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StilezGTS
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2000 Toyota Celica

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Lancaster, PA
Mar 26, 5:56pm - #426404 
Gas Mileage Question

Ok... I have been noticing lately my car is eating gas like nothing...

I looked at the manual and it states...

Holds 14.5 gallons and gets (12.1 miles per gallon)

Is this correct? 12 seems really really low to me

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hombredelassrtas
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2004 Toyota Celica

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Gainesville, FL
Mar 26, 7:11pm - #426405 
LOL wow my jeep used to get 12 mpg. But that was becasue of its gearing and ineffecient inline 6 wink Ur getting crappy gas becasue ur driving liek a normal person wink If you use lift often ur going to et crappy gas. If ur rev high to shift ur going to loose gas. So prettymuch all you can do is drive slower ot fix it smile

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Milford, NJ
Mar 26, 8:40pm - #426406 
i just got 360 on my last tank of gas
that's 24 mpg average
that's with a little bit of lift in there


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cwsample
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2001 Toyota Celica

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Sherman, TX
Mar 27, 12:32am - #426407 
yea, sometimes i gotta have a little fun, but i usually get around 24-26. When I was strictly driving an hour and a half commute from school on the weekends, i got up to 32...that was nice grin


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StilezGTS
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2000 Toyota Celica

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Lancaster, PA
Mar 27, 1:27am - #426408 
im getting about 23 mpg... i dont know what the hell that 12.1 was..

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maingear
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2002 Toyota Celica

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Arkansas
Mar 27, 3:10am - #426409 
I think someone siphoned your tank! We did that to a guy that bought a VW, well, we added a few gallons each week for a month, then took it back out. He went to the dealer wanting to know what happoned to his 80 MPG!! rofl

I'm getting 30 - 28, but that's crusing at 80. If i could ease up on this lead foot I could do better.

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sickcelica696
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2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica
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Annapolis, MD
Mar 27, 8:57am - #426410 
Last week I've been shifting at 4k religiously, and I have gotten 236mi out of 2 notches above half a tank right now

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ForceFed
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2002 Toyota Celica

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Southern Utah
Mar 27, 11:51am - #426411 
i get about 300 miles a tank


cant say ive done that before... ahh crap
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