What is your lowest M.P.G

Discussion in 'Prius c Fuel Economy' started by xerox6135, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. GraeSack

    GraeSack New Member

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    When my wife drives my Pc3.
     
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    I just came back from a jaunt through Boston and the metro area. I had to floor it several times trying to enter highway traffic. Came back home at 70 to 75 MPH. The car returned 46-47 MPG most of the time- a little over 48 MPG by the time I pulled into my driveway. This is the worst I have seen so far for a trip of any substantial length. As the car is rated for 46 MPG highway, I consider this superlative.
     
  3. Izham Aziz

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    Worst i've seen after 5 days with the PC is 18.9km/L (44mpg) but it was a short 9km errand run and was a short sprint @65-70mph (My dad's house is next to a 4 lane freeway). Temperature here is always between 31-32C (87-89F) and the Air-conditioning is always on Auto @ 25C (77F). I still see it as OK as i'm only using half a liter of petrol and i can go, buy my stuff, get back home in less than 20 minutes. I figured total cost of that particular trip is half liter or USD0.25 (Petrol here is USD0.59 per liter / USD2.06 per gallon). I have also seen 99.9KM/L for about 1.2km (nearby shop, the car was on EV all the way, and yes, I am too lazy to walk).
     
  4. ufourya

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    My lowest MPG for any substantial distance was 48.3 over 309 miles. Hot weather, AC, short trips.
     
  5. F8L

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    Isn't it pretty amazing how hard you have to try to get below 40mpg in the Prius? Even the GenII would rarely go below 40mpg over the course of a full tank.

    What do the TDi boys have to say now? ;)
     
  6. Izham Aziz

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    40mpg = 17KM/L , and even if I floor it hard, I can't even see it drop to 18KM/L as long as the trip is over 5km.. hahahaha
     
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    SquallLHeart The Techie Guy

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    mine was 0.00 mpg o_O

    total distance traveled: 0... :sneaky:
     
  9. SSG S

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    39.6 Was my worst tank. Besides that I've been averaging in the mid to high 40's, which seems a bit low to me...
    According to fuelly, this is what everything has looked like for me and my precious.


    #DateMilesGal.MPGPriceCity

    10 6/30/12 419.0 9.04 46.4 3.699 65%
    9 6/16/12 406.0 8.64 47.0 3.859 65%
    8 6/4/12 398.0 8.62 46.2 4.159 60%
    7 5/29/12 447.0 9.30 48.1 4.199 55%
    6 5/19/12 467.0 10.00 46.7 4.499 50%
    5 5/9/12 430.0 9.03 47.6 4.099 60%
    4 4/28/12 418.0 8.76 47.7 3.999 60%
    3 4/22/12 296.0 7.48 39.6 4.099 45%
    2 4/20/12 339.0 6.00 56.5 4.169 70%
    1 4/12/12 394.0 8.59 45.9 4.159 55%
     
  10. Izham Aziz

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    did a 36km run trying to test the top speed of the PC. Manged 192kph (115mph) before I chickened out yet still it gives me a reading of 20.6KM/L (48.5mpg) I was doing lowest 120kph, mostly 140 ish and topped 192 for about a few second and 160 a few minutes over like 20km of clear freeways. (I know it's wrong and dangerous, just wanted to see if the C can perform). I don't see much difference between doing a constant 100kph (21-22km/L (50-51mpg)) and sprinting around (19-20KM/L ( 47-48mpg)) Or is the meter reading wrong?
     
  11. eldersciii

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    I got 35.5mpg on the 15mile drive home from work. 104* outside and using a/c the drive and uphill the whole way.
     
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    2014 Prius C Three- 65 MPG, no A/C @ 55MPH for 50 miles. 43 MPG with A/C @ 75 MPH for 50 miles.
     
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    I was parked on the street and went to back into the driveway. As soon as the car was in READY mode the ICE switched on. I backed into the driveway
    and turned off the car and my readout showed Time 0, Miles 0, MPG 3

    3 mpg
    not really applicable to this thread I guess, but mpg can be really LOW sometimes, and the shorter the trip the lower the mpg per trip can get.