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Hello All,

happy holidays and hope everyone had safe holidays......

I just purchased a 2011 sc with 100,000 kms about 2 weeks ago and i have been driving it every day. I am pretty familiar with other rrs sc 2009 and 2010 but it seems like mine spends more gas then the other ones i used to drive ...i drove 400kms or 240 miles on cruise control 95% of the highway. I filled it p before i left and i used jus about 3/4 of a full tank is that normal?...are there any precautions i can use to preserve the gas consumption ... i know that if i can aford a range rover i shouldnt be worried about the fuel but i am just wondering if there is an issue
 

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That's about 16 mpg or so, honestly that sounds about right give or take a mile or two, and a lot depends on how fast you were driving, how cold it was, etc.. You will probably average 15-17 mpg with mostly highway driving, 12-14 in an even mix of city and highway, and 10-12 if you are stuck fighting city traffic every day. Gas mileage sucks, no way around it. Stop doing the mpg math as it will drive you crazy :) and ruin your enjoyment of such an amazingly powerful engine making your 3-ton SUV move like a sports car. The gas bill is the price you pay for it (also, big brakes bills...)
 

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Mine is a 2010 RRS S/C and that does sound right. Have yet to make the trip from ottawa to Toronto but your mileage sound bang on with what others have noted. Don't forget that a supercharger does add to the fuel consumption.
 

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Also, don't forget to bring your tires up to 40PSI as it will cut down on rolling resistance. Technicians usually inflate tires to 32-35 PSI which definitely affects mileage.
 

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Also remember to coast downhills, never pass anyone, wave at all the slow pokes in the fast lane, and never floor it from a stop.....Yeah right!
Boy I wish I was getting 16mpg it's more like 14.2mpg most of the time - unless I'm conscientiously making an effort to barely touch the gas pedal - then it's more like 16.2mpg.
But what's the fun in that?
 

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Also, don't forget to bring your tires up to 40PSI as it will cut down on rolling resistance. Technicians usually inflate tires to 32-35 PSI which definitely affects mileage.
I can only add keeping clean air filter will help some.
 

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I've got an 06 rrs sc, My run to work and home is just over 50 miles, its mainly dual carriage ways so other than the odd round-about I'm sat at 55/65mph I'm averaging 19mpg but that's being pretty light on the throttle. Around town that drops to 14mpg, if I'm rough with it.. well I reset the mpg and then did a standing start pedal to the deck and it was reading 7mpg over a 1/4 mile.
That being said, mine is a 4.2, you're rockin a 5 liter so bound to be a little heavier on the juice.
 
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