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05 xrs mpg help

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I have a 2005 xrs with a little over 50k miles. After I purchased car I started to notice things that would point to the driver beating the heck out of the car. But my main concern is that a lot of other people are getting about 30mpg and with my vehicle I'm only getting about 21-24 on a good week. Should I be getting better mileage and car is just messin up on me or is it just the xrs get worse mpg?? Can someone please fill me in?
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When was the last time the car had a complete tune up? How often do you hit lift?

But yes, generally, the XRS isn't as fuel efficient as the base model cars. That's the price you pay for having a high performance engine. ;)
The XRS isn't rated very good for mileage. The original window sticker is 26/34 city/highway. EPA's revised estimates are 22/31 city/highway. If you're getting low-to-mid 20s in town, that sounds like exactly what you should be getting.
Cool thanks. I honestly don't mind paying a little bit of a price for the performance. I'm happy with it, I just wanted to make sure that the xrs wasn't supposed to be getting up there and I'm down in the twenties lol. I"m gonna take it in for a tune next week. Thanks again for feedback.
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