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Old 06-06-2017, 05:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2017 camaro vs 2011 cruze?


I saw the 2017 camaro, with 2.0 Turbo engine, looks amazing!
I currently own a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco, and get average of 32MPG.

It's really low for a cruze, and I think the main reason is that I'm either going below it's efficiency level (traffic, city speeds of 35MPH), or over (highways at 65+MPH).

On the highways, the cruze runs most efficient at between 50-55mph, where the engine runs at 2-2.25k RPM, and averages at 50-55MPG; but lowers at speeds over 60MPH to 45MPG or below.

I mostly ride at those speeds, with the avg ranges from 60-75MPH (sometimes peaking over 80MPH).

I was looking at the Camaro, hoping with it's taller gearing that I would get better gas mileage at least on the highways. The amount of travel I do, I was hoping to save a few bucks on gas, switching over.

Of course, I don't just buy a brand new Camaro, to save a few bucks of gas.
I am in love with the car, prefer it by far over the Mustang (Mustang always had a nicer interior than the camaro, but not anymore).

And now I'm just trying to justify a few more reasons to do the swap?

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