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Old 09-25-2008, 07:34 PM
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m110 fuel economy? i always see ads for 280e/ce

that claim 20-22 mpg but i am much closer to 14-16 in mixed city/highway with a medium foot.

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Old 09-25-2008, 08:36 PM
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that claim 20-22 mpg but i am much closer to 14-16 in mixed city/highway with a medium foot.
MPG is anywhere from 12 mpg to 20 mpg depending on gear ratios, highway speeds, stuff in trunk, EURO or USA, standard or auto, tire size, etc..

I have personally measured 14 mpg mostly city and 21 mpg all highway on my 280CE.
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Old 09-25-2008, 08:37 PM
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Yeah I get 14-16 in town and the same on the highway too.
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Old 09-26-2008, 02:24 AM
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Makes me happy to get 27mpg in the same body.
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Makes me happy to get 27mpg in the same body.
the longest (time wise), noisiest, sootiest 27 miles known to man
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Old 09-26-2008, 04:19 PM
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Makes me happy to get 27mpg in the same body.


But that twin cam I6 sounds hot at 6500rpm.

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