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I traded in my 2018 Accord Sport 1.5, for a new 2020 Accord Sport 1.5.
I put 35K on my car per year, daily highway miles...
The new Accord is getting low 30's on the highway, vs. my 2018's mid to upper 30's. WTH???
 

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The new Accord is getting low 30's on the highway, vs. my 2018's mid to upper 30's. WTH???
Did the 2018 start off w/that mileage? May be the new(er) car will do the same once it's broke in... how many miles on it?
 

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Did the 2018 start off w/that mileage? May be the new(er) car will do the same once it's broke in... how many miles on it?
Did the 2018 start off w/that mileage? May be the new(er) car will do the same once it's broke in... how many miles on it?
I now have 1,500 miles.
Calling my Honda service Tech tomorrow morning to get his response.
 

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I'll say this much, With my Sport 2.0T, 95% of my driving time, I keep it in Sport Mode, I average around 23.5-24 MPG. Now, I do realize that I would get "slightly" better if i left it in normal mode, and didn't spool the turbo as much but whatever. Not usre if this helps you out at all though. I will say that in general, The 2.0T engine gets worse gas mileage than the 1.5T gets.
 

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I'll say this much, With my Sport 2.0T, 95% of my driving time, I keep it in Sport Mode, I average around 23.5-24 MPG. Now, I do realize that I would get "slightly" better if i left it in normal mode, and didn't spool the turbo as much but whatever. Not usre if this helps you out at all though. I will say that in general, The 2.0T engine gets worse gas mileage than the 1.5T gets.
Just spoke to my sales person at Honda, and he stated he's had other customers complain about their gas mileage also.
Waiting for the service department to call back...
 

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I have 3700 miles on my 2.0T. The gas mileage has markedly improved with break-in. Acceleration has too I'm sure if you measured it.
Your 1.5T will also. Give it a few thousand miles and you'll see improvement.
 

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This is interesting to learn. I only have 2,600 km on my 2.0T and it already has better fuel economy than my 2.4L I4 had in my '07, despite having 86 more horses and a metric buttload more torque.
 

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I Use a Blended Oil as they say that is Better for Break In , after engine sucked down 3/4 qt. on Hot Day after ripping through the Mountains . . 60-80Mph on Highway sections ..with
Big Long Hills . .
I added Kendall Titanium as best Gas Station Had on 97 Degree Day & Roads were Blazing Hot 139 Degrees - just Air Temp coming Off those Trucks
Little Black Asphalt so 5-20w Top Up this was like @ 700 Miles .. , still Used Oil Going to Florida after I changed Filter . . but Ran Cooler . .

On Way Back - Motor Finally stopped Consuming Oil . . now around 6000 miles or so ..

This said I always got Good MPG . . 32-34Mpg in Summer . .
 

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I traded in my 2018 Accord Sport 1.5, for a new 2020 Accord Sport 1.5.
I put 35K on my car per year, daily highway miles...
The new Accord is getting low 30's on the highway, vs. my 2018's mid to upper 30's. WTH???
I have a Honda 2018 sport 2.0 and on a last trip to Colorado we got 40 mpg. on the road. But around town we get about 28. The 2.0 is a four cylinder with a turbo, which only kicks in when you put the pedal to the metal. Great car, lots of power and features galore. A sheer delight to drive. Funny BUT AT ONE TIME I swore I would never own a Honda.
 

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I have ~2k miles on my 2020 touring, and I average about 23mpg mostly city atm. It doesn’t really bother me..with that said, best I’ve gotten highway is about 30mpg [eco or normal; cruise control]...not sure how anyone’s getting 40mpg w the 2.0t. However I am ktuner stg 2.1
 

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I have ~2k miles on my 2020 touring, and I average about 23mpg mostly city atm. It doesn’t really bother me..with that said, best I’ve gotten highway is about 30mpg [eco or normal; cruise control]...not sure how anyone’s getting 40mpg w the 2.0t. However I am ktuner stg 2.1
Haha yup, same exact thing with me as well! I do mind it whatsoever though honestly...
 

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I have ~2k miles on my 2020 touring, and I average about 23mpg mostly city atm. It doesn’t really bother me..with that said, best I’ve gotten highway is about 30mpg [eco or normal; cruise control]...not sure how anyone’s getting 40mpg w the 2.0t. However I am ktuner stg 2.1
To be honest I was shocked to get that good But I did check it and it was correct. 40 on the highway economy mode. I USUSALLY GET 28 COMBINATION CITY HWY. What is your engine on the touring. the 2.0 is 4 cylinder and has a Turbo to boost. but one the highway there was not need for the turbo. Pretty flat roads between us here and Colorado. Across Southern Utah, NORTHERN AZ and into Colorado, Cortez. Most Roads I DRIVE are not that flat. Normally get 34 or so on the highway.
 

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To be honest I was shocked to get that good But I did check it and it was correct. 40 on the highway economy mode. I USUSALLY GET 28 COMBINATION CITY HWY. What is your engine on the touring. the 2.0 is 4 cylinder and has a Turbo to boost. but one the highway there was not need for the turbo. Pretty flat roads between us here and Colorado. Across Southern Utah, NORTHERN AZ and into Colorado, Cortez. Most Roads I DRIVE are not that flat. Normally get 34 or so on the highway.
My 2020 Touring is a 2.0t with ktuner stage 2.1

I usually stay out of the boost, but I’ve stretched her legs plenty at times.
 

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This is interesting to learn. I only have 2,600 km on my 2.0T and it already has better fuel economy than my 2.4L I4 had in my '07, despite having 86 more horses and a metric buttload more torque.
I came from a 2008 Accord EX with the "upgraded" 2.4L ( K24Z3 ) that made 190 HP vs the EX 177 HP (both made the same amount of torque, 161-162). It was a fun engine to wring out. Not fast at all. And got about 32 MPG highway and 24 MPG or so City.

Now with the 2.0T, I consistently get 34+ MPG highway and City is about 26 MPG. And this is with 62 more HP and 111 (!) more lb/ft of torque. That peak torque tho... 273 lb-ft at 1,500 RPM vs 162 lf-ft at 4,400 RPM in the older 2.4. The 2.4L was fun to wring out, but you had to get it above the VTEC engagement points for it to really start moving. Which meant you were often revving out to 5,000 (getting on freeways etc). This 2.0T is a stump puller. I commented to the salesman that it's a shame that the car barely needs to go above 2,500-3,000 before shifting. Not that the newer turbo engines have the same sound, but that's a different issue.
 

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I came from a 2008 Accord EX with the "upgraded" 2.4L ( K24Z3 ) that made 190 HP vs the EX 177 HP (both made the same amount of torque, 161-162). It was a fun engine to wring out. Not fast at all. And got about 32 MPG highway and 24 MPG or so City.

Now with the 2.0T, I consistently get 34+ MPG highway and City is about 26 MPG. And this is with 62 more HP and 111 (!) more lb/ft of torque. That peak torque tho... 273 lb-ft at 1,500 RPM vs 162 lf-ft at 4,400 RPM in the older 2.4. The 2.4L was fun to wring out, but you had to get it above the VTEC engagement points for it to really start moving. Which meant you were often revving out to 5,000 (getting on freeways etc). This 2.0T is a stump puller. I commented to the salesman that it's a shame that the car barely needs to go above 2,500-3,000 before shifting. Not that the newer turbo engines have the same sound, but that's a different issue.
The hp/tq numbers you’re quoting [mfr claims] are damn near irrelevant in regards to mpg..

Just because the engine is capable of xxx Hp/Tq at x.xRpm- doesn’t mean it is making that when your foot is not stomping the gas!

Turbo chargers are more ‘efficient’ mpg/hp/tq when compared to their NA counterparts..

Turbocharged cars are also more complicated and expensive compared to NA of the same class...

...Pro’s & Con’s
 

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I traded in my 2018 Accord Sport 1.5, for a new 2020 Accord Sport 1.5.
I put 35K on my car per year, daily highway miles...
The new Accord is getting low 30's on the highway, vs. my 2018's mid to upper 30's. WTH???
I have a 2019 accord 2.0T, drive 90% of my miles on the highway...midwest plains...I get 33-39 mpg depending on wind and temperature. I keep it in econ mode.
 
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