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I wanted to see what kind of gas mileage everyone is getting. I've been running in track mode for the most part because I like how the car sounds but seems to be going through gas quite a bit. What is everyone averaging, city, highway?
 

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I'm going through gas pretty quickly, too... running in "sport" mode mostly. I keep trying to keep it on "eco", but I like the sound and how it handles in "sport" or "track" too much... also when I need to goose it from someone pulling up next to me wanting to race... I need to be prepared. Eco won't do the job ;) lol I've been getting about 20 city and hwy. I know I'd do better in "eco", because when I use that mode with sport I get more out of my tank.
 

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I'm going through gas pretty quickly, too... running in "sport" mode mostly. I keep trying to keep it on "eco", but I like the sound and how it handles in "sport" or "track" too much... also when I need to goose it from someone pulling up next to me wanting to race... I need to be prepared. Eco won't do the job ;) lol I've been getting about 20 city and hwy. I know I'd do better in "eco", because when I use that mode with sport I get more out of my tank.
It might be only with the upgraded exhaust but you can open the valves in the exhaust to always get the sport/tract sound.
 

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You are getting worse mileage than you thought because you are sticking your foot into it more than a normal car...all comes with the reason oyu bought it. Go to ECO, drive around town and accelerate like a Honda accord and tell us what you get....
 

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Dave Tatman, BGAP Plant Manager, got 35+ MPG on a trip from Bowling Green, KY to northwestern Ohio; good luck trying to keep up with Dave in his StingRay.

And, below, driven, on an interstate in Nebraska....


Also need to consider that modern engines and cars are built to such right tolerances, that new cars will get progressively better mileage until they approach proximately 5 000 miles.
 

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I drove 700 miles 95% highway and averaged 28mpg. I drive in ECO but have my exhaust set to set open.

City in getting about 22mpg and highway 29mpg. The best I've gotten was 31.5
 

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I remember my dad use to tell me to keep my foot out of the carburetor back in the day. LOL
 

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For the 6k+ miles I have on RedHot since new, the cumulative average is 25 mpg. I consistently get above 30 mpg on expressway driving at 68-78 mph. I have never used ECO mode, have NPP set to be always open, drive about 2/3rds in Tour mode, the next largest segment in Sport, then Track and a little in Weather (the few times I have had any weather). I tend to drive enthusiastically most of the time, and use the paddles about 1/3 of the total time.
 

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Sport mode around town. Tour mode on trips. 5700 miles total the car averaging 22 mpg.
Same here. Sport mode around town, track on the highway, average 22 mpg each fill up, 3500 miles. Don't step into it much. Let the wanna-bees go by.
 

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I was getting 38mpg on my trip to Ohio, E mode I77

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According to the OnStar RemoteLink, lifetime fuel economy is 23 MPG (4698 miles).
 

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I live in Orlando, Florida and have a 2014 Stingray base model coupe in Torch Red, 2LT Adrenalin Red interior, 7 speed manual, that I took delivery on in October 2013. My wife and I just returned from a 6045 mile, three and a half week tour of the West, covering five National Parks (Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Teton, Arches, Canyonlands), traveling from Orlando to Kansas City, Estes Park, Casper, Cody, Jackson, Idaho Falls, Moab, Telluride, Durango, Taos, Ft Worth, and then home. Prior to departure I installed an Elite catch can in the PCV line. Total accumulation of oil in the catch can over the entire 6045 mile trip was 2.8 ounces. Average gas mileage for the entire trip, which included over two weeks of two lane mountain road driving plus driving in the cities we visited, was 30.2 mpg. We planned our trip to stay off Interstate highways as much as possible, so most or the driving was two lane back roads with some non-interstate four lane. ECO mode was almost never used as I have found it advantageous in only very limited conditions. Almost all driving was in TOUR mode.
 

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Have 1400 miles on car . On the 100 highway miles I averaged over 30 MPG, however not even close around town. Overall I am getting 15.1 MPG.
 
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