EM TuningSky Insurance
Results 1 to 24 of 24

Thread: MPG?

  1. #1
    Micky D's Avatar
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Washington
    Posts
    8

    MPG?

    Alright lads, Hope ive put this in the correct place
    Im thinking of gettin myself an s3
    Now the S3 im looking at is already modified to 290 bhp mark
    Its got front mount, map, induction, plugs, exhaust, blow off valve.
    Was wondering if anyone else on here had roughly the same mods..
    If so what sort of MPG you guys are looking at?
    Eg
    MPG: ..
    Miles per full tank: ...
    oo also can you not whether this is motor way runs or dotting round the doors! Or even combind!
    Cheers in advance!!

  2. # ADS
    ADS
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Global
    Posts
    Many
     
  3. #2
    Prawn's Avatar
    My other car is a MINI!!!!

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Basingstoke
    Posts
    9,372
    not entirely related to your question, but don't be fooled into paying a high price for it because it's '290bhp' as unless it'd had a turbo upgrade, it simply isn't.

    260-270 absolute max is a bit more like it.

    You should see 30mpg+ on a run easily most people see mid-high 20's around town
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Prawns TFSI Turbo'd 1.8T Track Car

    But I know nothing so ignore me.

  4. #3
    Neutral

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Herts
    Posts
    54
    if your worried about MPG you should be looking for another car !

    VW polo maybe?

  5. #4
    g10chy's Avatar
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Crewe, Cheshire
    Posts
    155
    Mine is standard other than a remap and in this cold weather i am getting an average of 28mpg, warmer weather average is 30mpg.

    65ish to fill her up and that gets me about 310-320 miles before the petrol light comes on.
    2001 S3 - Ming Blue, Bose + AndyMac Stealth Sub + XCarlink iPod Interface with Bluetooth, Forge 007 (Yellow Spring), Green Cotton Panel Filter, Angel Tuning Remap, Milltek Cat-Back Resonated, Parking Sensors & Full Black Leather Nappa Recaros with Piano Black Trim.

  6. #5
    jojo's Avatar
    S3 Drift King!

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Solihull, Midlands
    Posts
    25,556
    22mpg around town, 30mpg mainly motorways, 25mpg average mixed driving, which is what I usually get per tank with brim to brim figures. I'm running AmD Stage 1 remap.



    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
    You've got to have a laugh! For Sale:LCR Brakes - £400



  7. #6
    m444ty p's Avatar
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Clacton-On-Sea,Essex
    Posts
    146
    at the end of the day its a 1.8 engine and it wont be that thursty, if you want good mpg get a diesel
    |STAGE 1 REMAP |FORGE HOSES|18" RS4 ALLOYS|

  8. #7
    jojo's Avatar
    S3 Drift King!

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Solihull, Midlands
    Posts
    25,556
    Quote Originally Posted by m444ty p View Post
    at the end of the day its a 1.8 engine and it wont be that thursty, if you want good mpg get a diesel
    It's a 1.8 with a turbo bolted on and running 200bhp+



    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
    You've got to have a laugh! For Sale:LCR Brakes - £400



  9. #8
    jojo's Avatar
    S3 Drift King!

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Solihull, Midlands
    Posts
    25,556
    Quote Originally Posted by m444ty p View Post
    at the end of the day its a 1.8 engine and it wont be that thursty, if you want good mpg get a diesel
    It's a 1.8 with a turbo bolted on and running 200bhp+



    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
    You've got to have a laugh! For Sale:LCR Brakes - £400



  10. #9
    Micky D's Avatar
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Washington
    Posts
    8
    Quote Originally Posted by womb raider View Post
    if your worried about MPG you should be looking for another car !

    VW polo maybe?
    Im not "worried" about mpg, i was simply wondering what i should be expecting from the car. If i was "worried" about mpg id not be buying a t/c car

  11. #10
    m444ty p's Avatar
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Clacton-On-Sea,Essex
    Posts
    146
    Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
    It's a 1.8 with a turbo bolted on and running 200bhp+
    These cars are nothing to run. i had a bmw m5 for 2 years and that drunk a lot of fuel.
    |STAGE 1 REMAP |FORGE HOSES|18" RS4 ALLOYS|

  12. #11
    Welly's Avatar
    VX220 SC Driver :)

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Gloucestershire
    Posts
    10,695
    24.2 over the last 1342.4 miles and I have a heavy right foot.
    Last edited by Welly; 10th January 2010 at 01:47.
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    "Marriage is like a coffin and each kid is another nail."
    Homer Simpson





  13. #12
    ianysm's Avatar
    5th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Midlands
    Posts
    1,002
    I ran an M3 for 4 years and that drank fuel. The S3 averages 30mpg. Mine has stage one remap.
    AUTOMAP
    Mobile ECU Remapping Services

    automap.remapping@gmail.com
    www.eliteremaps.com

  14. #13
    ianysm's Avatar
    5th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Midlands
    Posts
    1,002
    Quote Originally Posted by g10chy View Post
    Mine is standard other than a remap
    So its not standard then? Why do people say that?!!!

    Totally standard, apart from...
    AUTOMAP
    Mobile ECU Remapping Services

    automap.remapping@gmail.com
    www.eliteremaps.com

  15. #14
    fingermouse's Avatar
    thats me

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    west yorkshire
    Posts
    3,762
    yes but wheel size has a effect on mpg so Standard apart from remap makes sence

    I get 300 mile to a tank and I don`t hang about. Just got 320 but been going off boost for miles in slow traffic in the snow
    red to red black to black blue to bits

  16. #15
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    169
    18 mpg combined, never been any better, hoping things may improve with a remap.
    S3, 4 wheels, magical B8's, Eibach, Pipewerx equipped, glass windows, metal engine, silver paint.

  17. #16
    Neutral

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Wallingford, Pennsylvania, USA
    Posts
    67
    wow, that's really bad. If that's real world accurate, I'd try to find out why BEFORE you spend money on a remap only to learn you have something else going on more worthy of your $$$$$ to addre$$.
    Lucky

    98 red AUDI A3 Sport

  18. #17
    jojo's Avatar
    S3 Drift King!

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Solihull, Midlands
    Posts
    25,556
    Quote Originally Posted by Kunit View Post
    18 mpg combined, never been any better, hoping things may improve with a remap.
    Even with track work and running 19" rims, I managed 13mpg average, 18mpg is truly aweful, are you driving the nuts out of yours? lol



    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
    You've got to have a laugh! For Sale:LCR Brakes - £400



  19. #18
    1st Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    169
    I drive a mile and a half to work every day so that's probably it, I have no faults on 5051 and I serviced it not so long ago but it's a technicians car and generally we hate working on our own.
    S3, 4 wheels, magical B8's, Eibach, Pipewerx equipped, glass windows, metal engine, silver paint.

  20. #19
    jojo's Avatar
    S3 Drift King!

    Status
    Online
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Solihull, Midlands
    Posts
    25,556
    Quote Originally Posted by Kunit View Post
    I drive a mile and a half to work every day so that's probably it, I have no faults on 5051 and I serviced it not so long ago but it's a technicians car and generally we hate working on our own.
    1.5miles one way? The car would barely get upto temps! No wonder your are getting 18mpg.



    99' Audi S3(APY) - Brilliant Black Click>>>Going Sideways vid!
    You've got to have a laugh! For Sale:LCR Brakes - £400



  21. #20
    fingermouse's Avatar
    thats me

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    west yorkshire
    Posts
    3,762
    1.5 miles each way then Id be on my bike short runs do cars no good at all
    red to red black to black blue to bits

  22. #21
    Danny Cawsey's Avatar
    Cawsey

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Valencia, Spain
    Posts
    497
    Ii have an AMD remap panel filter and forge dv. running 260hp drove for 2hours today on the motorway sitting on 90 mannaged 24.6 mpg around town i get about 19mpg but i do like to redline it.

  23. #22
    Andy_S3's Avatar
    4th Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Teesside
    Posts
    719
    Quote Originally Posted by dannycawsey View Post
    drove for 2hours today on the motorway sitting on 90 .
    tut tut! lol

  24. #23
    jdas03's Avatar
    3rd Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Surrey, UK
    Posts
    597
    Totally standard S3. Averaged 29.2 over the last 1000 miles which included a track day! not too bad :-)
    Though i do travel largely on motorways where i have got 35mpg before!

  25. #24
    Reverse Gear

    Status
    Offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    2
    ok now i wish i had a s3 instead of a a3 im only gettin 29mpg out of a standard a3

 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO