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When can we expect better fuel mileage?

When can we expect better fuel mileage? I was disappointed to hear there wasn't much of a step forward when it comes to fuel efficiency in the WK2s.
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:19 PM
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Sorry man had to.
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:20 PM
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

Man, its a Jeep LOL....they have power, they are a very stong pulling vehicle.

if your looking for mpg, buy a hybrid car LOL.
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

Sorry to say if you want fuel economy a 5000lbs Jeep shouldn't be your 1st choice. That being said I was impressed that Car and Driver observed 19 mpg on their test of a 3.6 powered Laredo X. Factor in that, in the same issue they tested the new four cylinder Buick Regal and they only averaged 22 mpg.
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

You are talking about a 2.5 ton brick on wheels! The only real chance at respectable mileage would be a diesel and Jeep has never been able to figure out how to do that in a way that the average Jeep owner would be willing to accept.
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

hmmm...I could sell you a tornado, or maybe just some magnets to stick on your fuel line...PM me and I'll send you a PO box # to send your cash to.
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When can we expect better fuel mileage? I was disappointed to hear there wasn't much of a step forward when it comes to fuel efficiency in the WK2s.

what better could you ask for than 15 city, 18 hwy? Im happy with it anyway.....but then again i have a 5 minute commute with no stops.
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

I can get 24 on the highway doing 80.
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

After your 1st oil change you should start seeing better gas mileage then what you have. I always change the oil on a new engine at 2K miles.
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After your 1st oil change you should start seeing better gas mileage then what you have. I always change the oil on a new engine at 2K miles.

im at 2k now. so i guess ill have it changed....
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Re: When can we expect better fuel mileage?

Its better when is new to change the oil earlier then usual, just to get out the fine particles and possible tiny metal debris and such from being a new engine that may be in there..
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