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I have noticed that the amount of fuel I have to put in my bike quite is a bit over what the bike's gallons used meter says has been used and that I am not actually getting the MPG the dash says I should be getting. Are these meters accurate for gen5s usually and should I be digging in to the bike to find a fuel leak?

When it says I have used 3 gallons I have actually used 3.5 gallons and the fuel light comes on then. It says I have averaged 40mpg since new but I am only ever just barely at 30mpg according to gallons put back into the bike+miles travels that tank.
 

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I have noticed that the amount of fuel I have to put in my bike quite is a bit over what the bike's gallons used meter says has been used and that I am not actually getting the MPG the dash says I should be getting. Are these meters accurate for gen5s usually and should I be digging in to the bike to find a fuel leak?

When it says I have used 3 gallons I have actually used 3.5 gallons and the fuel light comes on then. It says I have averaged 40mpg since new but I am only ever just barely at 30mpg according to gallons put back into the bike+miles travels that tank.
On my Gen5 the display usually reads 0.3 gallons lower than actual so for example the dash might display 3.2 gallons used but the tank actually takes 3.5 gallons at fill-up. I've noticed that the display comes closer to reality if I spend a good amount of time in putt-putt mode such as on a long, slow group ride but that's a rare situation for me. When it comes down to it I don't give it much thought and just keep in mind that I can expect a low fuel warning when the bike tells me it's burned 3.2 gal.

Good luck!
 

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I have to say, going from my previous bikes all having a fuel gauge, it shocked me a bit and has taken a bit to get used to.

Interestingly I'm going on a few long rides and there will be a fair gap between fuel stops, so I'll have to be careful, lol.

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On my Gen5 the display usually reads 0.3 gallons lower than actual so for example the dash might display 3.2 gallons used but the tank actually takes 3.5 gallons at fill-up. I've noticed that the display comes closer to reality if I spend a good amount of time in putt-putt mode such as on a long, slow group ride but that's a rare situation for me. When it comes down to it I don't give it much thought and just keep in mind that I can expect a low fuel warning when the bike tells me it's burned 3.2 gal.

Good luck!
Yes Sir! My experience as well.
 

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Whenever I fill the gas tank I tend to look at it. It's always off by roughly 2 liters (about 0.5 US gallon)... I can't tell if it's an exact value on top of my head.
 

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same here.... I think the reflash, gearing and our manners of driving have to do with that.
I fueled up yesterday and the reading was lower by 2.3 liters /0.6 US Gal (showing 10.7L, put 13L in it).
Only mod is the flash&tune by 2WDW.

I'm not sure if the tune did anything that affected this value.
 

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same here.... I think the reflash, gearing and our manners of driving have to do with that.
Can definitely second that, wouldn't mind a slightly bigger fuel tank actually
 

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I feel like all these liter bikes now are gas pigs. can't get 100 miles on a full tank.
They are bloody pigs, big ass hungry ones too. My 05 R1 had putt putt mode engaged a few times and I could get 200 miles to a tank doing just under 60mph. I live on the prairies, we are talking about perfectly flat and straight. My 2016 during its first 1000 miles is already acting like a pig, and I'm babying it.

I was really hoping for 110ish miles per tank and not babying it at all, the R1 took effort to make a tank not last at least 110 miles. Granted this bike has a few more ponies, wish the tank was a smidgen bigger or something.
 

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I checked my miles per gallon my last track weekend and I was getting about the same as what I got with my pickup truck pulling three bikes to the track in an enclosed trailer. :) But on the back roads I have always used my odometer trip meter as my gauge and reset it every time I fill. I try to fill up around 100 miles. Sometimes the light will come on before that if really spirited but usually the light isn't on yet. Riding conservatively I could probably squeeze about 130 miles but I would be worried about making it to a station. I'm more than ready for a break by 100 miles anyway.
 

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This is really strange. On my '16 I once did 175 miles. The light was on for way too long already, but I was in the middle of nowhere. This was when the bike was bone stock too. I must say I was babying it. I usualy do ~ 110-125 before fueling up from city riding.
 
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