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View Poll Results: What is your your average MPG?

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  • 30-31 MPG

    44 20.18%
  • 32-33 MPG

    39 17.89%
  • 34-35 MPG

    37 16.97%
  • 36-37 MPG

    28 12.84%
  • 38-39 MPG

    41 18.81%
  • 40-41 MPG

    17 7.80%
  • 42+ MPG

    17 7.80%
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    Well, let's go back in history, my history with FIATs. I've been driving them since 1958 and this 500 Pop is, without a doubt, the stingiest on fuel of the 14 I've owned (two Nuova 500s, four 600s, two 850 sedans, one 1100 and three 145s, the 128-derived Yugo) plus three ('72 500L, '79 127 "903" and '80 127 "903") long-term rentals in Europe.

    My '12 Pop automatic averaged 37.7 but I don't like automatics so I traded it on this '13 stick shift. It has an overall for 26,100 miles of 41.5, 40.1 suburban local, and 47.5 highway. Mostly Florida driving with excursions to the Blue Ridge mountains in North Carolina. It's an absolutely gangbusters car equally at home around town, in the mountains, or long distance cruising. In over a million miles, I've never met a FIAT I didn't totally love. Sounds kinda kinky, I know, but I'm normal... if any ol' foof of 81 years can be considered normal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Since1958 View Post
    Well, let's go back in history, my history with FIATs. I've been driving them since 1958 and this 500 Pop is, without a doubt, the stingiest on fuel of the 14 I've owned (two Nuova 500s, four 600s, two 850 sedans, one 1100 and three 145s, the 128-derived Yugo) plus three ('72 500L, '79 127 "903" and '80 127 "903") long-term rentals in Europe.

    My '12 Pop automatic averaged 37.7 but I don't like automatics so I traded it on this '13 stick shift. It has an overall for 26,100 miles of 41.5, 40.1 suburban local, and 47.5 highway. Mostly Florida driving with excursions to the Blue Ridge mountains in North Carolina. It's an absolutely gangbusters car equally at home around town, in the mountains, or long distance cruising. In over a million miles, I've never met a FIAT I didn't totally love. Sounds kinda kinky, I know, but I'm normal... if any ol' foof of 81 years can be considered normal!
    I had a pop also but the best I ever got was 44 mpg. 47.5 mpg wow is that great. You must have really baby it to get that mpg. Anyway or however is that great.
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    Our turbo pulls around 32 mix

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    2013 500 pop manual w/ steel wheels in Tucson, az. All in city driving, hitting close to redline a few times a day (in second gear)... my trip computer says I average between 34 - 38. But when I fill up and do the math the old fashioned way, I'm getting 30-33. Anyone else doing the math the old fashioned way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dax-n-his-fiat View Post
    2013 500 pop manual w/ steel wheels in Tucson, az. All in city driving, hitting close to redline a few times a day (in second gear)... my trip computer says I average between 34 - 38. But when I fill up and do the math the old fashioned way, I'm getting 30-33. Anyone else doing the math the old fashioned way?
    Welcome to the forum. I also figure it out the manual way. There is usually a difference between the calculated and old fashioned way. For myself, it is somewhere around 1 or 2 mpg difference. I stopped paying attention to the difference, but from what I remember mine varied depending on driving conditions (highway or city, for example). One technique that may make help is to get gas at the same time of day using the same pump. That may tighten the differences up. It will also make your calculations more accurate as there are differences between pumps.

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