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Old 10-28-2001, 02:20 PM
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420SEL Gas Mileage

What is everyone else getting for mileage in their 420SELs? I am getting 14.5-15 city driving and 18-20 highway mileage depending on speed, traffic and hills.
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Old 10-28-2001, 03:08 PM
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You are in the ball park........
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Old 10-28-2001, 06:32 PM
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you are pretty close give or take one or two
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Old 10-28-2001, 11:21 PM
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That's about what I get when/if I keep the go-pedal off the floorboard.
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Old 10-29-2001, 02:22 PM
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420 SEL mileage

Jason-
that's about right on the money. During my weekly commuting, I typically get 15 mph. On highway trips, I can go as high as 22.5-23, if its a long straight haul; or 20 on short highway drives.

You're OK. In range.
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Old 10-30-2001, 08:58 PM
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That's what I'm getting (18-20 highway). I live in the boondocks so I don't get much city driving (thank God). I have noticed that mileage in my car if very sensitive to the way I drive. If I get the least bit heavy on the peddle, the gas mileage really drops.
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Old 10-31-2001, 02:25 AM
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I'm at 15.5 with mixed city/freeway
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Old 10-31-2001, 10:59 AM
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Same car with diesel (S350) gets 25-30 mpg. I have never gotten less than 25. Not quite as fast as 420, but same comfort amenities.
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