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Considering a Remap ... Questions

karl88 Oct 27, 2011

  1. karl88

    karl88 Clutch, Gear, Gas, Gone!!


    Anyone with a remapped 140 2.0TDI, is there a noticable fuel saving/MPG increase?
    Either with a stage 1 or 2.

    Is the stage 2 worth doing or the stage 1?

  2. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Moderator VCDS Map User

    I've always thought this is subjective on how you drive it. If you're heavy footed I don't think it makes a lot of difference, but where it seems to count is the car is more responsive therefore you seem to have to give it less pedal to get about, and I think is this where some of the savings are realised. It's going to be a couple of MPG at the most, so if you remap do it for the outright pleasure of the performance drive, and any extra MPG is bonus.
  3. Gryphon001

    Gryphon001 Active Member

    ^^^ agreed, the fuel savings are not gigantic. I don't drive a TDI though, but I notice that I can get as much as a 1 liter less per 100 km cruising at about 90-100 km/hr. Overall however, my average has actually gotten worse because the car is just too much fun to drive gently...

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