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15MPG - WTF - 60litres for 250 miles:

imported_ZeroK66 Sep 13, 2005

  1. imported_ZeroK66

    imported_ZeroK66 Guest

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    Hello all,

    Very strange, my car seems to be drinking juice at the moment. I cleaned the MAF this weekend and the car is smoother - the mid-range flat spot I have been experiencing has gone - so clearly the car is better.

    Anyone done specific things to cure heavy consumption?

    How many miles are you getting on your 2.8's for urban driving?

    Cheers,
    Leon
     
  2. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    How many miles are you getting on your 2.8's for urban driving?

    Cheers,
    Leon

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    Urban, about 20mpg if I'm very lucky.
     
  3. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Moderator

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    Urban 18mpg with optimax and cc on.
    24mph on motorway, glad I use the TDi now for work mileage 600miles for £50!
    Beats the 280 miles I get from the 2.8.
     
  4. imported_ZeroK66

    imported_ZeroK66 Guest

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    Ouch... sounds very bad. I used to get close on 300+ though... averaging over 24. I do shorter trips nowa days - but still... OUCH! :/
     
  5. kgough

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    Yeah, I get about 280 miles before I fill up with approx. 45 quids worth.
     
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    Urban 18mpg with optimax and cc on.
    24mph on motorway, glad I use the TDi now for work mileage 600miles for £50!
    Beats the 280 miles I get from the 2.8.

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    I'm surprised your fuel consumption isn't a little better (and the coppers haven't pulled you over!) if you do 24mph on the motorway!

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  7. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Mine can occasionally reach the dizzy heghts of 30-32, if I set the cruise on at about 75mph. A good compromise between economy, traffic flow, getting there in good time & not being troubled by the rozzers.
     
  8. imported_ZeroK66

    imported_ZeroK66 Guest

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Urban 18mpg with optimax and cc on.
    24mph on motorway, glad I use the TDi now for work mileage 600miles for £50!
    Beats the 280 miles I get from the 2.8.

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    I'm surprised your fuel consumption isn't a little better (and the coppers haven't pulled you over!) if you do 24mph on the motorway!

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    Supporting the motorway go slow dont you know /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif
     
  9. shagga

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    225 miles in mine. Very expensive at the moment.
     
  10. imported_ZeroK66

    imported_ZeroK66 Guest

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    Kinda acceptable with your motor ;-)
     

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