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No unfortunately its just about to drop as im doing 2 cold 2mile journeys today ***.

Pretty pleased its acheivable though as I go on holiday to the lakes twice a year and id always got 40MPG for the entire holiday in a 1.8 celica... i think i might be able to smash my record in the Civic :)

Who needs a diesel hey!!
 

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I used to do 40+ on my old 25mile drive to work, country roads too, but sadly after switching jobs so the R is my second car and spending all my extra money on tuning it it never sees those figures anymore.

But it's nice to drive it like it's designed for :D
 

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Wow that's impressive. Going my first long run tomorrow up the hills. Probably a 100 mile round trip so I might try this. Although no doubt I'll bottle it after a few miles and start VTECing. :lol:
 

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I have forgetton what vtech is like now!! Hehe


I'd rather drive a powerful car slowly than thrash an underpowered one for the same results :)


A friend has a ford ka version2 and she gets 42mpg average per tank.
 

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Well you're about to be amazed, over a 100 mile journey on long winding B roads done at 40MPG. It was sooooo boring though. I'm never doing it again! :lol: Even the beautiful Scottish highlands on a bright sunny day didn't make up for the lack of VTEC.


Economical Driving in a Type-R by Rossco 7, on Flickr
 

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Well you're about to be amazed, over a 100 mile journey on long winding B roads done at 40MPG. It was sooooo boring though. I'm never doing it again! :lol: Even the beautiful Scottish highlands on a bright sunny day didn't make up for the lack of VTEC.


Economical Driving in a Type-R by Rossco 7, on Flickr

TBH i was still onto 42MPG yesterday and on 100Miles lol

Its dropped to 38MPG this morning now as i forgot to drive economically
 

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I'm normally at about 27mpg & I hardly ever get the chance to vtec due to cameras & speed bumps etc. I do only do town trips of about 8mile though. :(

Just an expensive shopping trolley really!
 
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