2012 Civic MPG - share your current gas mileage

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  1. Tak

    Tak Well-Known Member

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    My mpg sucks. I think it is due to a few reasons. 1. Lots of stop and go traffic, 2. Heavy wheels that I need to brake in stop and go traffic, 3. I do 6 miles 2 trips daily, 4. Body kit with down force, 5. Maybe it's about time for the spark plug replacement


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  2. wondermalt

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    Totally worth it tho (?)
     
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  3. webby
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    Do you know what the weight is for your wheels?
     
  4. Tak

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    My wheel is Drag -33. According to the website, it is 20 pounds without the lug lock. I don't know what the weight is for the gorilla lug lock though.

    I think my wheel setup is heavier than stock steel wheel.

    I've been trying to find a way to scale a wheel. May be I could when I'm trying to install the suspension.
     
  5. Tak

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    I pay to play LOL
    My friend says my civic mpg is so similar to his Toyota sienna LOL
     
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    I think your issue is stop and go traffic. 20lbs isn't great, but it's not horrible. Any time you aren't moving you're just burning/wasting gas.
     
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  7. Tak

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    But I recall I got a little better mpg before the car was transformed LOL
    I've been thinking about getting enkei rpf1 painted in white and a bbk in the near future for a possible mpg improvement
     
  8. Nefertiti_Civi

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    Averaged about 30.5 MPG right now, 20% city / 80% highway cruising. Filling up when I hit around 300 miles. It's dropped way down since I've installed my downpipe... lol
     
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    22 mpg these days because of increased traffic. Average speed on a tank of gas has dropped to below 20 mph over the tank of gas.
     
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  10. Tony-si

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    I got 37mpg on my 13 si. should have taken a picture of it.
     
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    Damn! How much highway driving?
     

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