2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe: Fuel Economy Update for December
January 9, 2015
We've finished our sixth month in our year-long test of the 2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe and I've run the numbers to get December's fuel economy details. The Jag can be pretty fuel efficient on long highway drives. It can also swill down premium fuel at a rate that will make an oil company executive giddy.
Care to guess how we drove it this month?
During December we added about 1,100 miles to the F-Type. Over the month, we averaged 16.5 mpg. This is actually a little better than our lifetime average of 15 mpg, though we're still below the EPA's combined mpg estimate of 18. But it's fair to say that the EPA test cycle doesn't really represent the way the F-Type wants to be driven.
Out of curiosity, I also went back to look at our old 2009 Dodge Viper. It earned 15.7 mpg during our time with us.
Here's where we are at with the Jaguar so far.
Worst Fill MPG: 8.9
Best Fill MPG: 29.9
Average Lifetime MPG: 15
EPA MPG Rating: 18 Combined (16 City/23 Highway)
Best Range: 292 miles
Current Odometer: 13,278 miles
Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 13,285 miles