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Hello all, I'm curious to see what your average gas mileage is. I have had my 2019 Renegade for almost 2 weeks and I'm at around 250 miles (I live 5 minutes from my job) and I'm getting 17.1 which is mostly short distances with a decent drive both ways on weekends. I understand the average car's "break in" period, but does this seem normal? It's EPA is 23 city and 26 combined which is where I hope to be. I guess my question is if it's normal to be almost 10 mpg off on a new car's fuel economy rating. I have had a Subaru Crosstrek and a Chevy Sonic and drove under the same conditions, short distances and mostly city and averaged around 24 mpg. Will I gradually see my average climb over time? Just seems very low to me even if it has only been a few weeks
 

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The mpg on my Latitude did improve after time although it was not anywhere as low as you are getting. The odometer turned 84k today and over the lifespan of the Renegade the average mpg is 27.8 mpg. On a trip to Florida last April I averaged about 31mpg roundtrip, the best I have done. Do you have the 2.4L or the 1.3L? Five minute trips will not help, especially if you live in a cold climate.
 

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I get about 25.4 MPG but I drive 37 miles one way. A five minute drive isn't very good for your mileage since it never really gets to warm up to operating temperature.
 

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I have the 1.3 engine. I know that short distances aren't good for maximizing performance but I have driven the same distance for work for a few years now and my other cars get 24 average. It's especially puzzling considering the Crosstrek is in the same family as the Renegade. I do take a decent 15 mile trip every weekend but living in the city everything I need is within a few minutes. I was just curious if it's normal to be as off as I am. Even 23 city is a far cry from what I'm getting. It's hard to believe the Jeep is going to increase fuel economy by 6-10 mpg after break in. I have to take my car to the dealer to have something fixed separate from this. Should I bring this up? My only fear is they will say everything is normal and I don't drive enough, but again, my other cars get what they should.
 

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Something doesn't seem right for me then. Even if I had horrible driving habits (which I don't), it's still pretty hard to get 7-10 mpg less than the estimates. I can understand a little bit of a hit because it's cold here but not that much. I drive slow and rarely accelerate fast. Suburb driving, even short distances won't cause as much of a drop as I'm seeing. As stated before, I do take a decent drive every weekend at least once as well
 

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I think you need to take it out for a much longer drive and get some miles on it. The break in period should only be 300 miles and It says after 60 you can go up to 55 MPH.
 

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I have 2018 Altitude Renegade with the 2.4l with 12,000 miles currently. When I first got the car I was averaging about 20mpg with about 80% highway and 20% city. After a couple of hundred miles it rose to around 24 mpg. After the first oil change it is up to 27 mpg and that is where it currently is holding at.
 

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let me update you in a few days time as I have a 950 mile round trip to collect a boat. (should be fun)

I average I think it's 42mpg (previously posted) and thats me converted it from UK gallon to USA Gallon.

I expect to drop to around 37mpg on the return journey. (roughly 31 american mpg)
 

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Hello all, I'm curious to see what your average gas mileage is. I have had my 2019 Renegade for almost 2 weeks and I'm at around 250 miles (I live 5 minutes from my job) and I'm getting 17.1 which is mostly short distances with a decent drive both ways on weekends. I understand the average car's "break in" period, but does this seem normal? It's EPA is 23 city and 26 combined which is where I hope to be. I guess my question is if it's normal to be almost 10 mpg off on a new car's fuel economy rating. I have had a Subaru Crosstrek and a Chevy Sonic and drove under the same conditions, short distances and mostly city and averaged around 24 mpg. Will I gradually see my average climb over time? Just seems very low to me even if it has only been a few weeks
I have had the tripometer on since the day I bought.....2years and 8200mi …...18.2mpg
 

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Have a 2017 Renegade Latitude w/25,000+ miles. The overall MPG currently says 26.3, which I find to be hilarious. In 2018 it stuck around 25.3, but has been creeping up ever since. I reset my trip odometer with each fill up and the MPG each time is 22 to 24 MPG, depending on road conditions but yet the overall MPG keeps increasing.
 

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OK so I have only a few hours ago returned from the above mentioned trip and the pictures will show my cars fuel return. Included is the boat and trailer that I towed for my mate. The boats stats come in at around 950kg overall. Keep in mind the figures are UK mpg (converted to US is approx 40.3mpg) . Time is total travel time of the complete journey.

I do have the car "chipped" but not remapped I am sure we can agree that is a pretty good MPG overall.

Speed was variable from 70mph motorway to variable rush hour stop and start on Londons notorious M25 southern orbital. It was a car park at one point with 18 miles covered in 2 hrs.

Return journey after collecting the boat was a steady average of 55mph and no higher.

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OK so I have only a few hours ago returned from the above mentioned trip and the pictures will show my cars fuel return. Included is the boat and trailer that I towed for my mate. The boats stats come in at around 950kg overall. Keep in mind the figures are UK mpg (converted to US is approx 40.3mpg)...
That's awesome mileage.
... If I think about towing I lose 2 mpg.
 

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The outward journey was averaging 48.6mpg over 520 miles but the combined average of the return 520 mile tow at 44.3mpg. :love:

Not bad figures IMO if asked when I compare to what I was getting with a remapped 2.0 Vauxhall Vectra that was towing my older boat that was only around 600kg including the trailer that returned are 32 mpg if I was facing downhill with a tail wind. :eek:
 

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I would have thought the Renegade diesel 4x4 would be available in the USA. Very strange that a car company don't do my model. :oops:
Unfortunately that is correct, no diesel. The Renegades in the US currently have the 2.4L and a 1.3L Turbo. Prior to 2019 there was a 1.4L Turbo which was only available with a manual 6 speed transmission. The 6 speed manual transmission is no longer available also. Maybe someday. The Wrangler will have a diesel shortly.
 

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I think I'm the exception to the rule. 2016 75th Anniversary Edition. I'm getting 37.2mpg with a daily r/t of 75 miles. All with the 2.4L gas engine. Mostly highway but New York City highways are like driving in the streets! Once I'm doing my 65 MPH it kicks into 8th and 9th gear and presses the 40mpg display...
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