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I hate to give out bad news but I can tell you that this car will average not much more than 35 MPG for most every day drivers. The Gen 9's only average 33 MPG based on 5+ million miles reported on Fuelly. Based on testing/EPA, Gen10 gets 1 MPG higher city and 3 MPG higher HWY on 1.5L, so it will probably be 35 to 36 MPG among most drivers, with a slight edge for highway drivers.

So I would not expect much more than this unless you do exclusively highway driving or you use grandma and hypermiling techniques. This car is not a hybrid and doesn't have any stop/start, so its going to get heavily affected by acceleration's and city driving.

That being said, 35MPG average is very nice for a 3K lb non-hybrid, and best in class, even better than the i-Eloop Mazda 3 (which uses capacitor and brake energy recovery to get 2MPG more).
 

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If i've learned anything on my hondas over the past 11 years, break in period matters. My cars all rose about 1mpg every 1000 miles i drove. 35 for non break in is awesome considering my 8th gen in high school averaged about 26mpg for the first month. If my 8th gen coupe could get 41mpg on an extended highway trip to pittsburgh from columbus, no doubt the new civic will be able to hit 42+ on distance cruising trips.

I do almost 100% city driving... my 9th gen averages about 27-28mpg most of the time (i am heavy on the throttle most of the time, usually revving to 3-4k rpms getting up to speed depending on traffic) just wonder if my mileage in the city will be better (less revving because more low end power on tap from the 1.5T) or worse (i'll still be rev happy and i'll be spooling up the turbo everytime. haha)

Thankfully for me i don't actually drive that much, very short work commute, no social life, etc... so mpg isn't really my top priority as i usually only fill up the gas tank once a month, maybe twice.
 

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its the booooooosttt that will do you in. If you can stay out of the boost as often as possible you'll find tons of mileage. But it's no fun driving like a granny... what's 4 mpg a tank work out to cost wise? ;)
 

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It's all a matter of how you drive. I have a 2013 Accord Sport this is rated 35MPH highway. I can consistently get 39-40 MPG sometimes a fraction more. I do drive at the speed limit and am light on the throttle. My other car is a 2014 Corvette that will get 35-36 MPG on the highway if you obey the speed limit (in ECO Mode with cylinder de-activation).
For me it's fun to try getting the max MPGs. Having the MPG meter in the car makes me try for the higher mileage most of the time when I drive.
The only car I had that did not make Highway MPGs was my 2010 Elantra (initially rated at 40 MPG Highway-later reduced to 38 MPGs after enough people complained about unattainable mileage rating).
 

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Is your Accord a 2.4L?
Cuz I'm thinking to get the 1.5T sedan, but there is also a demo 2014 Accord coupe EX-L 2.4L stick (6kkm on odo) in town, which is about 1k cheaper before tax.
I'm still hesitating ....
 

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just finished trip from memphis to southern illinois.

49.8 mpg
interstate speed 70
two lane road 55

maintained speed limit.

no jack rabbit starts.

returning to memphis wednesday all state highway, no interstate.
will post results.
Wow, that's some good news~:)
1.5T or 2.0?
That's on board computer or did you do the math at pump?
 

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That does sound very high although I have gotten as much as 42 mpg on my 2013 Accord Sport.
It again depends on how you drive. Hyper milers can get amazingly high MPG numbers. Once you get the hang of it, there is not that much difference in travel times between so called everyday driving style and hyper milageing. It actually becomes fun to do.
 

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After my first full tankful on my Touring, the dashboard computer said I was averaging 39.3 mpg.
However, when I filled it up and did my division, the true mpg was 37.1, mostly highway and never gunning it.
Is anyone else noticing a 2 mpg differential between the computer and reality?
Gary Tate: is your 49.8 mpg reality or what the computer said?
 

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Hit 1000 miles today, So far MPG rests at 34.8, Lots of leadfootitus has been involved in my driving but i'm impressed really, my elantra was getting 28 with the same treatment of to work/home of a pretty short trip, this does involve a 200 mile ride home from the dealer and a quarter of it was going through dallas traffic

If it's already warm and on the freeway she will pull 45+ or so, the numbers are right folks
 

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The ECO button is not a majic transformation. The following are its primary functions:
De-sensitizes the throttle to minimize jack rabbit starts.
Allows the CVT to upshift sooner for taller gearing sooner.
When the A/C is on, it cycles the compressor more often to take some of the load off the engine.

Other than the A/C cycling, you can do the rest yourself with a gentle foot on the throttle however with the ECO button you don't have to-the cars does it for you.
 
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