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If you drive a Toyota Camry 2004 and newer, what MPG are YOU really getting??

I know the guys on the lots, tell me I can get as much as 35MPG on these cars, and average is like 28. I have read numerous reports (edmunds, car&driver,, ect) that they get on average like 17MPG and tops was like 25MPG.
So I want to hear from you mommy's the REAL deal!
Also, If you have a car that gets excellent gas milage, DO TELL. I need a car that is big and gets good gas milage!! PLEASE HELP!

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Asked by MONHOLLENMOM at 11:45 AM on Dec. 16, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • I dont own one. But I can tell you that its a load of crap. ANY vehicle can get 35 MPG if driven the right way. My Suv is 20 city and 24 hwy. Well I always get 22 city and around 26 hwy. But it depends how you drive it and at what speeds. It doesnt just magically always get 35 MPG.

    Answer by tgiamt at 11:53 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • I have a corolla and I get about 34 miles per gallon. I drive a lot of back roads and don't have to stop and start a lot, that helps. It also helps that I don't stomp on the gas peddle.

    Answer by ConnorsMommy521 at 11:59 AM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • i have a 97 nissan 200sx and we get 32 mpg

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:10 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • bump ive got a gas guzzler

    Answer by Mrs.McCoy917 at 12:40 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • i have a 2000 camry and average 32-34mpg and my husband has an 02 ford focus and gets the same mpg as I do. My mother has an 09 camry and she is averaging 29-34mpg (depending on how she drives... she has a lead foot)

    Answer by Babyclark08 at 12:58 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • It definately depends on how you drive. There's a huge difference between dh and I. He has a truck and when I drive it, I spend 1/2 as much on gas as he does... not sure the mpg, just how much money I have to put in! He accelerates really hard, slams on the brakes, speeds, etc. I drive a whole lot easier and save money on gas!

    Answer by mom2XandZ at 1:07 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • I have a 2000 Camry and get about 27 miles to a gallon hwy and 23 town.. My husband has a 2009 camry and gets about 32 miles to a gallon hwy and 27 in town. I have had nothing but the best of luck with our toyotas. I will NEVER buy anything else!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:58 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • I have an 09 Toyota Corolla and can regularly get over 40 mpg. When I first bought it I was averaging 37-38 mpg. As gas prices went up, I changed my driving habits and increased my mileage to 42-43 mpg. I never realized how much driving habits could change my mileage or I would have done it sooner.

    Frankly, driving conservatively saves money in more ways than one. My DH just got a speeding ticket; $162 basically flushed down the drain. I'm hoping it doesn't impact our auto insurance.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 2:00 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • I ll never get 30 mpg. I don't care if I drive it standing on my head. My best mileage is 12.6 on a good day.

    Answer by momofsaee at 2:16 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

  • LOVE LOVE LOVE my 2001 Camry. Will buy nothing other. Toyotas rule. We get about 32-35 mpg.

    Answer by twilite2000 at 8:47 PM on Dec. 16, 2008

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