[s-cars] Extremely Good Gas Mileage

Elijahallen92 at aol.com Elijahallen92 at aol.com
Wed Aug 4 13:23:28 EDT 2004

In a message dated 8/4/2004 1:13:25 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
waves at comcast.net writes:

> I find it very hard to believe these cars get anything close to 30mpg,
> chipped or not. My 1994 S4, chipped only gets high teens at best, during
> winter, slighter higher in summer and i have a fairly light foot on
> acceleration. One factor no one has thrown in was how accurate your speedo
> is. My MPG is calculated via GPS, something which is far more accurate than
> any speedo. Typically, my odometer shows 103 miles per 100 actual miles
> traveled and this number has varied by as much as 1.5 miles. Not that that
> is going to throw my numbers off too far. Just something to consider.

When my S4 was just chipped with an exhaust it got consistent 28mpg on the 
highway going 80mph. After all the fun stuff I still got 22mpg on the highway. 
On the track I got 8mpg.


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