This is my new daily! It's a 2002 C2 with 107K miles on it, figured I'd join and see what this is about
Aside from somewhat crappy gas mileage I've been enjoying it a lot so far!
(and yes that is indeed a badly ziptied on Toyota badge....)
My 2000 Manual V6 is getting 24-25 and I drive 25 miles one way to work. But I also enjoy my exhaust sound it makes. My car isn’t stock. I only drive mine when it’s nice out as I have too much into it.
You may look into a tune up if you haven’t done one yet. Also could be a bad O2 sensor causing it too.
Yeah, ATX will get worse city / short trip mileage than the MTX, but should be comparable or better on the highway when you can get into O/D and lock up the torque converter due to the different final gear ratio.
I'm in Chicago and get abysmal city MPG, like 15-17 with my automatic. But when I get on the highway it's around 30. Last full tank that was 99% highway miles I got 33 MPG. Luckily Chicago has great public transit so I try not to drive too much.
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