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Advertised mileage for this car(v-6 2006 sonota) is 22/32 - we have averaged 17 by calculation and by trip computer as well. Any tricks other than driver technique to improve this. Most other drivers claim better. Is it just ours?

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  • dcbrodeur Sep 07, 2009

    We have the 2006 Hyundai Sonata V-6 We get only 17 mpg over 55,000 mi. Other friends get better mileage with the same vehicle. Driving techniques are the same.

    Also the 2009 models claim 20% better mileage. What have they done to increase mileage figures and are there things to do to update my engine to get better numbers?

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Check your tire pressure to make sure you aren't underinflated,

Also, you might consider changing where you buy gas as different cars react differently with the various formulations available.

How many miles are on the car and does it run good otherwise?

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    Now I see that you have 55k miles, unfortuately that info was not available on the first screen. I'd take the car to the dealer and have them check it out as it is still in warranty. They may well be able to find something because it does sound like there is a problem.

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This link will help you...

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/Feg/drive.shtml

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