6th Gear Ratio
I have a 2011 MCS manual, and I've been noticing in 6th gear at highway speeds (65-75 MPH) the car is revving at 3000-4200 RPM. This seems really high to me, seeing as every other car I've had has kept the revs down in top gear to save gas.
According to the trip computer, I get about 32 MPG (US) at highway speeds in top gear. This is surprisingly low considering I can get the same from my mothers 525it, which weighs so much more, has a much larger engine, and has nearly 60,000 miles on it.
I was wondering, for owners of any type of MINI (Cooper, S, Countryman, automatic, etc), in top gear, what RPMs are you running at at highway speeds of 65-75 MPH? What is your highway (MCS) gas mileage?