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Drove from north GA to south FL averaging 71mph on the highways with the AC on and got a genuine 37mpg. Trip computer said 40.2 but manual calculation was 37.0. This is an S trim DSG and I was using 87 octane. Can鈥檛 believe it gets such good mileage!
 

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Sounds about right, pretty close to my Alltrack. Glad to hear I won't be taking a hit next year when I trade Frau Blucher in for a GTI (y)
 
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Sounds high. But if legit then Kudos

Not an apples to apples comparison, still EA888 2.0 Engines tho.

But I recently did NC to South FL in '16 Golf R (Manual so 1 less gear - it does about 3K RPM at 80 MPH). 29.2 Down 29.8 back.
Then I did NC to OH in '19 Arteon: peak avg consumption I saw was 32.4 (8 Speed non-DSG Auto).

I usually DGAF about mileage and have oil temp up, but lately been putting avg consumption up and have not been hooning on either of those trips. :(
 

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Impressive - you must have had quite a tailwind, or tailored your driving style for maximum fuel economy.

It has been a very rare tank of fuel that has returned anything outside of 26-28mpg for my mk8.
 

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Sounds high. But if legit then Kudos

Not an apples to apples comparison, still EA888 2.0 Engines tho.

But I recently did NC to South FL in '16 Golf R (Manual so 1 less gear - it does about 3K RPM at 80 MPH). 29.2 Down 29.8 back.
Then I did NC to OH in '19 Arteon: peak avg consumption I saw was 32.4 (8 Speed non-DSG Auto).

I usually DGAF about mileage and have oil temp up, but lately been putting avg consumption up and have not been hooning on either of those trips. :(
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Recent road trip Michigan to South Padre Island. S with DSG.
 

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Sounds high. But if legit then Kudos

Not an apples to apples comparison, still EA888 2.0 Engines tho.

But I recently did NC to South FL in '16 Golf R (Manual so 1 less gear - it does about 3K RPM at 80 MPH). 29.2 Down 29.8 back.
Then I did NC to OH in '19 Arteon: peak avg consumption I saw was 32.4 (8 Speed non-DSG Auto).

I usually DGAF about mileage and have oil temp up, but lately been putting avg consumption up and have not been hooning on either of those trips. :(
I don鈥檛 usually care much about fuel economy either, but at over $4/gallon it鈥檚 nice to be able to run 87 and get such good mileage at the same time.
 

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I should have mentioned this: The Golf R is EQT Vortex Equipped and e-tuned by EQT with full bolt-ons supporting.
Arteon is stock, until 'people first' expires. Then it's Jb4 finds a home. 馃懣:devilish::)
 

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Drove from north GA to south FL averaging 71mph on the highways with the AC on and got a genuine 37mpg. Trip computer said 40.2 but manual calculation was 37.0. This is an S trim DSG and I was using 87 octane. Can鈥檛 believe it gets such good mileage!
Likewise, just drove round trip from Greensboro NC to Syracuse on I-81 with all the mountains and twisty roads in my 2017 GLI (DSG) and averaged 36 mpg on 89 octane. Drove between 70-80 mph. Incredible!
 

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It's no surprise that Volkswagen gets good gas mileage... That's been their entire premise since their inception.
 

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Sounds about right. 71 mph seems to be the sweet spot for fuel economy and the trip computer usually reads higher then measured from the pump.

Mileage goes down a bit in winter-probably a combo of additives in the blend as well as slightly longer time to get engine oils up to proper temperature

One of the best cars that I have owned.

Although I miss my TDI (for the bottom end torque) but not at today鈥檚 diesel prices馃ズ
 
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