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Toyota Camry Hybrid, Fuel Efficiency (MPG)
#931 of 984 Great Mileage on 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE
Feb 26, 2012 (10:55 am)
Well I am starting to get great mpg's from my 2012 Camry XLE Hybrid (convenience package, moon roof, display navigation and entunes, leather package). I live in cold cold Wisconsin and with the weather warmer today, my eco drive level reached 50.3 mpg!!! I was also able to snap a picture with the eco drive level at 49.5 with 1947 miles on the car, and outside temperature of 32 degrees fahrenheit driving in town.
#932 of 984 Re: 40+ mpg Toronto to Florida (2010 TCH) [chris_s_2010]
Feb 27, 2012 (3:56 am)
Chris, those numbers don't look all that unreasonable to me. As long as you are using the CC, the TCH is very good with fuel economy on the highway. I have a five mile stretch on a parkway I take every day on the way to work, and the MPG meter is routinely at 50-60 MPG. Of course, I'm only going 60 mph, but the car still does well even at higher speeds. I'm currently at 42 MPG on this newest tank of fuel (mixed city/highway driving) and I'm hoping to do even better when I eventually move to the Goodyear Fuelmax tires.
#933 of 984 2012 TCH Mileage and Cruise Range Concern
Feb 27, 2012 (9:31 am)
Almost love my 2012 TCH XLE! Over 6K on the vehicle w/a consistent 38.6 MPG -- 80% hwy mileage The MPG estimate the car reports has been w/in 1-2 tenths of manual calculation. Very accurate. However, the cruise range and fuel guage are an entirely different issue. 17 gal tank (not counting the fill tube) and I have yet to put more than 15 gal in the car after the range meter reads zero and the fuel guage is empty. The only exception was last night when I left work. Car was on empty (fuel wrn light on for 40+ mi), range = 0 and I drove home (42 miles). Filled up the next morning w/15.5 gal. Counting tube capacity, that conservatively leaves 2.5 gal left and on a hybrid - an easy 90+ miles! Been two two different Toyota dealers to investigate/repair -- telling me (after coord with "Toyota") the car is still in "learning mode". Love the mileage, too bad I have absolutely no idea how far I can actually drive!! This is absurd. At one time my range guage read 499 mile after a fill up. Equates to 12.9 mpg for 17 gal! Learning mode or not - that is just ridiculous!
#934 of 984 Re: 2012 TCH Mileage and Cruise Range Concern [camry_fan]
Feb 27, 2012 (10:00 am)
Here's a tip for you:
In my 2007 TCH, I have figured out I have about 3 gallons left in the 17 gallon tank when the computer shows "Cruising Range 0"
With that in mind, when I see that message, I immediately take what the computer shows as the "MPG this tank" and subtract 2 miles per gallon from it, then multiply that times 17.
That will give me the total amount of estimated "REAL total miles driven" I can get in this tank.
This system works great. I usually drive until there is more than 15 gallons used up before refilling the tank.
1. system shows Cruising Range 0.
2. MPG on the car computer shows 34.8 MPG.
3. I subtract 2 MPG from that, leaving me 32.8 MPG.
4. I multiply 32.8 by 17 and get 557.6
5. My "miles driven so far this tank" on the car computer shows 459.6.
6. I subtract 459.6 from 557.6 and get 98 miles.
7. Therefore, I know I need to fill up sometime in the next 98 miles, OR, before the "miles driven so far this tank" gets to 557.6.
Try this and see if it works for you. I'd bet a dozen doughnuts it will !!
#935 of 984 Re: 2012 TCH Mileage and Cruise Range Concern [larsb]
Feb 27, 2012 (6:46 pm)
Sounds like a plan - I really appreciate your input. I'll try it and see how it goes. Thanks Much
#936 of 984 Re: Great Mileage on 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE [wae1]
Feb 29, 2012 (3:20 pm)
There is a big difference of the drivability between normal and eco, I don't like the eco mode, and my normal mode drive in local only yields 35 +- in Altanta mild winter. The same time I can get 55+ out of my 2008 Prius, I don't think they are giving the right MPG on the sticker, we had such high hope before. But, the comfort and power is superior comparing to my little Prius.
#937 of 984 2012 Toy Cam Hyb LE mileages at 1300 miles
Mar 03, 2012 (11:13 pm)
45 mile roundtrips to town and back at normal traffic speed.....39 mpg (55 deg F) front tires 38psi, rear 44 psi). 45 mile roundtrips with newbie hypermiling coming uphill and using EV.....43 mpg. To and from LA (270 miles) at freeway speeds..jackrabbit lights...sticking with traffic.....39 mpg. (all computed with full tanks and division)
#938 of 984 2012 Toy Cam Hyb LE acceleration/cruise control
Mar 03, 2012 (11:27 pm)
These two items are not usually highlighted but deserve to be. The other evening there is a short stretch of passing lane here on the desert. I was surprised that passing two trucks brought the car to just touch the 100 mph mark! With this kind of power and a seamless transmission the car goes up and down hills using cruise control like a dream. It's possible under CC that you won't notice the engine coming on and turning off under normal driving. Be nice to your fellow drivers as they may not have this constancy and when one is hypermiling they could get very agitated. It's amazing the amount of gas that is wasted rushing from traffic light to traffic light.
#939 of 984 Re: Gas Mileage of 2012 Camry hybrid [sunny12]
Mar 05, 2012 (8:46 pm)
#940 of 984 Re: 2012 TCH Mileage and Cruise Range Concern [camry_fan]
Mar 05, 2012 (9:00 pm)
So throw a 2 gallon gas can in the trunk when its almost empty and run it out. then you'll know.