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New owner of KRX. I went on 2nd ride since purchased yesterday. Topped tank off before ride & road about 18 miles of trails over 4 hours. When I loaded, the Fuel Gage had only 2 bars showing. Granted, I had in low gear most of ride, but do these machines get that bad of mileage? My old Can Am Commander fuel bar wouldn't have hardly moved on same ride.
 

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Open your gas cap and have a look how much is in there. About as easy as it gets. Don't know why nobody ever does that. Guess it's just easier to go online than to figure things out. I must be old school.... :)
 

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Get a dedicated fuel stick to check gas when it shows 1 bar. You will likely have 1/3 tank left. Yhey all have garbage gauges it seems..
 

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Yes, my gas gauge isn’t near accurate, a problem I hope Kawasaki will address. After filling a couple of times, here are my observations. The tank stretches from under the passenger seat to under the driver seat ( makes me want to practice fast exits). It is shallow and wide. If you insert the gas nozzle into it like you would in a truck, it will not get full. Pull it out of the filler hole a bit and hold it while fueling. This shallow, wide tank will cause misreads when the vehicle is off camber. It can also cause starting problems when parked off camber. Also, when down to one bar, and that one bar starts blinking, you have 2 1/2 gallons left (According to the manual). Based on my last 85 mile ride, this is an on and off phenomena depending on your camber. 85 miles driven, blinking last bar as I pulled into a gas station, 6 1/2 gallons to fill up. Thus, around 3 gallons left. Come on Kawasaki, is this right? So my best guess is around 11 mpg, mostly in high gear, some low 4 w climbs in Mesquite NV.
 

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Same issues as you all with fuel gauge dropping quickly on ride. Did 30 miles on first outing, gauge dropped to 2 bars and I burned 5 gallons of gas. That’s 6 miles to the gallon. This beast really only get 60 miles to a tank?
 

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My fuel gauge is largely pointless. I can tell you I get between 10-13 mpg depending on the kind of riding I'm doing.
 

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I see it as 1 bar is 1/4 tank. Flashing 1 bar is time to go home. Rest of it doesnt matter. I use a dip stick or view if worried how much is left. I have ran it 10 miles with blinking gauge. Wasnt empty, I made it home.. I average 10-12 mpg best guess. Not as good as Teryx4. About same as old RZR did.
 

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Yes, my gas gauge isn’t near accurate, a problem I hope Kawasaki will address. After filling a couple of times, here are my observations. The tank stretches from under the passenger seat to under the driver seat ( makes me want to practice fast exits). It is shallow and wide. If you insert the gas nozzle into it like you would in a truck, it will not get full. Pull it out of the filler hole a bit and hold it while fueling. This shallow, wide tank will cause misreads when the vehicle is off camber. It can also cause starting problems when parked off camber. Also, when down to one bar, and that one bar starts blinking, you have 2 1/2 gallons left (According to the manual). Based on my last 85 mile ride, this is an on and off phenomena depending on your camber. 85 miles driven, blinking last bar as I pulled into a gas station, 6 1/2 gallons to fill up. Thus, around 3 gallons left. Come on Kawasaki, is this right? So my best guess is around 11 mpg, mostly in high gear, some low 4 w climbs in Mesquite NV.
Mine started blinking at 76 miles, I pulled into the gas station at 86 miles. When I opened the lid, it had so much pressure coming out. I figured I almost ran out of gas, but I was only able to put 6.89 gallons in. I hope I can go further than 86 miles on a tank. I'm bringing extra gas with on rides because the x3s and rzrs Only dropped a few bars.
 

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Just returned from Hatfield and MCCoy trails. Averaged 12 miles to the gallon and filled up tank when last bar started blinking and still has 3 gallons in the tank.

averaged 20 miles/hour - wasn’t heavy on the gas pedal. I would expect the tank to get 120 miles. Moving forward will never pass a gas stop and definitely not plan trips much further than 100 miles with out carrying spare tank.

enjoy it!
 

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It's a 2000 lb machine + gear and 1-2 fatasses,.....on 31" off-road tires, driving off-road,......powered by a frickin 999cc 2 cyl.
I'd say the fact that it ONLY uses a gal of gas to move all that weight for 10 off-road miles is pretty damn good.
 

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Well I got 138 miles on mine when we tested the range”not advised solo”. So I figured if we stick at 100/120 miles on a ride we will have enough fuel. If you are worried get a rotopak or have some good shoes and tunes to listen to on your walk out.
 

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The wife and I put 54 miles on last Sunday, combined slow 8-15 mph mountain trails and 30-40 mph dirt roads. Just filled up with 3.44 gal. thats over 15.6 mpg. Not too shabby.
 

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it's the goofy design of the tank, where there is a pocket of fuel that becomes unavailable unless you tip the buggy to the side to get it to "transfer" to the fuel pump side. There is a hump in the middle of the tank for the drive shaft, that splits fuel once it gets below a given level, making a pocket of it separate and no fuel pump in that area to access that fuel.
 
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