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Due to circumstances beyond my control, I recently purchased a 08 or 09 Kymco Xciting 500. It's actually not a bad bike despite having no storage whatsoever.

The gas mileage that I've been getting is a little weird. I will be in the mid to high 50's for about 3 or 4 tank fulls. Then the MPG drops down to the mid 40's :? :? :? Then it climbs back up to the low to mid 50's.

:cussing: The people over at the Kymco forums were not much help.

The road I ride to and from work does not change. I buy gas regularly at the same two stations. Now I know that speed, weather, traffic etc does effect my mileage...but 10 miles per gallon???

Idea's?
 

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Are you sure the tank was completely full ?

Perhaps there was an air bubble in the tank ?
 

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I've noticed that wind alone can make 10+ mpg difference on my Burgman 400. Also temperature and winter blend of gas. Sort of depends upon how long your daily trip is. If it's enough miles, just a headwind could make the 10 mpg difference.
 

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Head winds even effect the MPG on my 650. My average is 53.1 on tank with headwinds each day & it went to 47.4. Would even effect my 400's MPG more. :shock:
 
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