Last post on Feb 01, 2012 at 1:12 PM
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Honda Odyssey, Fuel Efficiency (MPG), Van
#3 of 12 Re: 2011+ Honda Odyssey Real World MPG [coolmazda5]
Dec 04, 2010 (1:08 pm)
Hondas are notorious for taking about 10K miles to reach peak MPG. Give it some time.
#4 of 12 Re: 2011+ Honda Odyssey Real World MPG [robr2]
Dec 05, 2010 (9:49 am)
Thanks. As a matter of fact I'm on my 2nd tank now and the avg trip calculator thing has jumped to 18.x MPG from the first tank avg reading so far (same driving). Of course is too early to claim anything but reading better numbers is always encouraging
#5 of 12 8th tank...
Dec 07, 2010 (1:39 pm)
I am getting 22 in town. I live in a little community in the foothills of the NC Smokey Mnts. Fairly hilly and curvy. We recently got 28.7 on a trip to the Outer Banks. Mine is a Touring Elite with the 6-speed transmission.
#6 of 12 About what I expected...
Dec 10, 2010 (10:26 pm)
I've only done a few tanks so far on my EXL, but almost 26 on the HWY over 1000 mile trip, but that's driving around 75-80 and over some fairly hilly terrain. Around town getting just under 17 but I only drive 1 or 2 miles before shutting it down frequently and the weather has been in the 30's lately. I think I'm on my 5th tank at a little over 2K miles.
One surprise is the low fuel light doesn't come on until the last 1-2 gallons. My first tank took just over 20 gallons. Very happy with the vehicle overall. I wish they'd invest in direct injection like Toyota and put the 6sp in all models. A diesel or hybrid would be a good idea as well.
#7 of 12 Re: About what I expected... [erik_h]
Dec 12, 2010 (1:08 pm)
Thanks, that sounds like it. Knowing that I had a highway trip coming I reset one of the trip meters and also went up to 27.1 MPG at 65-70mph . Relatively short trip but once again, very encouraging
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#9 of 12 2011 ODYSSEY MPG
May 16, 2011 (5:00 pm)
NEW 2011 EX-L. 1,050 TOTAL MILES: AVG. TO DATE 24.1. BEST FILL-UP 26.1. WORST FILL-UP 22.5 80% HWY. DRIVING 70+ MPH. OFTEN SPOT MPG OVER 27. MGP SO FAR BETTER THAN EXPECTED.
Oct 23, 2011 (10:10 pm)
i have 560 miles and im getting 15.5 city driving short trips 3 miles max
i did put around 150 highway miles on that so i think im not doing to good.....
#11 of 12 Re: 0n my 3rd tank [cooljoe613]
Oct 28, 2011 (9:04 pm)
I have around 10K on my 2011 and I get in the mid teens fairly often since I do lots of short trips. I see mid 20's on the highway but I typically go around 75-80 mph.
I got better mileage when I first got the vehicle but that was due to a lighter foot on the gas.
#12 of 12 Re: 2011+ Honda Odyssey Real World MPG [coolmazda5]
Feb 01, 2012 (1:12 pm)
I have about 1800 miles on my 2012 EX-L. I get about 16-18 MPG in city stop and go driving. On the highway, if I drive at 75-80 MPH, I get 24 MPG. If I drive at 65-70 MPH, I get 25 MPG. I never drive in the sweet spot of 55-60MPH due to the speed limits here in Houston.