2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster Long-Term Road Test


2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS: Fuel Economy Update for August

September 5, 2013

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS

We accumulated over 1,800 miles on our 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS in August and broke through the 30,000-mile barrier. The bulk of the mileage was split between a drive to Monterey and a supporting role in a C7 Corvette comparison test. Take a look at its fuel economy vitals below.

Worst Fill MPG: 7.3 mpg
Best Fill MPG: 24.7 mpg
Average Lifetime MPG: 14.4 mpg
EPA MPG Rating: 16 combined (14 city / 20 highway)
Best Range: 415.9 miles
Current Odometer: 30,159 miles

Mike Schmidt, Vehicle Testing Manager @ 30,159 miles

Comments

  • fordson1 fordson1 Posts:

    How is this a fuel economy update for August if the only thing you have here specific to August is how many miles you traveled during the month?

  • noburgers noburgers Posts:

    they only post worst and best fills, not the average for the specific month. that's why these mileage posts are basically no more than a running average, kind of a waste of time

  • noburgers noburgers Posts:

    oh, btw, 7.3 mpg--ouch!

  • fordson1 fordson1 Posts:

    noburgers...take a look at the reports for the Passat TDI and the Focus ST. They give the average for the month, and they are supposed to.

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