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According to the manual :

Low fuel level warning light - Indicates that remaining fuel is approximately 2.4 gal. (9.0 L, 2.0 Imp. gal.) or less

The standard default tank is 60L, but my warning light came up @ 46.995L, 47.347L and 44.920L.

Fuelly is telling me my average consumption is 11.9 L/100km, how bad is this or will I get better L/100km with more km driven? car has only 1224 km so far:D


 

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not broken in, and winter fuel blend, both don't help fuel economy.
 

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According to the manual :

Low fuel level warning light - Indicates that remaining fuel is approximately 2.4 gal. (9.0 L, 2.0 Imp. gal.) or less

The standard default tank is 60L, but my warning light came up @ 46.995L, 47.347L and 44.920L.

Fuelly is telling me my average consumption is 11.9 L/100km, how bad is this or will I get better L/100km with more km driven? car has only 1224 km so far:D

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Thats not horrible for city driving at all. You will get better if you do more highway cruising.
 

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Short trips and city driving should not expect great mileage, that will kill it. As far as breakin mileage difference, that is a myth with todays engine and drivetrain tolerances. Don't expect it to increase after breakin. In 7 total brand new vehicle purchases over the years, I've never seen more than 1mpg difference from new to broken in.
 

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Toyota (and all other brands I'm aware of) do not know how much fuel you've used. They calculate how much fuel has been burned by measuring the pulse width of the fuel injectors and engine RPM then doing the math. Since the amount of fuel injected depends both on the pulse width and fuel pressure and temperature, there's a lot of slop in the measurement and a lot of very tiny droplets of fuel to count to ESTIMATE how much fuel has been used. Typically, this method of estimating fuel consumption is only accurate to within +- 10%. It can be adjusted up or down in software but typically will average +- 5% or more.

Unless you want a highly accurate inline fuel meter added to each vehicle (hundreds of dollars each) then you'll have to suffer with the real-world estimate that the engine control computer sends to the dash...
 

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Thanks guys, I take it as its within specifications, lol.

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As far as breakin mileage difference, that is a myth with todays engine and drivetrain tolerances. Don't expect it to increase after breakin. In 7 total brand new vehicle purchases over the years, I've never seen more than 1mpg difference from new to broken in.
Agree with this. "Break-in" is a myth. I've owned 6 total new vehicles over the years and I've never even had a 1 mpg increase after "break-in."

I think the entire idea of break-in is something invented by dealers who get tired of customers of recently purchased cars complaining about their bad gas mileage.

"My new car gets bad gas mileage!"
"Of course it does! You haven't broken it in yet!"
 
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