Posted 01 December 2018 - 04:52 PM
First regardless of what mileage you get, you should ALWAYS, REPEAT ALWAYS drive the posted speed limit on interstate grade highways!!!! 66 in a 70 zone is rude!!!
Rant over! I have 2018 with 2200 miles on it so far. 35 mile interstate commute with a 70 speed limit. With cruise set at 71 I will get between 36 - 39 mpg per the computer depending on the temperature. Needless to say, I'm not happy!
You've already been coached that part of the issue is that you do not vary your speed and drive at one that is not optimal for the car. You will get much better mileage when driving between 55 and 60. If you can't or won't do that then try doing some city speed driving mixed into the commute (somehow). Make sure your tire pressure is correct - temperature changes affect it and that can affect driving experience. Again, several of us have attempted to give you pointers and for some reason we don't seem to make a dent in your opinion. Oh well.
As for doing under the speed limit ... you are the rude one if you're climbing up the tailpipe of someone doing 66 in a 70. Use the other lane and pass them. Unless the vehicle in front of you is MORE than 15 MPH below the limit, you have no right to complain - and they should be in the right lane. And even then if they run 4-ways, they are still legally correct. If you are stuck in a 2-lane road and can't pass, then be patient ... your chance will come.
Edited by Cobra348, 01 December 2018 - 04:55 PM.
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