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I have had my Tucson hybrid limited since October. I know very little about hybrids and I’m trying to learn more. I expected more mpg then i’m getting. Most of my driving is very local 10 to 15 minute drives and I’m getting usually around 26 mpg. One time I did have it on a trip and I was getting like 36. I do like to drive a little aggressively as far as accelerating quickly to get out into traffic and things like that. I’m just wondering if this is a normal mpg to be getting on small local trips which is honestly most of my travel because my work is so close to my home. I’m also wondering if when I heat my car up at night meaning I turn it on with the remote inside my house because it’s 20° outside is that using the electric part of the motor to run everything to warm my car up? A lot of times when I get in it after having it run for 10 minutes I’m below half in the battery gauge. I’m sorry if it’s all sound stupid I really know very little about hybrids but the mpg it’s giving is that what you’re getting between gas and electric or is that just what you’re getting with gas and the electric part doesn’t play into that reading?
 

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I have had my Tucson hybrid limited since October. I know very little about hybrids and I’m trying to learn more. I expected more mpg then i’m getting. Most of my driving is very local 10 to 15 minute drives and I’m getting usually around 26 mpg. One time I did have it on a trip and I was getting like 36. I do like to drive a little aggressively as far as accelerating quickly to get out into traffic and things like that. I’m just wondering if this is a normal mpg to be getting on small local trips which is honestly most of my travel because my work is so close to my home. I’m also wondering if when I heat my car up at night meaning I turn it on with the remote inside my house because it’s 20° outside is that using the electric part of the motor to run everything to warm my car up? A lot of times when I get in it after having it run for 10 minutes I’m below half in the battery gauge. I’m sorry if it’s all sound stupid I really know very little about hybrids but the mpg it’s giving is that what you’re getting between gas and electric or is that just what you’re getting with gas and the electric part doesn’t play into that reading?
Not sure what your settings are but try the eco mode. If you don't have your heater on what is your mileage? Running that small of miles on full charges should be using no gas with no heat and the engine should be on idle 1.1 rpm for the heat.
 

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First, don't sweat the details of the battery gauge, and the fact that it's a hybrid. Just drive it. The car does the rest. Short trips, warming the car up first, and being heavy on the gas pedal will kill your mileage. Also, hybrids are more sensitive to cold weather than the non-hybrid cars you're used to driving. That coupled with winter fuel which gives you poorer fuel economy will hurt the mileage even more.

So, all things considered, maybe you're not doing all that bad. Suggest going lighter on the gas pedal. If you want to save more gas, skip the warm up and use the seat heater and steering wheel heater instead. Though I'm sure it's nice to warm it up first, just realize it will give the fuel economy a big hit, especially with short trips. Also, give the car time to break in, but until winter is over, don't worry too much about the fuel economy. It will likely improve again in the spring.
 

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I have had my Tucson hybrid limited since October. I know very little about hybrids and I’m trying to learn more. I expected more mpg then i’m getting. Most of my driving is very local 10 to 15 minute drives and I’m getting usually around 26 mpg. One time I did have it on a trip and I was getting like 36. I do like to drive a little aggressively as far as accelerating quickly to get out into traffic and things like that. I’m just wondering if this is a normal mpg to be getting on small local trips which is honestly most of my travel because my work is so close to my home. I’m also wondering if when I heat my car up at night meaning I turn it on with the remote inside my house because it’s 20° outside is that using the electric part of the motor to run everything to warm my car up? A lot of times when I get in it after having it run for 10 minutes I’m below half in the battery gauge. I’m sorry if it’s all sound stupid I really know very little about hybrids but the mpg it’s giving is that what you’re getting between gas and electric or is that just what you’re getting with gas and the electric part doesn’t play into that reading?
I have had my Tucson hybrid limited since October. I know very little about hybrids and I’m trying to learn more. I expected more mpg then i’m getting. Most of my driving is very local 10 to 15 minute drives and I’m getting usually around 26 mpg. One time I did have it on a trip and I was getting like 36. I do like to drive a little aggressively as far as accelerating quickly to get out into traffic and things like that. I’m just wondering if this is a normal mpg to be getting on small local trips which is honestly most of my travel because my work is so close to my home. I’m also wondering if when I heat my car up at night meaning I turn it on with the remote inside my house because it’s 20° outside is that using the electric part of the motor to run everything to warm my car up? A lot of times when I get in it after having it run for 10 minutes I’m below half in the battery gauge. I’m sorry if it’s all sound stupid I really know very little about hybrids but the mpg it’s giving is that what you’re getting between gas and electric or is that just what you’re getting with gas and the electric part doesn’t play into that reading?
I am waiting for delivery of my Tucson Hybrid, Ultimate, 230bhp, Auto...in March. I guess that the European specs differ slightly as l noted on You Tube that the engine powers appear lower on the USA versions, Also, with the 1.6 litre turbo in the UK, the mpg is expected to reach 49 on a run and 42 being heavier with the right boot. I will obviously have to put that to the test.
 

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I have had my Tucson hybrid limited since October. I know very little about hybrids and I’m trying to learn more. I expected more mpg then i’m getting. Most of my driving is very local 10 to 15 minute drives and I’m getting usually around 26 mpg. One time I did have it on a trip and I was getting like 36. I do like to drive a little aggressively as far as accelerating quickly to get out into traffic and things like that. I’m just wondering if this is a normal mpg to be getting on small local trips which is honestly most of my travel because my work is so close to my home. I’m also wondering if when I heat my car up at night meaning I turn it on with the remote inside my house because it’s 20° outside is that using the electric part of the motor to run everything to warm my car up? A lot of times when I get in it after having it run for 10 minutes I’m below half in the battery gauge. I’m sorry if it’s all sound stupid I really know very little about hybrids but the mpg it’s giving is that what you’re getting between gas and electric or is that just what you’re getting with gas and the electric part doesn’t play into that reading?
If you do a lot of local driving and drive aggressively, try driving in sport mode. You will find that the battery gets to a higher state of charge and will be surprised how often you drop into electric drive. The electric motor feels a little torquier when the battery has more charge. Plus you will find it more fun to drive and if you are only getting 26 mpg anyway you might as well have a little fun, and because your gas engine will kick in more often, your heat will be better, as the cabin heat comes from the gas engine. The heater fan will take some juice from the battery indirectly as it charges the 12 volt, but it shouldn't make the gauge drop much.
 

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I did my first fill up on my HEV Lux 547 km my car said 7L/100 but I put in 38 L gas which my calculation gave me 14.4k per litre which turned out the devils no. 6.94
Well if falls almost into what the specs said. This was mainly city and little highway. The dealer filled the tank, so how did he filled will see next fill up.
GPM = 34.2
 

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I have had my Tucson hybrid limited since October. I know very little about hybrids and I’m trying to learn more. I expected more mpg then i’m getting. Most of my driving is very local 10 to 15 minute drives and I’m getting usually around 26 mpg. One time I did have it on a trip and I was getting like 36. I do like to drive a little aggressively as far as accelerating quickly to get out into traffic and things like that. I’m just wondering if this is a normal mpg to be getting on small local trips which is honestly most of my travel because my work is so close to my home. I’m also wondering if when I heat my car up at night meaning I turn it on with the remote inside my house because it’s 20° outside is that using the electric part of the motor to run everything to warm my car up? A lot of times when I get in it after having it run for 10 minutes I’m below half in the battery gauge. I’m sorry if it’s all sound stupid I really know very little about hybrids but the mpg it’s giving is that what you’re getting between gas and electric or is that just what you’re getting with gas and the electric part doesn’t play into that reading?
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I hit the 1k km and did a fill up, well I did almost 495 km and did 6.5 L/100 I put in 33L so it comes 15km to the liter this was 3/4 city and 1/4 highway. Can't complain for a suv which has 1k km and engine not broken in.
 
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