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Is there really only a 1 mpg difference between a 2006 hse and a 2006 SC? Sounds a bit too
good to be true. 15mpg vs 14mpg really ?
 

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LOL i think the SC owners will beg to differ. i've got an HSE and my numbers aren't going to totally accurate since i'm running 18s on fatty nittos, but my display says 14.5mpg for a commute that's 50-50 highway-street. for the past year, it was more of a highway commute and bumped up to 15. i'll get the SC owners chime in, but i coulda sworn it was in the 10-12mpg range.
 

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Have an 06 SC and consistantly get 11-12MPG in the city. When on the highway even at 80mph it is not unusual to get 17-18MPG. I guess when you get all that weight up to speed the tranny takes a load off
 

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gbrown3622 said:
Have an 06 SC and consistantly get 11-12MPG in the city. When on the highway even at 80mph it is not unusual to get 17-18MPG. I guess when you get all that weight up to speed the tranny takes a load off
what does the HSE get on the highway?
so the HSE city is about 15 mpg and SC is about 12 mpg? dang thats low!
how u like ur SC? any problems? recommend SC for extra 4k's or just go with the HSE?
 

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The problem with the SC is the Supercharger whine is addicting, it is like crack for the feet and ears......ya just can't get enough....
 

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You gents have heavy right feet. Between my wife and I we usually get 16.5 -17 around town and 19-20+ on the highway (70-80), according to the onboard computer anyway.
 

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fixthedoor said:
You gents have heavy right feet. Between my wife and I we usually get 16.5 -17 around town and 19-20+ on the highway (70-80), according to the onboard computer anyway.
Neither of my two sports ever saw 19-20 mpg's. you must be feeding them some vegan, whole grain, high protein healthy diet. On the east coast we just feed our Sports gas.
 

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11.5MPG BITES!

 

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My sisters 2008 4.4 HSE gets her approx 15mpg average both city and highway.
 

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Here's my thing...I'm buying an SUV not a race car. There is no Rover that is going to put up with the Porsche in the garage so why spend the extra $$. When I was looking for my rover I thought about a SC however I just wasn't able to justify the extra $$ for power I am never really going to use.

I've driven my sisters 2008 HSE and even the power in that feels more than enough. The flip side is the saying that goes "get the best one you can afford" in that case being the SC. I'd rather spend the extra $$ personalizing my Rover than added power...
 

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TriGem2k said:
Here's my thing...I'm buying an SUV not a race car. There is no Rover that is going to put up with the Porsche in the garage so why spend the extra $$. When I was looking for my rover I thought about a SC however I just wasn't able to justify the extra $$ for power I am never really going to use.

I've driven my sisters 2008 HSE and even the power in that feels more than enough. The flip side is the saying that goes "get the best one you can afford" in that case being the SC. I'd rather spend the extra $$ personalizing my Rover than added power...
The main difference in the cars I feel was the brakes. the SC has AMAZING brakes but not the HSE. It is something I have to test drive again and figure out.
 

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I agree with you on that one. The larger brembos definitely have some intense "bite" to them.
 

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I agree with you on that one. The larger brembos definitely have some intense "bite" to them.
thats why im starting to think if the SC is worth it or not.

I am going to get extended warranty for sure,which im hoping wont cost more than 3k's for 3 year warranty so i either go HSE for 28 lets say with 3k on warranty for 31 or go 32 for SC and 35 after warranty.
 

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If the total difference is only 4k might as well go SC
 

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I agree with UK. I will say though my 2010 has pretty good breaks. They feel stronger than the 06-09 HSE but not as strong as the brembos
 
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