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27.3, ~4,800 miles since new, with a 2019 Limited (1.6T, DCT) driving in general, short trips (less than 5 miles one way) almost all the time. 95% city driving, and we use regular grade (87) Top Tier gasoline exclusively. I try and get it out on the highway for a quick full throttle entrance ramp run, twice, a couple times a month.

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182/7/20266.009.39528.312.12990%
171/18/20196.007.45626.292.19990%
161/7/20264.009.82426.872.23990%
1512/7/19163.008.18619.912.19990%
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1310/27/19311.0010.51929.572.189100%
1210/6/19309.0010.97528.162.27990%
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108/17/19289.0011.05526.142.41990%
98/2/19314.0011.54327.202.59990%
 
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I have a heavy foot, short trips.

18 mpg mixed winter (Minnesota).

22 mpg summer.

Best trip hwy 32 mpg Fill the tank, and go directly to the hwy.
 

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Only about 100 other threads on this...

again I'll advocate here to look this up
Thank you for the table...I have 542 miles...have filled up twice...1st time got 28 mpg as I made a 129 mile freeway trip and 2nd time got 23 mpg with only one freeway trip of about 15 miles. No where near the numbers others are reporting but heard on a review of the 2019 turbo that gas mileage was 23 city/28 highway so if that's right, I am on target??????????
 

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I have a heavy foot, short trips.

18 mpg mixed winter (Minnesota).

22 mpg summer.

Best trip hwy 32 mpg Fill the tank, and go directly to the hwy.
Seems perhaps I do too....I have 542 miles...have filled up twice...1st time got 28 mpg as I made a 129 mile freeway trip and 2nd time got 23 mpg with only one freeway trip of about 15 miles. No where near the numbers others are reporting but heard on a review of the 2019 turbo that gas mileage was 23 city/28 highway so if that's right, I am on target?????????? BTW I drive in Normal mode...not sport...don't really feel I need to with the pickup the turbo has as it is!
 

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About 26 mpg. But, if I tried for fuel economy, I could get it to 30ish. I just don't drive that way normally.
Yes....thank you so much for your response...I took a 120+ mile trip (freeway driving) a couple of weeks ago and I noticed at various times that I was getting 30+ miles per gallon...maybe that is what they are referring to when people are saying they are getting 30+ miles per gallon...Of course when I filled up, my mileage averaged out to 28 mpg which is the best I have gotten in my 811 miles thus far. Starting to experience feelings of disappointment with this car...jerky drive from a take off tooooooo much an"power through it" on a few occasions and nothing changes....ugh!!! :mad::mad::mad:
 

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Deb , I think you are getting to hung up on mileage and not enjoying your car. Is it really worth worrying about losing what you think is $300 to $400 worth of gas at the end of the year? Personally, I have never ever got close in any car I own to some of what these people post when they push out their mileage #'s on what ever car I owned. The mileage route scheme the car companies use are with a car that is fully warmed up and a professional driver who spent years trying to get the highest #s. You have a cold turbo car every time you start, they never do. A cold turbo car drinks fuel when cold and drinks fuel when you get on it in any form other then how a 90 year old grandpa drives. Frankly, I just don't believe some of the mileage figures some people post. We had a guy here who has a different car now, that posted way high mileage # and he acted like he was mr performance driver, yet his mileage #s were of a 90 year old grandpa driving downhill for 400 miles. Take what you hear with a grain of salt and get past the mileage.

Enjoy your car, you have one of a handful of unique cars on the road that has a distinct look, and the performance is good. Many of us here have taken out the intake muffler on our turbo cars because of the stumbling starts many of us found it promoted. If you can get over the mileage thing, it may be worth putting in since it is not a warranty voiding addition.
 

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:) Thank you so much for your response, Mainia 1....Didn't mean to sound "obsessed" with the gas mileage of my Kona...I was just a bit curious. And I guess I was curious as I traded in a 2013 Prius and got 40+ miles per gal....could take a trip and the gas gauge hardly moved. So why am I driving a Kona now? I wanted to "sit up" and I didn't need a large SUV as such as for the most part it is only me in the car. I first test drove the Kona in October and liked the way it drove and handled and the various safety features on it. Didn't want a Rav4 as my informanient system started acting up...bluetooth not functioning correctly and when I reported this to the dealership for repair, they knocked the whole system out and after some nasty letters, they replaced it with a "used" unit. They also said the rear shocks were leaking and I only had 30,000 miles on it when I traded it in. Didn't like the body style they came up with after 2013. Test drove an Explorer, but it was too big and a bit tooo expensive as I am sure the Rav4 would have been as well...never priced it though. I like the many features on the Kona and like the zip that it does have after you have initially taken off, of course. And I do like the fact that I don't see one every five minutes in Los Angeles...Honda's, Prius's, smaller suv Toyota's, Rav4's, and Explorers seem to dominate the streets and highways here! I got mine 12-31-19 and I can count on one hand the number of Kona's I have seen on the road...I, of course, know nothing about an intake muffler????? :unsure:
 

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I live right next to Chicago, go one short trips (only a couple of miles), and have a heavy foot.

Averaging 16.2 mpg right now.
 

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My wife drives very short trips many just a mile to the gym otherwise maybe a few miles here and there and so far averaging about 20mpg. We have the 1.6 Turbo.
 

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Thank you for the table...I have 542 miles...have filled up twice...1st time got 28 mpg as I made a 129 mile freeway trip and 2nd time got 23 mpg with only one freeway trip of about 15 miles. No where near the numbers others are reporting but heard on a review of the 2019 turbo that gas mileage was 23 city/28 highway so if that's right, I am on target??????????
you need more miles on your car.. it’s still breaking in !
In time you will see the advertised mileage or better..
 

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you need more miles on your car.. it’s still breaking in !
In time you will see the advertised mileage or better..
I do hope you are right...I am at 841 as of today and due to "SHELTER AT HOME" here in Cali...don't see myself adding many miles to this anytime soon...Drove it "very briefly" two days last week...probably not even 25 miles... 😕 Have a good day and Thank you for your response...BE SAFE!!!
 

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I do hope you are right...I am at 841 as of today and due to "SHELTER AT HOME" here in Cali...don't see myself adding many miles to this anytime soon...Drove it "very briefly" two days last week...probably not even 25 miles... 😕 Have a good day and Thank you for your response...BE SAFE!!!
Thank you! You too! You're mpg will improve as the engine loosens up a bit after break-in..
When I drive it "normal" I get 28+ just running errands and better on those country roads...
Easy on the go pedal on starts as tip in is hot on this car..
 
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