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Average on MPG on a 2.0 FSI Sport

tally2425 Jul 29, 2013

  1. tally2425

    tally2425 Member

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    Just bought my first Audi!, Really like it but it's currently in the garage but let's forget about that!.

    I'm just wondering what the average MPG other people are getting, also should i be using unleaded or super unleaded? I heard super unleaded can increase MPG & power, is this true?
     
  2. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi S3 DSG

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    On a normally aspirated car,the gains in performance with super unleaded are usually very small,and on turbocharged cars,the gains come from being able to run higher boost levels safely.
     
  3. tally2425

    tally2425 Member

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    Will i see an increase in MPG if i use it? and will it be better for the engine? or should i just stick to normally unleaded?
     
  4. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Audi S3 DSG

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    I'd certainly stick with a good quality premium unleaded,but a few percent more bhp at peak rpm isn't really worth it,and thrashing it to get that will certainly kill economy.

    Yes,you may see a small increase(a few percent) in mpg terms,but you have to weigh the cost of super unleaded against that.

    Best way is to try it,and see if you notice any gains,vs the cost.
     
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  5. nik patel

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    I usually only get about 250 miles out of a full tank, and that's town driving, with motorways I can get 350!
     
  6. tally2425

    tally2425 Member

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    I guess that isn't too bad!, i'll just go easy on the throttle :p
     
  7. leeds2592

    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    I'm stuggling to get over 30mpg at the moment in my 2.0FSI. 95% of my driving is around town, start/stop stuff and I've also got the EML on the dash which could have something to do with it.
     
  8. tally2425

    tally2425 Member

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    Ouchh, how much petrol do you put in a week? just out of curiosity
     
  9. leeds2592

    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    I also think exhaust has started blowing again which won't help. If I reset it before going on a long motorway journey I can easily 35mpg+.

    Put in around £20 a week but I don't drive that much, only to and from work 5 days a week, to and from the gym and just other small journeys. I've never filled the tank right to full and seen how many miles it does though. May give it a go and see what I get.
     
  10. tally2425

    tally2425 Member

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    Yeah would be interesting to see what you get and i get just to compare them both!, £20 isn't too bad i guess!

    also do you use unleaded or super unleaded?
     
  11. leeds2592

    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    I just use unleaded now. I used super unleaded for quite a while for a test but for the price, I didn't see any rise in mpg or performance tbh.
     
  12. Boydie

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    I get that with my 360bhp S3
     

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