Instant Average Fuel Economy - 2012 Honda CR-V Long-Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V Long Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V: Instant Average Fuel Economy

February 25, 2013

2012 Subaru Impreza

My daily commute is 37 miles each direction, and typically includes several stretches of stop-and-go freeway driving.

One way I entertain myself is trying to better the instant average fuel economy. Today I took the 2012 Honda CR-V from 19.5 mpg to 23.5 mpg.

Tonight someone else from our staff will drive it less frugally, and it'll be back in the 19s.


Kelly Toepke, News Editor @ 14,763 miles


  • fordson1 fordson1 Posts:

    What is this "stop-and-go freeway driving" of which you speak? We don't have any stop signs or red lights on our freeways - ?

  • quadricycle quadricycle Posts:

    ^Ha! And they say that living in the country stinks.

  • greenpony greenpony Posts:

    My head just exploded with "instant average". Please clean up my keyboard.

  • usa1fan_ usa1fan_ Posts:

    ROFL @greenpony! I find myself monitoring the 'average' readout in our Escape to see how I'm doing too. In some cars, like mine, and evidently the CR-V, this is as close to 'instant' as it gets. I miss the instant readout from my GM vehicles.

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