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hey guys,

as i already stated i drive pretty much normally and i consistantly get 15-16 MPG in mostly city driving. I must admit i do get on it a couple times a day but still......
I was curious too know if you guys are getting worse gas milage with the AC running..I havent had the luxury to have the AC on yet

but i couldnt imagine any worse milage than what im getting already...

Another AC question....does the IS lose power when the AC is on, i know it did in my previuos cars so i am curious?

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Got mine at the end of last august, so i did get to use the A/C.
Powerfull system, it does sap a tiny bit of power, and I'll assume MPG with that.
 

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I can tell you this... I drove down to florida last week in my IS and I clocked the milage with the Gas consumption and was dead on 23 mpg (man I sound like a geek), until I filled up when I got down there and started using the A/C. I lost 4-5 mpg with the a/c on. (this is all hwy of course). As far as losing power when the A/C is on. I haven't noticed a bit of power being lost at all!!! If however there is a lost of power, It is very little and that is one of things I love about this car.

I remember driving older cars, and man was there a huge difference when the A/C was on. When you shut it off it felt like you had a turbo in your car....lol

Does any one here know how the A/C compressor is drivin off the engine in this car. Very impressive

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