Well.... Thats it then... With this heavy traffic and a 11 km/hr average speed, I think I cannot get anything better..!! However, thanks for all your advices. Anyways I am soon going to have a long drive (Bangalore - Kottayam and back) in December. I will check how much my vehicle would give... Thanks to all.... - - - Merged Post - - - And sure naruf1... I will try to drive better with an eye on the rpm, as you told. And yes, Road safety first..!! So I will be careful.