Posts tagged "mileage"

Today's Rave: Toyota Prius c trip summary

Today's Rave: Toyota Prius c trip summary
My first drive in the Toyota Prius c was a 300-mile straight shot between Chicago and Lima, Ohio. And I was more than ready to get out of the car by the time I got there. So, I missed the Trip Summary that appears when you shut off the car. Then every time I shut... Read more »

Today's Rant: Infiniti QX56 fuel economy

My very first drive in the Infiniti QX56 was a relatively normal one in my book. A 45-minute commute from Logan Square to Hoffman Estates. Traffic was stop and go from Kimball through Harlem, then it was smooth sailing at speed all the way up through the Jane Addams to the Barrington exit. I averaged... Read more »

Chevrolet Cruze: CleanMPG vs. Drive, She Said

So, a friendly discussion has popped up on a Chicago-based forum regarding my rant on the Chevrolet Cruze fuel economy. One of my auto friends posted my entry to the CleanMPG forum, and thus the conversation commenced. Take the two comments on my original blog post and add 3 pages of comments. Many of them... Read more »
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Today's Rant: Disappointing MPGs in the Chevrolet Cruze

I had such high hopes for the Chevrolet Cruze. But I suppose that’s when you get let down. The test car, a Cruze LTZ model, came equipped with a 1.4-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that delivers 138 horsepower. Fuel economy estimates on the all-new compact car ring in at 24 mpg in the city and very... Read more »