Also, I have noticed some batch variations on mileage with different fill ups, as much as 2 MPG. Same grade, same brand, same station, same weather conditions -- better or worse mileage from tank to tank.
maybe your gas station cheated on you~
saw this @ infiniti forum that i frequently visit, i thought i'd share this with you guys
I have no doubt this is a widespread practice, especially in these challenging economic times. Too bad there isn't a simple pocket-sized octane tester for the mass market... that would keep the stations honest!
I've also come across gas pumps with miscalibrated flows (accidental vs. intentional), that "delivered" larger quantities of gas than my tank's capacity! When I threatened to report them to the State, the clerk shrugged and said he'd have the manager "look into it." One station gave me a $2 refund.
2010 Matador Red/Parchment RX 450h [Premium/Comfort/Sport/Intuitive Parking Assist/Non-NAV] which replaced a 2000 RX 300.
I leave ECO Mode turned on at all times. I generally average somewhere between 29-31 mpg when I fill the tank during the warm months of the year. The mpg goes down noticeably when it is cold and/or I make a lot of short trips.
2013 RX 450h Starfire Pearl/Saddle Tan
Nav/Premium/Comfort/19 inch wheels/Xenon HID/Remote Start
you are really going to benefit with a hybrid in general if you do mostly in town driving with lots of stop and go, especially if where you live in relatively flat.
I am almost done with my tank of gas and I am averaging close to 24 mpg per the display. I feel the engine is using more gas by turning the engine on and off multiple times. The mileage always seems to drop after I leave more than half of the green zone where the engine automatically turns on. When I leave it in eco mode, the acceleration is a bit too slow for traffic lights. And maybe due to short trips, the engine is not warming up fast enough. Whenever I turn on the car, the engine turns on for a min and turns off. I usually reach the destination before the engine fully warms up while the bar is below the midpoint.
How long does the battery usually last for you guys?
I managed to get 31 MPG over the weekend during a little trip, mostly on highways. I'm sure I could have gotten more. This is much better than my city commute to work where I have been averaging 26-27 MPG with eco mode on. It's only 8 miles each way but the stupid hills get me. On the bright side, that's still twice the MPG on my old 330
Can anyone tell me the most accurate way of measuring the mpg on my Rx450h? I see on the center display there's a mpg reading for "after refueling" and one that says "average" mpg. My MPG after refueling hovers around 30-31 mpg, while my average says about 26.5. Which is more reliable? Thanks in advance