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Audi a3 2004 8p - fuel consumption

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Weechris90, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Weechris90
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    Is it normal for fuel consumption to plummet when the temperature drops? I seem to have went from 50-55 mpg to around 40 if im lucky..?
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    That's normal, I dropped 5-10 mpg with my Beemer last winter
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  3. cubby
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    Same here on my bkd 2004 . has did it every year i've had it. struggling to hit 40 whereas used to get 44 or 45. Exact same journey traffic etc.
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    Ben H On a journey...

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    Definitely. I'm getting 25mpg where I was getting 30! It's all down to the heated seats I think...:Flush:
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  5. FranA3
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    FranA3 events moderator Regional Rep

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    yeah mine has dropped too prob due to having the heater on high speed for a lot of the time
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