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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by sparkyork, Jun 16, 2013.
Hi just Sussex out I'm getting 36 tut gallon! Not bad really.....
S3 or A3?
It's about right for an A3.
It's great for an S3.
Just an a3 unfortunately reckon I could of got more aswell!
Pointless thread is pointless.
Not really considering its a 15 year old car returning good mpg, unless I'm missing something ?
Believe it or not mate some of us have seen over 40mpg from a 1.8T on a decent run!
my old 230bhp daily driver averaged 39mpg on a trip to the Ring a few years back, and my 350bhp track car still averages 35mpg cruising to or from a trackday!
Fantastically efficient engines the 1.8T's when tuned well
I do a 235mile trip to get home from camp, and it costs about £42 in petrol, that's with 4/5 lads in the car and a boot full of kit, i also have a heavy foot so I reckon that's decent enough (got an a3T)
I can quite easily get 45mpg on a run in my 245bhp A3.
Yeah I reckon I could get 40+ on a run, can't fault it. Once I've satisfied myself all Is well with the engine ill get a remap done
Get it done by Niki at R Tech or Bill at Badger 5; timing advance = more efficiency which = more MPG.
Im averaging 37 all the time and thats all short journeys 7 miles usually twice a day and then a 22 mile round trip to the nearest town when I need something.
A6 1.8T remapped to 220 HP ....got 43mpg on my 30mile trip home from work friday very happy with that
wow I only avg. 25 mpg with my s3.
Average of 29mpg at the minute in my S3 mainly motorway miles I am fairly happy with that!
Me too. ~25-26mpg, mixture of very short journeys and longer motorway missions. I'm sure it'd go down if I was driving like a grandad or did longer journeys. I don't know how people are reporting 40+mpg. Nobody I know with a 1.8T of any sort is getting that :/
I do stick it in 5th as soon as i hit 30mph, i drive like a grandad most of the time as i do 60 miles a day to work and back, my foot only turns to lead when im bored or a nipper thinks he can push me around
I'm genuinely interested in how people get these figures! I never got 40+ on my A3 TQS, nowhere near that with my S3. Other mates with Mk4 Golfs, A3 1.8Ts and even a NA 1.8 A3 aren't getting that.
200kg's more, transmission losses. All adds up.
Every FWD 1.8t I have ever driven easily manages 35mpg+, and as they get tuned they can get even better.
Mine is 245bhp, 40mpg on a run no problem.
28.5 in the S3 atm. A4 fwd 1.8t i used to get 38+ but thats on longer journeys when i worked further away. S3 is all town driving.
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22mpg average for me. 520bhp rs4 though, pretty reasonable considering s3's around 25mpg
Sort that silly Avatar out then dude ;-)