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1.8 tfsi average mpg

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by jord11, Aug 15, 2013.

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    [Aug 15, 2013]
    I currently own a corsa limited edition 1.3 diesel had the car from new and is now 2 years old, its mapped, has a piper exhaust and an itg panel filter it ran 107bhp and 212lbsft of torque on a rolling road 3 months ago not bad from the standard 75bhp and 148 lbs ft anyway it averages 50mpg round town and can do 70+ mpg on a long run, I first looked at the 2.0 tdi a3's but my best mate has a 2.0 tdi black edition and he has had problem after problem with it and pnly averages 38mpg, with realising this I looked at other engines I would love a petrol but only if I could average 35ish mpg around town which is when I looked at the 1.4 and 1.8 tfsi and with my aunt owning a tts I checked the insurance on a 2.0 tfsi but that's out the question lol so what I'm after I real world mpg figures for the 1.8 as thats just a slight step down from the 2.0, any help advice appreciated.
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    [Aug 15, 2013]
    Sorry for the essay :lol:
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    [Aug 15, 2013]
    Around town I've been getting low 20's for short runs and up to 30 on longer runs, but I've only had the car a few weeks so still adjusting to everything. I drove to the seaside the other week on single lane A/B roads at around 60mph and I was getting around 45mpg easily! I went down to Silverstone at the weekend and managed just short of 40mpg, which was motorway at about 80mph (oops, 70! ;) )

    1.8 + a decent remap should put you on par with a 2.0 anyway
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    [Aug 16, 2013]
    Oh that doesn't sound too bad, thanks for your reply
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    [Aug 17, 2013]
    I've got an MY09 1.8T FSI.
    Its a good engine and averages 25mpg in town but on the motorway I get 44mpg at 80mph.
    I once had 51.9mpg at 65mph.
    I hope that helps.
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