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I use Shell 89 90% of the time and I don't seem to get much better than about 18 mpg in my SE.
This may change as I will be doing a bit more highway driving now though.
 

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I have to burn 93 octane because of the blower tune. I usually use BP, it runs without problems.

The car was bought in October of 2008 and has about 7200 miles on it. I have only been able to check highway as the local roads have been clogged or snow nasty. Obviously I don't put a lot of miles on it, however, I am getting around 26 mpg on the local expressways and they haven't always been smooth sailing. I probably get better highway milage in the winter because of very cautious driving. I don't think I hit full throttle acceleration in two months.
 

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i only use 93 octane. in the summer i get 23.5 and in the winter i get 21.5
as a comparison, my R/T gets 18.1 for the same route and style of driving.
 

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I get zero mpg in the winter (she's sleeping)...and lucky to get 12mpg in summer....

I use Shell 89 90% of the time and I don't seem to get much better than about 18 mpg in my SE.
This may change as I will be doing a bit more highway driving now though.
 

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City mileage sux for me since I can't seem to keep my foot out of it. Highway mileage averages 25mpg on cruise at 70mph. Gotta love the MDS on the autos.

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I have gotten as high as 28 mpg on my trip to Florida, but I have gotten as low as only 15 mpg hitting it at every red light lol
When I'm kind on the throttle and only have about 1-3 WOTs to the speed limit a day, I can average around 18-20 mpg

This is all on 89 octane
 

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this is car for fun so gas millage is not big deal,on 93 octane gas avg 19-20....
well after reading all of the posts it would seem the consensus is
keep your foot out of it for good MPG or drive it like you stole it and pay at the pump.

personally im with zemplin, i bought it for fun so when i do take it out even though its a "lowly" v6 i do tend to jump on it a lot but i still average
19-20
 

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I wish that I could get gas at Saudi prices. ¢.46 a gallon. I would keep my foot in it. Last I checked was around 18 mpg.
 

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filled up just a few days ago before my surgery, got 23 mpg, now if I play around it goes to about 18-19. right now it aint getting squat cause it is just sitting in driveway. I havent drove it since Wednesday when my surgery took place.
 

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checked mpg after 3 days of highway driving...running about 22 mpg...that's better at least.
 

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When I want great mileage, I ride the Harley! Getting round 16 in the SE, but I have not put this car in "drive", since the second day I drove/owned it! Love this little 4 -speed clutchless tranny, and like to keep the rpms up where it's powerband is, bout 500 higher than the Hemi ran. Love the way it holds compression up to third, which is allways top gear till I get on hiway, all on 89 fuel since birth.
 
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The first tank of gas was 87 octane and I drove with a heavy foot; 18.91 MPG.

The second tank was 89 octane and I drove conservatively; 24.33 MPG.
 
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