2013 Scion FR-S Long Term Road Test


2013 Scion FR-S: Fuel Economy Update for January

February 4, 2013

2013 Scion FR-S

For the month of January, we only filled our 2013 Scion FR-S twice but in December because editor JayKav took the car up on a road trip to Laguna Seca and then to Oregon it logged a lot of highway miles. In case you were curious, it got 11.2 and 12.2 mpg during the track days.

On the Oregon roadtrip, the best mpg he got was 30 mpg and the trip to and from Oregon averaged 28.2 mpg.

For January, the FR-S was driven for 560.9 miles and drank 23.2 gallons of 91 octane fuel, averaging 24.2 mpg, a bit shy of the EPA's combined 25 mpg.

Caroline Pardilla, Deputy Managing Editor

Worst Fill MPG: 16.9
Best Fill MPG: 30.0
Average Lifetime MPG: 24.2
EPA MPG Rating (City/Highway Combined): 25
Best Range: 335.1 miles
Current Odometer: 13,108 miles

Comments

  • Has anyone else noticed that for the past couple of days, the BRZ long-term pages has been blank? Posting here since I can't there and the FR-S is the closest thing to the BRZ....

  • fordson1 fordson1 Posts:

    Huh - considering it's around 2850 lbs. and has a non-turbo 2.0 liter engine, this car sucks the gas down pretty good. The Focus ST weighs about 350 lbs. more and is turbocharged, but got only about 1 mpg worse during January.

  • quadricycle quadricycle Posts:

    @tucsonarchit: Yup, I can not see anything there either. Seeing some blank page is far better than the old InsideLine site though, that place was a dump! (Rolls eyes)

  • quadricycle quadricycle Posts:

    @tucsonarchit: Yup, I can not see anything there either. Seeing some blank page is far better than the old InsideLine site though, that place was a dump! (Rolls eyes)

  • Well considering that turbos are harder on their coolant than most cars, I can see why GN has a leaky heater core. (Left here on account that we can't comment on site's coolest car).

  • edbradley edbradley Posts:

    Do you have the average speed data for the stints where these average MPG data were collected?

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