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  1. 444 miles on a tank

    smart fortwo (451 - US vehicle)
    444 miles on this tank of gas, pulled into the driveway with .3 gallons Yes, zero point 3 :cool: Trip meter reads 444 miles... Not bad for mostly highway with the AC blasting.... 40+ mile commute, each way, So 80+ a day, 5 days and I pull into the driveway on Friday with just enought to get...
  2. 42 MPG, on a 12 year old car...

    smart Fuel Economy
    Laugh, :angelanddevil: My Smart car and my Saturn SL2 are now getting the same mileage, 42 MPG. Of course the Smart is doing that in the city, and the Saturn on the highway... Changed the 5th gear on the Saturn for a longer gear, from .730 to .605, about a 20% reduction in RPM's. I wonder...
  3. Considering Smart Car

    smart General Discussion
    Hi, I'm thinking of buying a smart car, but while I hear so much about fuel economy, many people tell me that it is too dangerous on highways. I've seen the crash test video, etc., and I know that it meets the US safety standard, but I'm still a bit concerned. If I do get a smart car, I will be...
  4. Milage decrease since tranny upgrade?

    smart Fuel Economy
    My milage has decreased from 39-40 mpg to 32-35 mpg since I upgraded the transmission. This also coincided with summer and hotter weather (read 'a/c on more often and higher'). No driving habit or route changes. Anyone else have a similar experience since the tranny upgrade? or with a/c? Just...
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