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2017 Infiniti Q60 – Fuel Economy Review

In this episode, we test drive the all new 2017 Infiniti Q60. A long-awaited revival of the brand’s G37 coupe, the Q60 has a lot riding on its reputation. Our tester was equipped with a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbo engine capable of generating 300 horsepower and 295lb-ft of torque. The Q60 is also available with a 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder that generates a decent 208 horsepower.

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Although it was a bigger engine, our test model was surprisingly fuel efficient. Our test yielded 592km on a tank of gas and gave us an average fuel economy of 11.9L/100km.

After using up a half tank of gas, we were able to fill it back up for $70.04 at a fuel cost of $1.22/liter.


CLOSEST COMPETITORS
– Lexus RC
– Audi A5
– Mercedes C-Class Coupe
– BMW 4-series

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REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

  • Initially estimated fuel range: 511km or 317 miles on a full tank
  • Actual fuel range (as-tested):592km or 368 miles on a full tank
  • Fuel economy:11.9L/100kmor 19.7MPG
  • Tank Capacity: 75.7 liters or 20 gallons
  • Distance per liter of fuel: 7.9km
  • Cost per kilometer: 15.4 cents @$1.22/liter (CAD)
  • Total 592km

2016 Honda Civic Coupe – Fuel Economy Review

In this episode, we test drive the all new 2016 Honda Civic Coupe. New for this year is a choice of two engines – a 2-liter base engine and a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine capable of generating 174hp (@6000rpm) and 162lb-ft (@1700-5500rpm) respectively.

Our test model was equipped with the turbo engine, which provided a peppy driving experience and very good fuel economy. Our tests yielded 453km on tank of gas and gave us an impressive average fuel economy of 7.8L/100km.

After using up a tank of gas, we were able to fill it back up for $44.44 at a fuel cost of $1.05/liter.


CLOSEST COMPETITORS
– Hyundai Elantra Coupe
– KIA Forte Koup
– Scion TC

REAL WORLD TEST RESULTS

  • Tested fuel range:453km on a full tank
  • Fuel economy:7.8L/100km
  • Fuel economy (mpg):28mpg

REAL WORLD FILL UP COSTS
CAD $44.44 @ $1.05/liter