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Hi all I'm in the UK and have an 84 passion. Check out the MPG as we are only getting 32 MPG out of it ,the best we have obtained is 39 MPG Merc say ther is nothing wrong with it.
 

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Hi all I'm in the UK and have an 84 passion. Check out the MPG as we are only getting 32 MPG out of it ,the best we have obtained is 39 MPG Merc say ther is nothing wrong with it.
Jon,

How many ounces to your gallon, In the colonies we don't use the imperial gallon
 

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yes my friend Nick has a 71 passion and is getting 40 MPG which is less than his Mustang which he runs on LPG and gets a 52 MPG equivalent . The Mustang is about 8 months old so it's run in .
 

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From a UK poster who concentrates on conservation
54 mpg = 44.96 mpg American
63 mpg = 52.46 mpg American
48 mpg = 39.97 mpg American

From above 32 MPG = 26.64 mpg American
28 MPG = 23.31mpg American
40 MPG = 33.3 mpg American

Did the Mercedes Engine have this much flux in fuel consumption

By the way 22.01 mpg American has been the lowest I have seen todate on the 451
 

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Hi Jon,

Our cars are supposed to have a taller 5th gear ratio and lower compression; maybe that accounts for the estimates of 40 mpg on the highway?
 

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I am from Germany,
my new smart takes way too much gas also.
Smart said the average is 5.1 litres/100km (44mpg) in the mix. 4.2L highway / 5.9L town.
I only drive on highways, going 60mph and I cant get it under 6.2L/100km which is equivalent to 36mpg.
I do not want to figure out how much it takes when driving in normal city traffic.
 
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