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#3423795 - 07/13/14 08:07 PM Post your rpms at 70mph
synthetic_crazy Offline


Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 824
Loc: TX
I am always interested in the rpms that an engine turns at typical highway cruising speed (70mph). I'm curious to see what others report...

My '09 Crown Victoria with the 3.27 rear axle ratio turns 2050 at 70mph.
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#3423801 - 07/13/14 08:09 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 13730
Loc: apple valley, ca
about 3300 in my truck and 2500 in jeep


Edited by Chris142 (07/13/14 08:10 PM)
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#3423802 - 07/13/14 08:10 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
lawman1909 Offline


Registered: 03/20/14
Posts: 677
Loc: USA
'12 Chevy Cruze LS 1.8L turns at about 2750 rpms.
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#3423803 - 07/13/14 08:10 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Quest Offline


Registered: 12/19/04
Posts: 7354
Loc: beaver land EH?
06 fit M/T, around 3200rpm @ 70mph
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#3423809 - 07/13/14 08:13 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: Chris142]
lawman1909 Offline


Registered: 03/20/14
Posts: 677
Loc: USA
The Tahoe turns that high at 70 mph?!
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#3423813 - 07/13/14 08:14 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
lawman1909 Offline


Registered: 03/20/14
Posts: 677
Loc: USA
Off topic I know, but you should try MC synthetic blend 5w-20 in the CV. We use that exclusively in our squads and change every 4K. That 4k could be 6-7k if the cars weren't idled as much and weren't doing near redline runs every day for calls.
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#3423814 - 07/13/14 08:15 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 31298
Loc: Great Lakes
530i: around 2700 rpm (5th gear manual)
C300: around 2150 rpm (7th gear auto)
F700: around 4000 rpm (6th gear manual)
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#3423818 - 07/13/14 08:19 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 10651
Loc: Onondaga County
~2700 in the Focus
~2100 in the Cherokee. (3.55 gears, 31'' tires, .75 OD)
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#3423825 - 07/13/14 08:25 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
skyactiv Offline


Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 1839
Loc: The Midwest
2013 VW GTI with six speed manual is 2695 @ 70 MPH.
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#3423827 - 07/13/14 08:25 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
mattwithcats Offline


Registered: 06/13/13
Posts: 1334
Loc: Virginia
2000 RPM's at 70 MPH in an 2002 Saturn SL2.

However, 5th gear has been swapped from a .730 to a .605,
dropping the RPM's by a thousand....
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#3423834 - 07/13/14 08:28 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Number_35 Offline


Registered: 07/07/14
Posts: 230
Loc: Winnipeg MB CA
'97 Mazda MPV 4-speed auto - 2500 RPM

'01 Mazda Protege 5-speed manual - 3000 RPM

'09 Mazda 5 5-speed manual - 3300 RPM

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#3423837 - 07/13/14 08:31 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Wampahoofus Offline


Registered: 09/30/13
Posts: 152
Loc: WI
Miata 5 spd manual: 3700
Midget 4 spd manual: 4000
Triumph 5 spd manual: 4200
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#3423839 - 07/13/14 08:35 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Number_35 Offline


Registered: 07/07/14
Posts: 230
Loc: Winnipeg MB CA
This reminds me - read an article in CarMag many years ago - great magazine, Canadian, didn't last long. Anyway, they did a road test of a Lada Niva (the little Russian 4x4) and really liked it, but did say that the 4500 RPM in top gear at 80 kph was a bit much.

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#3423845 - 07/13/14 08:38 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
gregk24 Offline


Registered: 04/13/13
Posts: 4312
Loc: FL, USA
My Accord 2.4 turns 2200 RPM at 70 MPH, 5 speed auto transmission.
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#3423851 - 07/13/14 08:42 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: mattwithcats]
doitmyself Offline


Registered: 06/03/02
Posts: 5296
Loc: MI
2014 Jeep Patriot, 2.4L, 6 speed auto tranny: 2350 at 70mph. grin
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