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Last night was my dealers "Roadshow". I asked the Volvo rep (since he has been driving a Crystal Green T6, between shows) what kind of "real-life" gas mileage he was getting. He told me 21 MPG! ... that is mostly highway driving. He also said his personal Cross Country that he's had for awhile got about 26 with more suburban driving. Anyway that eased my fears on some of the numbers I've seen such as 11-12 mpg on "pre-production" units. On a 19 gallon tank that would have meant refilling every 200 miles or so ... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> I now have more of a comfort level that the EPA ratings of 15 and 20 should be attainable <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: T6 Gas Mileage (doublel)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Last night was my dealers "Roadshow". I asked the Volvo rep (since he has been driving a Crystal Green T6, between shows) what kind of "real-life" gas mileage he was getting. He told me 21 MPG! ... that is mostly highway driving. He also said his personal Cross Country that he's had for awhile got about 26 with more suburban driving. Anyway that eased my fears on some of the numbers I've seen such as 11-12 mpg on "pre-production" units. On a 19 gallon tank that would have meant refilling every 200 miles or so ... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> I now have more of a comfort level that the EPA ratings of 15 and 20 should be attainable <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>No offense, doublel, but you did ask a Volvo Rep. I think it would be in the best interest of Volvo for its representative to say something positive about gas mileage. I think the best measure of gas mileage on the T6 will come once owners put miles on their XC90s.<p>I think XC90 owners should record their real mileage in this thread.
 

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Re: T6 Gas Mileage (crikey)

I have been driving both the T-6 and 2.5T models for the last 15 days (last week it was the T-6 and this week it has been the 2.5T); home to work back to home, running errands, etc. So, I have put a few hundred miles, myeslf, already in these cars. The T6 gets poor mileage if you flog it all the time. If you drive normally, you will average 16 to 18 mpg.<p>Yannis
 

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Re: T6 Gas Mileage (jvincent)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>doublel,<p>You put up a poll with no choices, so I added one ;-)<p>jvincent<p><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Thanks jvincent! I hit the Start New Poll button instead of Post New Topic, but I like your poll. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> Anyway the Volvo rep knew I had my order in as we were talking for quite sometime, so he wasn't "stretching" the truth for the sale. Good to hear Yannis is seeing decent numbers ... in line with what I would expect in relation to the official EPA numbers.<p><br>[Modified by doublel, 11:04 PM 11-22-2002]<BR><BR>
[Modified by doublel, 11:04 PM 11-22-2002]
 

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Re: T6 Gas Mileage (asian01)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I added one too<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>I 2nd your choice! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yannis
 

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Re: T6 Gas Mileage (GrecianVolvo)

Well,<p>I've logged about 800 miles on mine since I picked it up on the 25th of Nov. Averaged 18.1 overall, with about 175 miles of "around town" and about 625 miles of highway driving. I'm pretty leadfoot around town, so the mileage numbers for that were pretty low (about 13 mpg average). Puts the highway average at about 19.5 mpg. Pretty much what I had figured.
 
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