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Economy - 2.0 140 chipped to 170 or Factory 170?

Addie Apr 4, 2009

  1. Addie

    Addie Member

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    As the title really, we all know that the 170tdi A4 isn't very economical, how does the 140's compare in comparison when they are chipped to 170ish?

    Cheers
     
  2. jwhat

    jwhat Member VCDS Map User

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    I haven't got mine remapped yet but I get about 45mpg average with half motorway and the other half town driving.

    But if you get the 170 you could always remove the dpf and remap it?
     
  3. Addie

    Addie Member

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    How does the partical filter effect the MPG?

    I have a 170 and its not very economical - 41mpg driving like a nun. Bit of a shock compared to 50-odd from a 320d.
     
  4. jwhat

    jwhat Member VCDS Map User

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    It wouldn't affect the mpg, but if you took it off afaik you can get more power from a remap, which might help mpg.
     
  5. sclamb

    sclamb New Member

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    I am averaging 44-46mpg (mix of motorway and residential roads) with my Fast Road map loaded on my 140PS B7 A4.
     

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