All hwy driving (45-65 mph) and same mods as above plus lower grille block (minus about 5 inches in front of radiator)

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1995 Eddie Bauer Exploder
1983 CHEVY C-10--the gas guzzler
1997 VW GTI VR6 Turbo--dead as a door nail
1994 GEO METRO 1.0 xfi (retired and parted out)
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 6:46 pm 
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Location: Central Indiana
Hmm... interestingly my DD has been down for a week and I had been DD the Swift. 2 tanks I got 35.5 and 36.1mpg back to back. Not bad for the way I drive.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:27 pm 
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Location: Canby, OR
Turbo'd 94 GT flogged daily, averages 34-36 mpg with mobil 1 synthetic in the engine and GM syncromesh in the trans. On long trips has done over 40 mpg.

I track my mileage every tank, and since the switch to synthetic it jumped a consistent 2-3 mpg. That and I don't change it as often (7-10k miles) I'm never going back to standard oil......

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:00 am 
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Location: Texas 75150
97 Geo Metro Lsi, 1.3L, Automatic, A/C, 160,000+ on odometer, 155/80-13 tires at 40PSI, Moble-1 10/30 full synthetic, Quaker State synthetic auto trans oil.
Texas Hot Summer weather 100+degrees, A/C on, 65mph, tire pressure 40psi, all stock.
48mpg highway, 32mpg city.

And Obama wants me to trade it in for a gas guzzler? I think NOT!

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97 Geo Metro LSI,1.3L-GT-DOHC-16v,4.10 5-speed,A/C,170,000,suspension lowered 1",4 wheel disk brakes,15"alloy wheels with 185/50-15 Toyo's,GT bucket seats,analog oil pressure gauge,cruise control, new paint job. 40 mpg at 65 mph.
Good, fast, cheap. You only get two.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 7:48 am 
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Location: java indonesia
1986
forsa swift GLS 3door
1000cc 3cylinder NA carbed engine (bone stock)
12x6j TRD tosco wheels (approx. 4kg/wheel )
185/70/R12 tyres
30psi on all four tyres
stop n go city driving with AirCon on
avg. temp. 32 degrees celcius
leaded regular gasoline with RON87
avg. fuel consumption is 15Km/Ltr
top speed ever achieved is 130+ Km/H
so far it is the best fuel saver car i ever had.. :D


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:58 pm 
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Location: Vancouver, WA
98 swift 1.3 16V 5 speed
42.3 mpg 95% hwy driving at 65-75mph.

185/70/13 tires at 40 psi. otherwise all stock. crap for oil. who knows whats in the trans. no air filter.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:02 pm 
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Location: Vernonia, Oregon
1987 Chevrolet Sprint turbo
189,xxx miles
Car is stock with pre-cat removed and tires/wheels upgraded to 185/60R14. Per http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html, this should be a 7.8% difference in speedometer/odometer readings, making my recorded MPG 7.8% lower than reality. However, my wife paced me with her car and said my speedo is dead on so I'm not sure what's what.

39.2 MPG from Seattle to Vernonia - mostly highway with a few hills at 60--65 MPH.
Last 4 tanks commuting 60-65MPH (~3 miles city, the remaining 32 miles each way are split evenly between 4 lane highway and 2 lane mountain highway:
38.7MPG
35.4MPG
34.7MPG
36.5MPG

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 1:17 pm 
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Location: Florida
1991 Geo metro 1.0 Auto, was getting consistent 42 MPG mostly rural roads (45-65mph)
-Upgraded to 13" tires and run them at higher pressure
-Drilled cam gear +10
-Advanced timing
-low restriction exhaust and air cleaner

Just did a bunch of aeromods to it (some of which might actually be hurting it).
Haven't driven it enough to check the mileage yet but I have an MPGuino on the way.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2009 10:42 am 
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Location: Oklahoma City
1988 Chevy Sprint Metro. (Sprint ER by any other name) Original cam and transmission. (3.79:1 final drive)

Driven carefully at 65mph, without too many hills, and with no substantial wind: 52 mpg (The OKC - Dallas run on I-35 is my usual test.)

Same conditions at 55 mph: 60.4 (But I've only tried that once.)

In general, I find that each extra mph costs me about 0.7 - 0.8 mpg, in that speed range. At 75, a don't expect more than about 44 or 45 mpg. But I'm less certain about that because I just don't drive it that fast very often. I don't really like pushing it past 3000 rpm, and that falls at 68mph for this car. Of course, my 92 Geo Metro automatic hits 3000 at 45mph. But I don't really like that car, so I don't care. :wink: I've run that one at 75 mph with a shop tach connected, wires run around the driver's door frame. 5000 rpm, if you can believe it. Those 3 spd, non-overdrive, automatics without even a locking torque converter were like something straight out of the '70s!

Edit: I should mention that the tires are P155/80-R12 and I generally keep them at at 35psi. (Sometimes 32psi) Everything is pretty much stock. Except that we went with the "regular" 3 ring pistons, rather than the 2-ring, during the last rebuild. And any possible difference has not been detectable.

I would suggest that the more pertinent details one can give in this thread, the more helpful the numbers will be to other members. :)


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 1:54 pm 
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Location: Kentucky
Current Mods:
'95 Metro LSi
TB bridge removed
Cone air filter
8 degrees BTDC
89 octane
Stripped interior (only driver's seat, spare tire, and dash)
1.5" exhaust (no cat) 2" after glasspack to a universal N1 muffler
52-52MPH speeds

Filled up last tank and got 60.41 MPG

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:22 am 
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Location: Brisbane
'95 Swift Gti
Big cams, under drive pulley kit, removed air-con compressor and dryer, stripped interior, light weight 17's 205/45 @ 40psi, 4-2-1 headers, hi flow cat 1.75inch pipe. 98octane
14km/L so 53MPG
Still sees redline every day.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:16 pm 
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Location: Levittown PA USA
94 xfi - no mods

Winter I get around 48mpg summer I get 54mpg (with 3 people and trailer attached) ie about 800-1100 pounds in the car plus the trailer.

Extreme Highway driving the best I have gotten is just shy of 59mpg

this is all E10

on E0 with winter gas I get 55mpg Have not tried it really on summer gas yet as its hard to get and I am pretty busy in the summer time.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:38 am 
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Location: Brisbane
-lynel- wrote:
'95 Swift Gti
Big cams, under drive pulley kit, removed air-con compressor and dryer, stripped interior, light weight 17's 205/45 @ 40psi, 4-2-1 headers, hi flow cat 1.75inch pipe. 98octane
14km/L so 53MPG
Still sees redline every day.


haha bad to quote myself but my figures were wrong and iw ant to clear it up. i now get 14.5-15km/l which i believe is 55km/usGal which is 32.3MPG. I forgot to reduce km to miles.

While fe isnt my ultimate goal, i like to keep track of my FE as it usually is a good representation of how my engine is going and how dire a service is. Always use Mobil1 suspersyn products.


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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2011 9:06 pm 
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Location: Calgary, Alberta
1991 Swift with 1992 GTi DOHC engine swap.

Just made a personal best of 40.3MPG. It also ran the 1/4 mile 16.891 @ 82.04mph May 13th.

- Elevation: 3450ft. (thought this was worth mentioning)
- SuzukiRD Stage 2 CAI with cone filter
- SuzukiRD aluminum underdrive pulley
- cat removed
- 4.10 final gear
- 4-2-1 header
- NGK Iridium plugs
- fresh 165/65/13's @ 32psi
- no back seat

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:09 pm 
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Location: Lahore, Pakistan
Mine is 17km/L or 39.99 MPG with A/C On

Vehicle Details are:

Suzuki Cultus MKII - HatchBack 4 Door/5 Door
Manufacturing Year: 2010 ( As its still in manufacturing in my country)
Engine: 993cc 4 Cyl
Tires: 175/70/13R
Steel RIMs
Stock (No Mods)

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:13 am 
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Location: Rijeka,Croatia
Now in winter my average MPG is about is 28.23. or 12km per L.
and that's good :)

but I let my car sit a while before driving and kinda smells rich, :clap:

and here a L of 95reg is 1,4$

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