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Ford Fusion Hybrid Gets 81.5 MPG and World Record 1445 Miles on Single Gas Tank

By • Jul 30th, 2009 • Category: Clean Car Talk Daily Snapshots, Maximize Your MPG, Videos

Trained drivers using hypermiling techniques achieved 1,445 miles on a single tank of gas in a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Driving in the Washington, D.C. area, the Fusion Hybrid achieved an average of 81.5 mpg. The Fusion Hybrid’s spec sheet says the car has a 17-gallon tank. This set the world record for gasoline-powered midsize sedan.

Hypermiling in a Toyota iQ: 504 Miles on a Tank of Gas

By • Feb 5th, 2009 • Category: Maximize Your MPG

A couple of novice hypermilers drove the Toyota iQ for 504.2 miles, achieving 70-72mpg compared to official 65.7mpg.

Basic Hypermiling Techniques to Increase MPG

By • Dec 7th, 2008 • Category: Maximize Your MPG

If people really use their heads instead of their foot while driving, they will always come out ahead in their pocket. Practicing even just some of these techniques will make a difference in your mpg success. And in this tough economic time, this has double and triple effect.