my 04 is 28-30 on the highway around 20 in the city. if the surface is flat for a good # of miles then it will get even better. the most on flat ground in okla. i have gotten 34 a few times. but mostly the 28-30. i commute 110 miles to work and back.
Im lucky if I get 17 in the city and 21 on the freeway.
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I believe the new SAE ratings are only estimates for our cars since we did not have a 2007 model to actually test (when the SAE ratings went into effect). While I thing the new estimates are more accurate, my LS2 will get a just a bit under 27 mpg on a highway trip; much more than the new SAE estimated standard. However, 15 mpg around town is closer than the original rating although I usually manage 16.2 mpg around town and in traffic.
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Your forgetting the fact that the ls2 has much better heads and higher compression. The engine is more efficient than the ls1 was. Motor for motor the ls2 will get better mpg.
What? Motor for Motor, LS1 vs. LS2, the LS1 get's better MPG.
Now hypothetically, if you compared a 5.7L LS1 against a 5.7L LS2, then the LS2 *might* get better MPG. However there is no such thing, so your statement holds little value. In the REAL world, LS1's get better MPG.
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