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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 18th December 2008, 13:19 Thread Starter
 
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Greetings from Portugal

Hello Civic fans!

Since last month, I am the happy owner of a Civic 2.2 iCTDI Sport

So far I have total of 3000 kms and this is my evaluation

Most happy with:
The design
The interior space
The engine

Not so happy with:
The car key (It's huuuge)
The diesel consumption. I know I only have 3000 kms but even so I think 40 mpg isn't that economic:
- I don't have an agressive driving (It is very rare to go beyond 2500 rpm)
- Most part of the kms where made on highway
- My previous diesel car was an Audi Avant 1.9TDi, I also bought it newand started at 44 mpg, never more than 42 and normally did 45.

What do you think? Shoud I just wait and the mpg will go up, or shoud I go to the Honda dealer and ask them to check it?

Thanks to all
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 18th December 2008, 14:22
 
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hey welcome!!

buy yourself a flip key, few people on here have them..gonna get one myself
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Welcome to the forum!

Your mpg will improve in time as the engine gets run in fully.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 18th December 2008, 16:06
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Hi and welcome to the place

The MPG will improve over time as 3000km is not many and the engine will get better
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 18th December 2008, 16:29
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Hi and welcome to civinfo.

As other have said your MPG will get better the more miles you do.
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