View Single Post
Old 01-11-2016, 03:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
Batman Junior
MetroMPG's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: 1000 Islands, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 22,267

Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
Team Metro
Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

MPGiata - '90 Mazda Miata
90 day: 52.07 mpg (US)

Winter beater Metro - '00 Chevrolet Metro
90 day: 61.98 mpg (US)

Fancy Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 58.72 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,806
Thanked 6,682 Times in 3,463 Posts

The Fit is a neat car. And congrats on not swallowing the automatic transmission kool-aid! The manual is more efficient in the real world, despite the AT's better ratings. Just as it is with the Mirage MT vs. auto.

And the manual is more fun too.

I took a manual Fit (2009 model year) out for an eco-driving coaching session, and saw 41 mpg US / 5.7 L/100 km in sub/urban driving in warm weather/warm vehicle. And that was without using any advanced techniques. There's lots more where that came from.

What part of the province are you in?
Honda mods: Ecomodding my $800 Honda Fit 5-speed beater
Mitsu mods: Oops, I did it again! Bought another cheap, 3-cylinder Mirage. Mods in progress...
Ecodriving test: Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown

has launched a forum for the efficient new Mitsubishi Mirage - fuel efficiency info for Geo Metro owners - electric car conversion on a beer budget
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MetroMPG For This Useful Post:
Andrei_ierdnA (01-12-2016)