Honda Car Forum


Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Discussion > Honda Technical

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 22 Apr 2011, 11:16 pm
Junior Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 4
Default Shouldn't the i-vtec get better milage?

I mean from reading an outline about it and the variable valve timing and the variable lift? lift, right? shouldn't it be in the 30-40mpg not 25 mpg or lower which is what I estimate. I just eyeballed it I haven't done a proper calculation in years.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 22 Apr 2011, 11:31 pm
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 1

To better answer your question, it would be better to know the year, make and model of your vehicle. But in general, yes an i-vtec engine should get better gas mileage than its non vtec counterpart. The thing with i-vtec engines is that they have two camshafts while most other vehicles only have one. One camshaft is to help get better gas mileage while the other kicks in when you're in the gas to get better performance. So that would be an explanation why you're not getting such good gas mileage, that's if you drive with a heavy foot. Another reason is that it may need a fuel filter. Maybe even an oil change. There's countless things that will make a vehicle get less gas mileage but those are usually the main 3 that won't cause a "check engine" light. Now if you have a check engine light, then you should take your vehicle to a local Auto Zone where they can hook it to their computer and tell you exactly whats wrong for free
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Honda Civic 2007 1.8 VTEC Best milage at what speed.? Rising Star Honda Technical 4 25 Oct 2009 03:01 am
Honda Civic 2007 1.8 VTEC Best milage at what speed.? Rising Star Honda Technical 2 25 Oct 2009 01:46 am
what is the milage of honda dio? shivansh n Honda Technical 3 27 Sep 2007 03:36 pm
how can I use the fuel milage bar graph in honda civic hybrid for a better milage? Shiham Honda Technical 1 06 Sep 2007 05:08 am
What is the highest milage a Honda Accord run? Or if you know amazing milage figures, ern c230 Honda Technical 5 16 Aug 2007 03:22 am

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:51 am.

Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc. is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.