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non GT,1.9 stock engine auto's only.

i would like the know what you guys/gals are getting for gas mileage in different climates/areas of the country. my area right now its 2.5 °F and in the last 3 tanks ive gotten 28mpg. ide like to see what everyone else is gettin
 

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Well lets see. I have a 1.9l 93 lx sedan with the standard 9 gallon tank and I get around 200 miles before I start sweating and looking for the next station. Just the other day I ran it out of gas on the highway trying to get home ( of course during a damn snowstorm in the middle of a 5 lane highway) good times good times lol but I still love the damn thing go figure
 

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i think i get the same as u do but maybe a bit more. it's a 92 wagon with a short ram intake, maf and ecu from a 94, and auto.
 

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In our 92 LX wagon with automatic, we got as high as 37.8 mpg on the open road (in empty west Texas in hot weather) and get about 28-29 driving around the suburbs of the nations capitol in the summer, about 27 in winter weather.
In our 94 with 5 speed we got as high as 40 mpg on I-10 (west TX again), and get about 30 around the suburbs in the Rio Grande valley. When my wife drives it she gets slightly less.

With both of these cars it seemed to take several thousand miles after putting in new piston rings, before we began getting the best mileage.

I always measure how far I get on each tank of gas, to remind myself to take it easy and drive smooth.
 

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nix93 said:
Well lets see. I have a 1.9l 93 lx sedan with the standard 9 gallon tank and I get around 200 miles before I start sweating and looking for the next station. Just the other day I ran it out of gas on the highway trying to get home ( of course during a damn snowstorm in the middle of a 5 lane highway) good times good times lol but I still love the damn thing go figure
The second Gens have approx 12 gal tanks. :scratch:
Many times I have added more than 10 gals.
 

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according to chiltons, the LX's have an 11.9 gallon tank and the GT's have a 13.2 gallon tank
 

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u got some junk in the trunk lol
 

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so the GT has a bigger tank I wonder why and if it will fit under mine sure would be nice to have that lil extra especially now since I have 120 mile commute round trip for work every day
 

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so the GT has a bigger tank I wonder why and if it will fit under mine sure would be nice to have that lil extra especially now since I have 120 mile commute round trip for work every day
i don't see y it wouldn't fit. the tanks r probably taller to add more fuel for their mazda motors.
 

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all GT's have the same size tank
 

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varies

My 91 Pony seems to be an exception getting around 32 mpg driving like a pizza delivery guy....which means I drive the poo out of it.

11.9 gallon tank and I get antsy around 300 miles.
Best was a couple of highway trips of over 50 mpg.

I have dropped some mileage recently and am hovering under 30 mpg right now. I tried to blame it on gas or cold, but I just need a serious tune up.
340,000 miles and 80,000 since any serious tuning.

Just sold a 95 LX that averaged about 25mpg.
Newest Escort "Brittany" seems to be averaging well, but am still only halfway throught the first fillup since 2007. 186 miles with the gas gauge at half.

My driving is odd, 3000 mile oil change every 5 weeks, 6 to 12 hours a day where the car never cools off, 90% is under 45 with a couple of 3 mile stretches above 50, 5th gear is a rarity. Pizza delivery!

Bruce
 
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