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After owning a 1995 Toyota for 18 years, and finishing my undergraduate degree. Decided to grab me a long awaited 10th gen Honda Accord! Have to say I LOVE! the features and that engine power! I originally was going to get a 1.5L because of the mpg, but as soon as i drove this, I completely forgot the 1.5L existed, and to be frank CVTs have the worst feeling in terms of driving experience and not feeling that "stuck to your seat" feel.

I'm actually surprised how well i get on mpg's on this engine :). 8 days of ownership so far and I love it!
 

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Welcome to the forum glad to have you join us.... Congrats on getting your degree & GenX Accord. (y)
Thank you! Nice to be hear. Have to say, loving the new car, and the the gas mileage isn't as bad as what I've read! I'm 100% city driving and average 23-27 pretty easily! I thought about downsizing to 18" eventually, but I noticed that you did the same thing from what i read in another thread! did gas improve to a point that it was noticeable? Right now Tucson Roads aren't the greatest, and the ride quality is still smooth tbh, I'm riding on some Michelin Primacy tires.
 

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I thought about downsizing to 18" eventually, but I noticed that you did the same thing from what i read in another thread!
I haven't downsized... still running 19" wheels/tires. Like you I'm pretty much all city driving and averaging 23 - 25 mpg.
 

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Gotcha I must have read it differently, my bad. Guessing it isn't your daily driver? For the engine i think it gets great mpg tbh.
No worries. Correct, not my daily driver... owned mine about 28 months and just broke 7k. It is a great engine, w/great mpg, and most importantly... a blast to drive.
 

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Sadly this has got to be one of the slowest forums that I have ever been on. I hopeful that with new members comes a renewed excitement.....
 
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I haven't downsized... still running 19" wheels/tires. Like you I'm pretty much all city driving and averaging 23 - 25 mpg.
Not sure why, but I’m only averaging 20 miles per gallon city. I wish I was getting what you guys are! Luckily, I don’t drive enough for it to make much of a difference. Especially since I’m working from home now. LOL. Had it since January, and have probably put 500 miles on it.
 

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Wow I’m getting 26-28 with mine on 19” oem wheels and I drive it at least three days a week.
 

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The 2.0T does get pretty good gas milage. My 2.0T Touring gets about 26 city / 36 highway. I was annoyed at first that they downsized the size of the gas tank (my 2008 Accord had 18.5 gal, the 10th Gen only has a 14.8 gal tank) but the car gets good enough MPG that i'm not filling up too often. It's interesting to think that the turbo 2.0 with 252 HP gets better milage than the naturally aspirated 2.4 in my 08 EX. I think some of the magic with how quick the accord is and the MPG has to be because of that 10 speed auto.
 

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The 2.0T does get pretty good gas milage. My 2.0T Touring gets about 26 city / 36 highway. I was annoyed at first that they downsized the size of the gas tank (my 2008 Accord had 18.5 gal, the 10th Gen only has a 14.8 gal tank) but the car gets good enough MPG that i'm not filling up too often. It's interesting to think that the turbo 2.0 with 252 HP gets better milage than the naturally aspirated 2.4 in my 08 EX. I think some of the magic with how quick the accord is and the MPG has to be because of that 10 speed auto.
Yeah, I’m not very happy with my mpg. Couple of months ago I actually called my Honda dealership and said I’d like to make an appointment for them to figure out why I’m not getting good gas mileage. Their response was very arrogant, saying that all they would do is drive on the freeway for 5 miles at low acceleration. Just enough to maintain speed. If it gets the gas mileage than is on the sticker, the test is over. They really have no machine they can put it on to do a more thorough test. So, I did that test on my own. If I seriously baby the gas pedal then it does achieve the mile per gallon for highway on the sticker. However, if I use what I would say is average acceleration around town, my city driving barely achieves 19 MPG.

Also, just to address earlier comments. The rim size has nothing to do with affecting your miles per gallon. It’s all about the overall size of your tire. Also, the composition of the rim and rubber can make a slight difference. My rims might be 20 inches, but the lower profile brings the overall size of the tire to the same as stock. Including the width. And I didn't purchase super soft tires that might explain a small loss of mpg.

When I drove it home to California from Chicago where I bought it, my average mile per gallon was around 29. Considering that was completely freeway, I thought even at that time that I should’ve gotten better than 29. But I thought maybe it was because of some of those freeways I was on being a much higher allowed mile per hour. So I wasn’t too concerned. However, now having it for six months and getting consistently on the very low end mileage I am concerned again. However, I have put too much into this car and don’t drive it enough for it to be much of a financial hit. Especially now that I’m working from home.

Part of me now wonders if this low gas mileage might be one of the reasons the previous owner turned in a car that they only owned for eight months. Who knows, the dealer couldn’t tell me why the previous owner sold it. Not that I necessarily expected them to know for sure.
 

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Yeah, I’m not very happy with my mpg. Couple of months ago I actually called my Honda dealership and said I’d like to make an appointment for them to figure out why I’m not getting good gas mileage. Their response was very arrogant, saying that all they would do is drive on the freeway for 5 miles at low acceleration. Just enough to maintain speed. If it gets the gas mileage than is on the sticker, the test is over. They really have no machine they can put it on to do a more thorough test. So, I did that test on my own. If I seriously baby the gas pedal then it does achieve the mile per gallon for highway on the sticker. However, if I use what I would say is average acceleration around town, my city driving barely achieves 19 MPG.

Also, just to address earlier comments. The rim size has nothing to do with affecting your miles per gallon. It’s all about the overall size of your tire. Also, the composition of the rim and rubber can make a slight difference. My rims might be 20 inches, but the lower profile brings the overall size of the tire to the same as stock. Including the width. And I didn't purchase super soft tires that might explain a small loss of mpg.

When I drove it home to California from Chicago where I bought it, my average mile per gallon was around 29. Considering that was completely freeway, I thought even at that time that I should’ve gotten better than 29. But I thought maybe it was because of some of those freeways I was on being a much higher allowed mile per hour. So I wasn’t too concerned. However, now having it for six months and getting consistently on the very low end mileage I am concerned again. However, I have put too much into this car and don’t drive it enough for it to be much of a financial hit. Especially now that I’m working from home.

Part of me now wonders if this low gas mileage might be one of the reasons the previous owner turned in a car that they only owned for eight months. Who knows, the dealer couldn’t tell me why the previous owner sold it. Not that I necessarily expected them to know for sure.
18.5 2019 2.0T Touring. I'm just driving it. No, I am not babying it. But, I'm not driving it like an AC Cobra.

As a side note, do any of you older folks remember the PSA commercials during the 70s gas crisis. I remember one particular bullet that said, "Pretend there is an egg between your foot and the gas pedal. And, you have to press the gas/accellerate without cracking the egg," I am serious. What the.........
 

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18.5 2019 2.0T Touring. I'm just driving it. No, I am not babying it. But, I'm not driving it like an AC Cobra.
I would say you are enjoying some "spirited" driving. 😁

What mode do you normally keep your car in (Econ/Normal/Sport)? I keep mine in Normal most of the time w/an occasional Sport driving w/99.9% of it being in the city... I'm averaging 22.206, lowest 19.383, and max 25.276.
 

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I would say you are enjoying some "spirited" driving. 😁

What mode do you normally keep your car in (Econ/Normal/Sport)? I keep mine in Normal most of the time w/an occasional Sport driving w/99.9% of it being in the city... I'm averaging 22.206, lowest 19.383, and max 25.276.
I am in economy mode about 75% of the time, occasionally switching to sport mode usually for a few minutes at a time. I am not a leadfoot by any stretch of the imagination. Never giving a vehicle more than 50% throttle. Currently showing 16.8 miles per gallon. 😡
 

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I am in economy mode about 75% of the time, occasionally switching to sport mode usually for a few minutes at a time. I am not a leadfoot by any stretch of the imagination. Never giving a vehicle more than 50% throttle. Currently showing 16.8 miles per gallon. 😡
Wow!!!! That's really low mpg's. You may want to look at the below links to see if your driving situations are any of the ones they are stating Econ isn't recommended...

When to use the Honda Econ button

What is Honda's Econ button?

With the mpg's you're getting I think if it were my car I would try running a couple tanks of fuel in normal mode to see if there is a difference.... hopefully it wouldn't be worse.😬
 

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I would say you are enjoying some "spirited" driving. 😁

What mode do you normally keep your car in (Econ/Normal/Sport)? I keep mine in Normal most of the time w/an occasional Sport driving w/99.9% of it being in the city... I'm averaging 22.206, lowest 19.383, and max 25.276.
I am in economy mode about 75% of the time, occasionally switching to sport mode usually for a few minutes at a time. I am not a leadfoot by any stretch of the imagination. Never giving a vehicle more than 50% throttle. Currently showing 16.8 miles per gallon. 😡

I think the better question to ask, is what exactly does your "city driving" look like? And are you guys running your AC all the time? By city driving, I mean are you in 100% stop and go traffic, tons of time spent sitting at lights, never getting above 30 MPH? I've never gotten lower than 19 MPG, including worst case traffic (for me), winter weather, summer AC, etc.

I don't know what other objective metric to check to see what you guys are doing vs what others are doing. I know the car can track average speed, so I would assume you guys with super low MPG must also be in some crazy stop and go traffic with a lower average speed.
 

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I think the better question to ask, is what exactly does your "city driving" look like? And are you guys running your AC all the time? By city driving, I mean are you in 100% stop and go traffic, tons of time spent sitting at lights, never getting above 30 MPH? I've never gotten lower than 19 MPG, including worst case traffic (for me), winter weather, summer AC, etc.
Regarding "city driving" it's going to be relative to where the owner is located as to the matrix of that city. Example: city I live near is ten square miles w/the county I reside (in suburbs) outside of that city is one hundred square miles.... population will also play into this as well (more people, more cars, more sitting in traffic, etc., etc.). IMO the only way to get adequate comparative data would be to have vehicles w/varying mpg's drive the same roads/area. You mentioned AC and I keep the auto climate control set at seventy-five degrees year round and in extremely hot/cold temps I will remote start the car for a few minutes prior to entering to cool/warm up before entering.

Honda says my car should get 23 mpg city, 34 mpg highway, and 27 mpg combined (not sure what their percentage of combined is). IMO as probably in most minds those numbers aren't "real world" numbers and aren't what one would expect to get. I'm happy with the 22.206 mpg city driving my car is getting, also fuel efficiency wasn't a determining factor in the purchase of it. 😁
 

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I think the better question to ask, is what exactly does your "city driving" look like? And are you guys running your AC all the time? By city driving, I mean are you in 100% stop and go traffic, tons of time spent sitting at lights, never getting above 30 MPH? I've never gotten lower than 19 MPG, including worst case traffic (for me), winter weather, summer AC, etc.
For me, I live in a city. So, yes, some of my driving includes sitting at red lights etc.However, when Honda (or any manufacture) lists "City" on the MPG sticker, they should be referring to testing done in those same conditions. And since as I stated before, I'm not a lead foot, I would expect to get at least the low end of what they state. Also, I have never gotten lower than that stated MPG on any car I've owned. And I'm 50.
 

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I would say you are enjoying some "spirited" driving. 😁

What mode do you normally keep your car in (Econ/Normal/Sport)? I keep mine in Normal most of the time w/an occasional Sport driving w/99.9% of it being in the city... I'm averaging 22.206, lowest 19.383, and max 25.276.
LOL Yes. I really have enjoyed driving the car.

I am retired. Prior to retirement, I always driven Honda Accords, and they had to be V6s. When the kids got older, I switched to coupes. But, it had to have a V6. Great cars.

Then Gen10 arrives, and the 2.0T intrigued me to say the least. I took the car for a very spirited test drive, and the deal was sealed. And, it is an absolute blast to drive, compared to the other generations. So, yes I do have it in Sport most of the time, and the driving is spirited. It's no sports car, but it is truly fun to drive. Granted, my driving now consists of simply around town, and a rare ride on the highway and some back country roads, so that factors into the MPG, too.😆
 
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