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A6 TDi multitronic excessive MPG

denA6 Nov 29, 2008

  1. denA6

    denA6 New Member

    Im only getting 36MPG from my 2003 1.9 TDi A6 multitronic avant 100k miles. Most of its time is spent on the motorway doing a steady 85 mph. Anyone else having this problem or is this the norm? Thinking of remapping/chipping which hopefully will improve things.
  2. bredhurststeve

    bredhurststeve Active Member

    i reckon if you keep it to 80ish you will see things improve a little bit, but how smooth is your driving?
    i get between 38 around town up to 47 on a long trip at around 70.(manual 5 speed)
    if you get it chipped it will take you a long while to get your money back on fuel and you may well use more as you will be exploring the extra power more (i know)
  3. shabazmo

    shabazmo New Member

    Definitely a problem. don't remap until the problem is fixed. Could be a fuel timming problem. This can occur if the cambelt has not been chanaged properly. You can check timming using vagcom. I get 40mpg on my 2.5tdi at 80mph

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