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  1. 1.8 VTEC MPG? 2008 model, real mpg?

    General Discussion (8G)
    Hi, My first post! I'm due to purchase a Honda Civic 2007-2008 model. I'm looking for a 1.8 petrol engine, but I'm confused with the mpg. I drive normal and am coming from a seat Leon 1.9 diesel. Although I can appreciate it won't be as good on fuel, I really want the Honda experience. Any...
  2. MPG 1.8 petrol

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi all, I am running a2007 FK2 1.8 petroland the fuel economy is awful. Although the display shows 35 to 40 MPG, the reality at the pump is around 25 to 28 MPG. :facepalm: Driving-wise I take it very smoothly and do the school run. So, any ideas on what I can do? Can these cars be...
  3. Performance Gear Shifting-Servicing

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hi All I have just purchased a honda civic 1.8 EX-iShift 2007(Hatchback-UK model), with 44k miles on the clock, 1) i have noticed that in the normal auto mode the gear shifts at/around 3.5-4 RPM , is it really normal ?? or on what RPM it should change the gear normally. 2) What should be the...
  4. Fuel Bad fuel economy with automatic gearbox

    Engines and Transmission (8G)
    Hello, I have 2010 edition Honda Civic 1.8 with full automatic gearbox (not i-shift). I bought it in January 2011 and immediately I noticed high fuel consumtion, especially during city drive. In the city it goes around 15l (about 19mpg) and during the winter months it was even 18l (15.6mpg)...
  5. Low Fuel Economy

    Previous Civics
    Hi Everyone, i have a EK3 - 2000 Civic (D15Z4 Engine), Automatic. It has done 104,000 KM. I bought it about 3 months back..... Changed the timing belt, tension, oil seals, filters, shocks, cleaned the injectors, tune up .. all from the Honda Agent. But it not doing great on fuel...