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Nothing official but rumor has it that the MKC should come in somewhere in the low-twenties for a combined fuel economy rating. That is for the MKC's base 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. There isn't much to go off of for the 2.3-liter turbocharged in-line four.
 

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I have a 2011 MKX, 3.7L 2WD. Have not touched the MPG average since it was purchased. The average for highway and city is 24.2. therefore, i would expect the MKC, smaller and lighter and assumable more efficient engine, to be more that 24.2.
 

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careful driving -- yes. An egg between my foot and the accelerator. But MKC should do better -- that is the advantage of the eco boost. Small displacement, better mileage but more power if needed.
 

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but where is the fun in that :D

thats why i believe in real world mileage claims like on fuelly.com over the estimated ones. estimated mileage is in ideal perfect conditions with the most ideal type of driving.

none of those criteria fit the bill for me.
 

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but where is the fun in that :D

thats why i believe in real world mileage claims like on fuelly.com over the estimated ones. estimated mileage is in ideal perfect conditions with the most ideal type of driving.

none of those criteria fit the bill for me.
that is very true.
no fun in trying to get the best MPG's.
at least even driving heavy footed for even random moments, your mileage wont sink as bad as it would with older cars.
 

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thats true, but that extra power and likely torque also helps even more for MPG's since the stang is lighter. Don't have to go as high up in the RPM range as you would need to with a lower output setup
 

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Clamshell

Can anyone explain the advantages of the clamshell liftgate vs a conventional design. I can't any aesthetic benefit unless it retains the continuity of the rear light design. It is obviously heavier and may be taking up some storage space.
 

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clam shell

Can anyone explain the advantages of the clamshell liftgate vs a conventional design. I can't any aesthetic benefit unless it retains the continuity of the rear light design. It is obviously heavier and may be taking up some storage space.[/QUOTE]
 
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