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Just an FYI - completed a 460 mile run aorund the Oregon Coast this weekend.
My 2011 Burgman 400 started the journey with 1,100 miles. Oregon Coast area has a lot of twists and turns. I prolly averaged 45 miles per hour.

Gas mileage (per the computer): 56.1
Gas mileage (computed by fill-ups): 58.7

Is this typical? I recall seeing claims in the 65-70 MPG range.
 

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I have a 2012 400 those #s look right. I was getting about that stock at that speed. at 60-70 mph I will get in the mid 60s. I put the 19 gram dr pullys sliders in and it got better on the hiway and dropped a little around town. over all improvement though.
 

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In suburban riding, I average, according to the computer, between 51-53 mpg. 70 mph on the freeway, and about 45 mph on the surface roads. Those are mentally corrected speeds.
 

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05 Burgman 400
29,500 miles
18g sliders/stock windshield/Leo Vince exhaust
mostly 5000, up to 8000 ft elevation

72 to 77 mpg since the weather turned warm.
in the winter I would get lows of 55mpg
 

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You can find real world fuel economy for all sorts of vehicles here.
 

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The Pre-2007 400's do get better gas mileage than the newer ones do.
The larger cc engine and more horse power are probably to blame.
Most average in the mid 50's mpg while the older ones average closer to the mid 60's mpg.
Of course there are many other factors that come into play as well when it comes to mpg.......
 

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^^^~ Ahhh, I see. I thought we had some very 'glass is half full' people here. I tenth or 2 on the pumps can make your mileage look real good.
 

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Averaged 64.5 mpg with my 07 400 all hand calculated & that was for 44k of the 46k + miles I put on it. :thumbup:
 

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pyfis said:
You can find real world fuel economy for all sorts of vehicles here.
What a cool site! Thanks for posting it.
I've been trying to figure out what my next car will be - much of the decision will be based on mpg and using the EPA numbers that dealers post can often be misleading. There is nothing better than real world numbers by real owners to let you know what those cars really get for economy.
 

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My 08 has a little over 13,000 miles on it and is bone stock except for the GIVI windshield. My local running around mileage in warm weather is the low 60s and when I travel a long distance at 55-60 MPH, I generally get between 68 and 69 MPG. The owner for the first 9,600 miles claimed he never got below 63 MPG (but I question that because I get high 50s in very cold weather and when traveling at interstate+ speeds). My attempt to baby it to get better mileage didn't seem to help at all. I generally take off at full throttle to lock in the clutch quickly.
 

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Over the past 12 months I've put about 3500 miles on my 400 in mixed city/freeway driving. When cruising the freeways I try to keep the RPM's around 6000. My overall riding style is moderate to slightly aggressive. My average MPG is 55.3 (by computation, not the bike's gauge). My highest mileage tank was 59.2, my lowest was 51.1.
 

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In the last 18K of 26K miles that is on mine, I average about 59 mpg. I did put a larger Givi windshield on it at about 18K that ate 3-4 mpg. I'm actually getting 56-58 since the change!
 

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I have a 2007 400. On the Hwy i get 63 mpg with an average speed of 70, and on the back roads (witch I mostly use) i'm getting 67 to 68 mpg with a average speed of 50. everything is stock and mpg is calculated on fuelly.com. I've been keeping track for 1282 miles (sense I got it).
 

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When I got my Burgman I was worried about mpg as well, but that was back in Dec 2011. My mpg suffered due to winter formula gas, and short trips because it was cold (my mpg was in the mid 50's). By the end of the following summer it was up over 60 and has stayed there despite the drop during winter. On long runs, cruising around 55, I will get up to 70 mpg for a tank. All my tanks are logged at fuelly.com (I am the FAT PIG) for the 2008s. Scooter is all stock except for the airflow windscreen.
 

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Biggest factor I've seen with my Burg is individual trip length. My avg trip is 32 miles (one way to work). The first 10 miles I'll get about 58-60 mpg. The last 20 or so miles, I'll get 68-70 mpg.
 

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I have an '08 400 and changed out my stock rollers for just 4 - 18 gram DPS so I am running 4 stock rollers and 4 DPS sliders. I find that there are so many variables to take into account that it is kinda difficult to "predict" what the MPG is.........as it varies from tank to tankfull. What I do know is that my MPG has varied from as much as 66.5 MPG to at little as 49 MPG - depending on how and where I ride. Highway vs. local roads.BUT what seems to affect MPG more than anything is the outside ambient temperature.
 

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Maybe it's just me, but I'm not all that concerned about gas mileage on my Burgman when my Chevy Silverado is lucky to get 15 mpg. :)
 

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Maybe it's just me, but I'm not all that concerned about gas mileage on my Burgman when my Chevy Silverado is lucky to get 15 mpg. :)[/QUOTE

:) +1
 

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I am averaging 55-56 mpg on my 2011. However, I have just under 600 miles on the clock (did the first oil change on Tuesday evening), so she is far from broken in yet. I expect it to increase a bit but am quite pleased with the current mileage vs the cages I own! ;-)
 
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