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This is a discussion on MPG within the V6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Looking into a 1999 3.8L m5 Camaro. Any idea on what kind of gas mileage I would be running into ...

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    wish i had an ls1 or ls2
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    Looking into a 1999 3.8L m5 Camaro. Any idea on what kind of gas mileage I would be running into with it?
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    shit.....u get better MPG with a 6spd. Ls1, my mom has a 2000 boneville, same engine the 3800 and it gets around 14-16 in the city and 20-22 on the highway, there not great with gas.....just noticed u have the m5 tho overread that.....not sure then my moms is auto....cant say for the m5 they claim 18/28 tho i believe, same as the ls1

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    a friend with an ls1 gets better gas mileage then i did before i started the swap from a v6 to a v8. i was getting bout 16 city 22 highway. he was getting 22 and 28.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 00camaro16 View Post
    a friend with an ls1 gets better gas mileage then i did before i started the swap from a v6 to a v8. i was getting bout 16 city 22 highway. he was getting 22 and 28.

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    22 city? No way in hell that's going to happen with a ls1 in the city.

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    thats what he was getting. i mean ill guess ill see once my swap is done. though his was stock and mine isn't.

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    my 98 a4 only gets an average of about 17mpg

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    01 3.8 here and i get about 22 in the city and upwards of 30 on the highway.

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