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2006 Pontiac G6 Base 4dr Sedan w/1SV

2006 Pontiac G6
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
23 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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March 24, 2012, 9:38 pm

Sainath K

Question: Low mileage. What to do to increase mileage?


My 2008 Pontiac g6 gt gives me around 20 mpg. I have tried changing the air filter, using techron additive and shell gasoline. I was wondering if there was anything to be checked to get high way mileage of around 22-23mpg?

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March 27, 2012, 5:14 pm

Ron W
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Not really. Check the plugs and replace them if they are worn, and make sure your tire pressure is correct. Other than that, you could have the computer adaptives reset (clear codes) and see if it improves.

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