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Old 12-20-2003, 07:51 AM
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Fuel Economy Revisited

Well have had the car for a week and so far the fuel economy doesn't seem too bad. I got 23.2mpg for a mixture of 90 miles motorway and 43 miles town driving. This on the second tank of gas.

Have to admit I was taking it really easy with the revving as breaking the car in. Hope it goes up after! (Fat chance once I can really let the engine rip!) . The engine really loves to be revved!
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Old 12-20-2003, 09:46 AM
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Congratulatoins on getting your car!

I'm still waiting.. supposed to be 27th December but I suspect it will be January before I see my car
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Old 12-20-2003, 11:20 AM
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Expect about 20.5 MPG for normal driving once you run it in.

18 to 19.5 if you have fun!
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Old 12-20-2003, 03:39 PM
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I have consistently averaged between 22 and 24 mpg over 2500 miles now. It doesn't seem to matter much how I drive it.
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I get consistently between 11 and 15, with highs in 18-20 for pure highway. Usually runs around 12 mpg.
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Old 12-22-2003, 11:04 AM
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I would take your back VRRX8, that mpg is just too low even if you are trashing it.

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Old 12-22-2003, 03:11 PM
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Remember to multiply US mpg by 1.2 to get UK mpg, so thats 21-24 UK mpg for highway which seems about right for the auto, going on what people are starting to get on the UK standard power. But the average is a bit low, which ever gallons you use. Probably the lack of ratios hurts the auto more in city and spirited driving.

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Old 12-24-2003, 11:04 AM
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I averaged between 13-18lt/100km,for over 1500km. I love my baby.
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