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The thing is a beast like the HC but you guy get as good a mpg as my SXT which I did buy for the mpg it gets.
That's not entirely surprising to me, Yapster. It's a bit like that my Peterbilt gets less mpg than my 3500, but not by a lot, despite pulling a heavier load. Heavier, but not heavy at 35,000 lbs. or so.

Your small engine has to work harder than a Hellcat's to perform the same job, so I can see how the difference in mileage may not be very large.

It'd be very interesting to have an SXT and a Hellcat and go for a drive, keeping things as equal as possible, and see what the difference is after most of a full tank.
Or, if you could get a loaner Hellcat for your commute. I bet it'd be hard for you to keep your foot out of it, though.
 

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Also, the onboard MPG is not consistently accurate. Typically within 5%-10%, sometimes less, but pretty close overall. I haven't started tracking this new Challenger, but my Charger was close around town, and even with the great highway numbers indicated, actual seemed to be even better.
 

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Uh, oh, this will not be popular with some.

Just got the latest fill-up numbers for my girlfriend's car:
22.16, 24.17, 22.53, and 23.93.

In this case it's the 22.53 that includes the 60-155 runs (actually 60-160 with her car).

Yes, as mentioned, she drives a bit slower than I do, overall, and less aggressively. Still, a 23.2 mpg average isn't too shabby for a Redeye, I think.
 

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Mine gets terrible gas mileage around town - Highway it does really well. But around town forget it - probably around 12 mpg.
 

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Mine gets terrible gas mileage around town - Highway it does really well. But around town forget it - probably around 12 mpg.
See, I'm doing my part to save the planet by driving 85-95 mph out on the roads, getting better mileage than if stuck in a town. Plus it's more fun.
 

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Does my wife count as living with a Hellcat?
 

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I checked this morning and I am getting about 18.1 mpg with the Cat. That includes the occasional "therapy" launch down an empty stretch of road when coming home from a long day at work. That is only 4 miles an hour better than I am getting in my Durango SXT since they switched over to the summer blend. I wonder if I would get better mileage from an R/T Durango? As mentioned here, the 5.7 L might not have to work as hard.
 

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Ha no fair, I see you have your Cat in ecco mode......I can get the great mileage in the stock mode.

Good job though...........>:)
Use the tools available to you. My commute is pretty boring, and the quick double-tap on the SRT button satisfies when a need, or an urge, strike. Even in Eco, it's making more HP than most things I'm around. ;)
 

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But...there's no "Man Pedal" >:) (Never got my manhood from a pedal, but...OK)



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Hahaha! I was explaining to my wife the automatic the other day. She insists on buying a manual for herself, i have no idea why. She didn’t know that I could shift my car from the shifter or the steering wheel. I showed her I can drive the car as a manual whenever I want and never have to be stuck with a clutch 24/7. Hilarious part of your comment is I said, “but there are those guys that say, ‘You’re not a man if you don’t have a clutch!!!’”



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Alright, not to argue, but I can bring in the log for the '18 and average the numbers, showing that 22 mpg is far from hyper miling it. I could also figure out the average speed, which would show that it isn't driven slowly.



Unfortunately, I have no real access to flat or level here in the Rockies, and 7,500 feet may not be optimal, but those things I can't do much about. Whatever direction I go, there's at least a 3,000 to 5,000' change in altitude.



What I could do, including with photographic evidence, is fill up in town and head south. If I kept it under 80 and didn't pass too many, I could most likely come up with at least a 27 mpg number if getting fuel down there. But it would be one fill-up, which doesn't prove a darn thing.

Plus, it'd be a boring drive, so I won't.


Rockies?? Where you at?


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Just south of your border. If you're close, let's go waste some front tire shoulders some day.


New Mexico? Albuquerque? I’ve always been curious how the hellcat feels. It’s a little insane for me. The 392 is a hell of a car and I can’t imagine throwing down hundreds more.


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A couple of week ago my girlfriend asked me "Do I look fat in these pants?" She's quite slender, by the way.

I promptly answered "Not by much."

And I'm still alive to tell about it.
 

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whut the?????

A couple of week ago my girlfriend asked me "Do I look fat in these pants?" She's quite slender, by the way.

I promptly answered "Not by much."

And I'm still alive to tell about it.
No honey........it's not the pants that make you look fat.........:surprise:0:)>:)
 
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