Thinking of buying a 98 park avenue ultra super charged car. My question is does the super charged motor give me less gas milage?

Asked by Feb 08, 2013 at 08:46 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Does the super charged motor get different gas milage  then a regular 3800 series motor?

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There is no loss in fuel economy with the supercharger, but a significant gain in performance. In hilly areas, the supercharger might actually help with gas mileage as the engine will not work as hard to maintain speed etc.

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Are there any relibility issues with the super charger?

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Nothing of any note. While the super charger is an added feature, it is fairly robust and simple in design so failures have been reported infrequently.

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