May Fuel Economy - Heavy Feet Keep Us Short of EPA Rating - 2015 Porsche Macan S Long-Term Road Test

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2015 Porsche Macan: May Fuel Economy - Heavy Feet Keep Us Short of EPA Rating

June 12, 2015

2015 Porsche Macan

In May, our 2015 Porsche Macan S improved its average mpg slightly, and now stands at 17.3 mpg. That's up marginally over April's 17.1 mpg average. The real-world Macan falls short of the official EPA rating of 19 mpg combined, however. We racked up another 2,200 miles in May and passed the 20K milestone. And you know what that means - our baby SUV is going to a new family very soon.  

Also in May, the Macan had its 20K service (complete with an insanely, erroneously high initial estimate). Dan Edmunds, ever the Good Samaritan, brought it to the aid of a driver with a dead battery. And thanks to Dan, we learned where to find the Macan's posts for jumping - and where to find the battery itself. 

Worst Fill MPG: 11.2
Best Fill MPG: 23.9 (the previous 28.3 mpg was an erroneous short fill)
Average Lifetime MPG: 17.3 mpg
EPA MPG Rating: 19 Combined (17 city/23 highway)
Best Range: 422 miles
Current Odometer: 20,082 miles

Carroll Lachnit, Features editor @ 20,082 miles


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