I am not sure if I am getting over excited but I can swear today that I saw 61MPG in the current mileage. I am posting the picture of the 57.8MPG that I captured
I'd say these occurrences are normal. From looking at the fuel gauge, I'd assume that you observed this soon after you have refueled and filled up your gas tank. It is quite natural that your engine was fairly warm before you filled your gas. So once you resumed your journey after fill up, the mpg computer got reset (it get's reset automatically). The warm engine did not need restarting for some distance driven and fuel consumption showed zero. Once the engine restarted as you picked up speed, the mpg computer did a calculation of distance traveled since reset and the gas consumption so far, and showed a really high value.
These short term occurrences are rather anomalies and should be common observation in my opinion. Your average consumption will be better reflected as you travel farther when the actual combination of battery and gasoline engine usages reflect your driving better.
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I see that after every fill-up. It is nice to see, but once you get more miles on that tank of gas, it definately goes back down to the 40ish MPG range.
Yeah, at least you aren't claiming a rediscovery of the new world with a smart phone shot of a freak mileage readout. I think the long term readout on my car is about 45 or maybe 46. That is right for me. I try to do better, but never manage to get much more.
One of the great things is the CT is getting better then advertise mpg. The Ford C-max, Fusion, and other hybrids have gotten bad press for their overly optimistic claims.
I see the current MPG stabilizing at around 52-53MPG. I commute 46 miles a day
Mine is stable right at 46-47 on the display, which is about 44-45 real life. I am anxious to have it warm up to the 60s and 70s to see how much that will improve things.