How long is your commute? I've yet to see anything like that kind of MPG. The best I've done so far was 27.5 during a long run of highway cruising, though I'm still below 7000 miles on my CX-5.
Is that number calculated, or is it via the onboard computer? If so mine has been very optimistic with its calculations most of the time.
I am retired so no commute. This is mainly shopping and just driving around.
Squeaked 18 mpg (according to dash) average over a 36 mile run this morning. Pretty much an ideal trip for fuel economy, 50-55 mpg with minimal stops.2021 Ram 2500 - 12 mpg for the first two tanks, which have mostly been short trips. I get to take it on a highway run tomorrow and will see how it does.
Interesting that the 2.4 XD is that much thirstier, do you find its alot peppier than the 1.8? We almost got a 2.4 mtx Pontiac Vibe years ago when they were getting rid of the brand.All local driving, town and country:
2014 Scion XD, 2.4 4 sp. AT, 24 mpg
2013 Scion XD, 1.8 4 sp. AT, 30 mpg
1982 D150 slant 6, 4 sp. manual OD, 15 mpg.
That should have been 2014 Scion XB. Yes, the 2.4 XB has considerably more torque than the XD 1.8 and feels to have lower gearing as well. Getting 24 locally requires easy driving. It will do about 27 on Interstate driving with terrible aerodynamics. Although it's a much smaller car, the XD only weighs 300 lbs. less. That will do 35 mpg on rare highway driving. The old school 4 spd. auto trans are most of the blame for lower fuel mileage. A econo car the size of an XD, 40 years ago, weighed about about 2000-2100 lbs. The XD weighs 2750. ABS, A/C, power windows, locks and more safety in doors are the culprits.Interesting that the 2.4 XD is that much thirstier, do you find its alot peppier than the 1.8? We almost got a 2.4 mtx Pontiac Vibe years ago when they were getting rid of the brand.