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what mpg are you getting in your cars?

jimmytotheh Jun 3, 2013

  1. jimmytotheh

    jimmytotheh Member

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    I have a 1.6 petrol a3 on a 53 plate. It drinks petrol like theres no tomorrow Im wondering wether theres something wrong with it or it needs some sort of tuning or something? Either that or im going to get a diesel and never look back. Any comments would be appreciated :)
     
  2. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    19mpg avg 2.0TFSI. Stop moaning :p
     
  3. adamccc

    adamccc Member

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    2l TSFI with stage 2+ : Driving 70/80 on the motorway = 30mpg || If I put my foot down quite a bit = 15mpg
     
  4. Fenriz

    Fenriz Member

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    Currently computer is on 49mpg avg combined, on a 100 mile motorway trip I'll get 58mpg avg, see signature for car.
     
  5. adamccc

    adamccc Member

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    Pretty jealous of that mpg, I'm seem to be spending a small fortune on petrol - especially with put premium unleaded in it all the time
     
  6. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    What's your mpg showing, before we can even advise if its bad or not.
     
  7. adamccc

    adamccc Member

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    I'll have a check next time I'm driving around, maybe a reinstall of the remap might help it - but to be fair the stock mpg of S3's is about 36 anyway and it's only when I'm driving around quickly that it drinks a crazy amount of fuel.
     
  8. percymon

    percymon Member

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    69.5mpg on my commute this morning - not too bad I suppose
     
  9. MrBones

    MrBones Going Gone Bye

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    50 mpg cruzing @80mph........42mpg around town

    2.0TDI, with a Quantium remap
     
  10. jimmytotheh

    jimmytotheh Member

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    No theres something definitely wrong with the tuning on my car. My revs are hitting just under 3800 rpm at 70 mph.
     
  11. AudiSBE

    AudiSBE Member

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    I also have a 1.6 2003 and mine seems to drink fuel think it must be how the 1.6 is :( although i also think its how you drive if you keep it at low revs and general **** like that then it will last longer :)
     
  12. mjr901

    mjr901 Guest

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    All this sunshine has brought out the motorbikes, so the S3 is showing 15-20mpg.
     
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  13. JRock247

    JRock247 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    I'm averaging about 40 - 43mpg combined in my 2.0TDi Quattro A3.
     
  14. Braveheart

    Braveheart New Member

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    I'm getting 28mpg average with my 2010 Audi S3 manual g/box. That's mainly commuting to work on country roads.
     
  15. essIII

    essIII Active Member

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    In what gear? Revs are only related to speed through the gearbox, not through engine tuning.
     
  16. OliS3

    OliS3 Well-Known Member Team Sepang Audi S3 DSG

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    Same here, but somehow managed 37 mpg the other day driving 100 miles on the motorway which was a nice surprise
     
  17. dan77

    dan77 dan77

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    I only about 50 on a run, stage one revo shouldn't make that much difference
     
  18. J3NKO

    J3NKO Member

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    2.0 TFSI and it depends on the journey but the 3 miles it take me to get to work in traffic I look at 24MPG ish. If I'm late, more like 19 haha
     
  19. S3Alex

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

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    Stg4 and 28mpg here.

    We should have one of these threads made into a sticky maybe.
     
  20. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    There is DEFINATELY something wrong with my car. I'm not that heavy footed. As a test today I did a trip from Manchester to Sheffield via the M60 and Snake and managed 27.2 ... and I was TRYING to get the highest I could.

    Normal city driving, 16-18mpg.
     
  21. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    after new boost hose and more fueling added to the map, 47-49mpg with nice stream of black smoke
     
  22. S3Alex

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

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    "Just cause its smokin' don't mean it's broken"
     
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  23. sliced

    sliced Drive safe, stay alive.

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    About 40mpg local, 36mpg when sooting everywhere
     
  24. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    ahah better not be broken lol
     
  25. Avantsline

    Avantsline Member

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    My standard s3 is around 30mpg which is better than the 1.8t a4 avant 190 Quattro I had!
     
  26. T8DPR

    T8DPR If Carlsberg Made Audi Drivers...

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    the most accurate way to measure your mpg is to brim your tank, reset your trip meter before setting off again, drive for however long you need for it to need refilling, in my case, between 3 and 4 weeks, see how many miles you've covered (around 570 on my tank) then refill and see how many gallons it took to brim it (around 11 for me, since I don't run it to dangerously low levels) then divide the mileage by the gallons...

    about 52ish, which for over 3 weeks of combined driving at different times of the day (tho mostly off peak and around town) is perfectly acceptable... tdi 140 2004
     
  27. big harty

    big harty Member

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    Around 20 mpg. S3 stage 2 +
     
  28. Jaacck

    Jaacck New Member

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    Got 29mpg on the way from brighton to Cornwall. Was 3am and nobody on the road so was gunning it. Usually get about 20 around town and got 39mpg on a trip to my parents driving sensibly. So varies on my right foot! Drive a 1.8tfsi
     
  29. revilo

    revilo Member

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    2.0 TDi with Custom Map, 64.2mpg avg. on a 150 mile round trip
     
  30. thesmileyone

    thesmileyone Active Member Gold Supporter Audi A3

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    2.0 TFSI Stage 2+ (not an S3) 13mpg average.
    2.0 TDi DSG 140 (standard) 47mpg average.
     
  31. A3HAZ

    A3HAZ Member

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    2.0 FSI Stock car 30mpg around town
    Not sure how it will be when I put an exhaust system & induction kit though
     
  32. AudiMafia

    AudiMafia Member

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    I'm getting 39-40 average mpg with my 2.0 TDi, remapped. London driving. I don't know if that's good or bad mpg?
     
  33. Minstadave

    Minstadave Member

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    Just did a 200mile round trip in my FWD 2.0T DSG - just over 40mpg.
     
  34. immo

    immo Stop me

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    I hit 55-65mpg on my 15 mile commute to work.
     
  35. murg

    murg New Member

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    Is your A3 standard or mapped?
     
  36. Napbree

    Napbree Member

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    I have 44-45mpg on my remapped 170 quattro, before the map it was 38-40 this is on the motorways driving heavy footed.

    On commute to work (8 miles) is 37 after map and 33 before, cold and lots of roundabouts, not good for the old economy.
     
  37. DJ-S3

    DJ-S3 Active Member

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    Audi S3 Revo stage2+ - around 25mpg, only driven evenings and weekends. Although a lot less now the weathers nice and the motorbikes out :D which gets 49mpg :D
     
  38. boost-addict

    boost-addict Well-Known Member

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    it may not be the remap, when was it last serviced,
    when was the last time you checekd your tyre pressures (i didnt check mine for months running between 29psi and 35 psi ment to be 38psi) and i gained 4mpg just from having the correct tyre pressure,
    vac and boost leaks with reduce mpg,
    also things like dragging brakes.
    wheel aligment.

    only takes you to have poor service period and low tyres and you could easy be knocking 10mpg off the best mpg figure
     
  39. JohnE

    JohnE 2005 A3 Sport 1.6 FSI

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    Revs in gear has nothing to do with tuning as someone else pointed out.

    Remember there are two versions of the 1.6. Mine is the 1.6 FSI and I get avg 38-40 mpg on my normal weekly driving - mix of 50-limit A roads and town driving, but mostly moving.
    If yours has the 6 speed box like mine, you should be seeing about 3k/revs at 70mph in 6th. If it's 3800 in 6th, you have a slipping clutch or the wrong wheels on.

    Unlike my previous diesel Jag XJ 2.7, the Audi's economy drops like a stone the faster you go on the motorway. Where the Jag would do 40mpg all day at 90 on the motorway, the Audi drops to 30 if you are lucky if you go that fast.
     
  40. articuno88

    articuno88 Member Audi A3

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    Absolute berserk: 28-32 mpg
    Normal driving: 45-48 mpg
     

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