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Is my fuel consumption broken?

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  • Jan 13th, 2019 6:52 pm
[OP]
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Is my fuel consumption broken?

Hi, I drive a 2019 civic Ex,

I was checking my trip history and got this, is my car broken?
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11.9 isn't unreasonable for short winter drives. 33 is unreasonable though. but maybe it's some kind of weird glitch. reset it and keep an eye on it.
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Could you have been idling for awhile? I wouldn't worry, it might take a little while so the numbers average out.
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fusion2k2k wrote:
Jan 10th, 2019 10:00 pm
Could you have been idling for awhile? I wouldn't worry, it might take a little while so the numbers average out.
Well this shows previous drive so thats the full last tank I think? Because I dont reset it, or how does that work?

and no idling, usually just use adaptive cruise control and drive from Hamilton to Missauga on the QEW every day
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bruenor9 wrote:
Jan 10th, 2019 10:09 pm
Well this shows previous drive so thats the full last tank I think? Because I dont reset it, or how does that work?
Have you tried............. looking in your owner's manual?
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I think you may have had a super short cold drive with some idling the last time you started this car.
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bruenor9 wrote:
Jan 10th, 2019 10:09 pm
Well this shows previous drive so thats the full last tank I think?
'Previous drive' should literally be your previous drive, the very last time the car was on. Did you turn on the car, let it idle and/or drive for a very short distance? That will give you an extremely poor fuel economy number for that particular 'drive'.
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Yes your car is broken, send it to me for proper disposal for only $199.99 disposal fee.

33 sounds right for starting an cold engine and drive only a block or two.
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jzmtl wrote:
Jan 11th, 2019 1:45 am
Yes your car is broken, send it to me for proper disposal for only $199.99 disposal fee.

33 sounds right for starting an cold engine and drive only a block or two.
don't be a mean RFDer to the newbee.
OP, your car is not broken, don't listen to this guy. Neither is your fuel consumption, not broken. You might be though
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I just realized that Civic no longer has the infotainment screen sticks out. It looks so much better now.
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jzmtl wrote: Yes your car is broken, send it to me for proper disposal for only $199.99 disposal fee.

33 sounds right for starting an cold engine and drive only a block or two.
You are overpaying by $199. You missed original post, it's honda civic. Why would you spend more than a loony?
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Flux capacitor is broken, hence the high gas mileage
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Winter drives up fuel consumption. My 2018 Corolla went from 7l/100km to a whopping 8.4l/100km. I'm pretty happy with this gas sipper :-)
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Tommy74 wrote:
Jan 11th, 2019 10:23 pm
You are overpaying by $199. You missed original post, it's honda civic. Why would you spend more than a loony?
Here we have the Elantra lover. Can it get any worse?
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