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S4 Owners - Your Best & Worst Average MPG Figures (According To Your DIS)

Bristle Hound Apr 10, 2015

  1. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    Calling all B8 / B8.5 S4 owners

    What's your best & worst average mpg figures according to the DIS display :think:

    Let's see who drives like an old lady and who drives like Lewis Hamilton :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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  3. wild westie

    wild westie Member

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    5mpg 200mpg
     
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  4. StuBill

    StuBill Supercharged Mofo Team Daytona Audi S4 Black Edition

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    14.2mpg (first few miles after a cold start)
    37.8mpg (flat steady 50mph hot)

    Giving it some beans when warm seems to be around the 18mpg at the moment (550 miles on the clock)
     
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  5. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    There's always one .. :rolleyes:

    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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  6. Tfsi gone

    Tfsi gone Well-Known Member

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    Apparently I had 50 mpg in my 2.0 TFSI (211) once but when I hit traffic it misfired. It did use near enough a litre of oil in the process so not bad figures when combined really! That's another story... ;)
     
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  7. benjie

    benjie Well-Known Member

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    28.7 on a drive from Swindon to Holyhead.

    13.something on the way home from work where I found out the limiter isn't at 155.
     
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  8. Tfsi gone

    Tfsi gone Well-Known Member

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    I knew my limiter didn't work when after changing from 3rd-4th on an ambitious drive I was at already at over 1 and a half times the motorway limit plus! We need an autobahn!
     
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  9. opelfruit

    opelfruit Well-Known Member TeamMisano Audi S4

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    32mpg, car fully loaded with wife, 2 kids and a boot crammed with all their stuff. Constant 70(ish) over quite a few motorway miles.


    .......er.....11mpg :oops: .......or 11.something, I wasn't really looking at my DIS at the time as I was looking at the next set of bends. Manual mode with the revs firmly in the optimum power band and lots of twisty road ahead and behind.

    Both cases are not that common, my DIS says I've averaged 26.8 over 4000 miles which is nearly a year's worth of mixed town and fast A road with a little motorway here and there....With plenty of moments of joy....so ill take that from a mental estate car any day of the week.

    In short; it's much better than I dreamed of.
     
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  10. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 Black Edition quattro S tronic

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    You should have specified average rather than instant mpg.
     
  11. Chop.

    Chop. Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Silver Supporter Supercharged Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group quattro S tronic

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    19.7mpg average in dynamic 24/7 can be seen on the school run just not caught
     
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  13. scotty76

    scotty76 Well-Known Member Team Phantom Audi S4

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    I don't know about the worst but this is about the best I recall.

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  14. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    @jdp1962 - Amended! ;)

    Just for you my friend :kiss::laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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  15. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 Black Edition quattro S tronic

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  16. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    Going all shy on me Jeff? :eyebrows:
    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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  17. ERBY

    ERBY Supercharged Member Team Daytona Audi S4 Black Edition

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    28mpg
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    *Ahem* - I'm still running her in ok..!?!:oops:
     
  18. Chief29

    Chief29 New Member

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    38.5 over 300 miles from Scotland to Shropshire.
    14.3 is the best.
     
  19. Tay

    Tay Active Member VCDS Map User

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    32.7 mpg best in many miles of average speed cameras.
    11 mpg worst! (And see low teens regularly in a very slow commute).
     
  20. ub7rm

    ub7rm Active Member

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    Saw 35 once on a steady 60 / 50 mph run starting off with a warm engine.

    Long term dis average over 5000 miles is 27 mpg.

    I'm quite delighted with the mpg in this, its not exactly what the car is about but talk about having your cake and eat it. I don't notice any real world difference in petrol costs between this and my old 8p S3. But it is in a lower tax band that the S3 which is nice!
     
  21. Keef

    Keef Well-Known Member Team Daytona Audi S4

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    8000 miles in – i don’t bother looking at the DIS as its not accurate.
    I use the road trip app, so calculated every time i fill up

    Best 27.1
    Worst 21.4

    ...worst in my B6 S4 - 11mpg
     
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  22. ERBY

    ERBY Supercharged Member Team Daytona Audi S4 Black Edition

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    Haha - I actually used to think there was a little hole in the tank of my B6 S4.:confused:
    My road trip routes always revolved around appropriate & convenient petrol station locations!! Gawd, anyone would of thought we were driving around in TVR Tuscans:D
     
  23. Alan Dickinson

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  24. Alan Dickinson

    Alan Dickinson New Member

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    165.JPG Driving through Germany last year, opened it up on the d-restricted roads still got reasonable mpg. Showed 175mph with more to go !!
     
  25. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    @Alan Dickinson - So I'm assuming the factory 155mph restriction on the B8 / B8.5 S4's are a load of rubbish then Alan?
     
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  26. Alan Dickinson

    Alan Dickinson New Member

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    165mph was in 6th gear, you can just about see it in picture (wife took picture by the way I wasn't about to take eyes of the road) a great car to drive, good fun and comfy on the long runs.
     
  27. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 Black Edition quattro S tronic

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  28. StuBill

    StuBill Supercharged Mofo Team Daytona Audi S4 Black Edition

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    You just scroll through the DIS display functions, speed is one of them. Always have mine set on this, I find it much easier at a glance than the speedo.
     
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  29. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 Black Edition quattro S tronic

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    Hey, Planet B8 just gets better and better. Can't wait to land.
     
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  30. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    The speed in the DIS and the HHA on my old B8 A4, were some of the best surprises I had when I got that car

    Though the 'curry hooks' in the boot of the saloon I had were great too :thumbs up:
    [​IMG]
     
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  31. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 Black Edition quattro S tronic

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    I tried fitting a set of those to my B7, but just couldn't get them to screw in tight. Gave it up in the end. Might revisit the idea with the S4.
     
  32. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    @jdp1962 - They came as standard on my old saloon B8, so assuming they will on the saloon B8.5 S4 Jeff :thumbs up:
     
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  34. StuBill

    StuBill Supercharged Mofo Team Daytona Audi S4 Black Edition

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    You can also hook the metal rings on the cargo net up on the curry hooks to form a triangle. It keeps stuff secure in the pocket :)
    And my tip for an audio mod.......put some sticky foam pads on the underside of the rear shelf under the curry hooks in their resting place....they vibrate like a bar steward when the sub is kicking :)
     
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  35. TahirS

    TahirS It is all about that BEARD!

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    With Lewis getting the win today I got a bit enthusiastic and got a whopping 12mpg. Great fun taking BMW enthusiast out. Made his 6 series seem like a slow coach.



     
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  36. Hear-Vier

    Hear-Vier B5 then a B8.5 Supercharged Audi S4

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    Best achieved to date on a sedate 140 mile mostly motorway drive with quite a bit of 50mph average camera nonsense:

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    It was showing 40.3 before a bit of stop start stuff at the end.

    Usually much worse than that!
     
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  37. TahirS

    TahirS It is all about that BEARD!

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    Wow that's good, I don't drive mine much but this was that day I mentioned earlier. Sorry for the poor picture quality image.jpg
     
  38. xpoweruk

    xpoweruk S4 B8 Smile Machine Team Ibis saloon Audi S4 quattro

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    My average is OK so far I think :)
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  39. MFM

    MFM Active Member

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    Don't know, don't care as I don't pay for fuel. :D
     
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  40. bigyin

    bigyin Active Member

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    Currently tracking my MPG on an app so I'm pretty accurate at an average of 22.33 over the last 7000 miles.
    Best: 25.31
    Worst: 18.06

    Not exactly the most frugal of machines these things!. Tho I'm pre-facelift so dont have start / stop etc to improve economy.
     
  41. Bristle Hound

    Bristle Hound Moderator Staff Member Moderator MQB Platform

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    Best - 32.7 mpg on a steady run. Majority at 75mph set on cruise control. 50 mile round trip
    Worst - 18.8 mpg the other day 'playing' with a blue BMW 235

    Averaging around 25-27 mpg at the mo which is more than I expected as I'm still running it in, apparently

    TBH I don't drive my S4 with an eye on fuel economy. Didn't buy it to worry about fuel consumption
     
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  42. Blackwhite

    Blackwhite Well-Known Member Team Glacier saloon Audi A3 quattro

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    BH, Can you explain the "playing with the blue BMW"? :shrug:
     
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  43. Chop.

    Chop. Well-Known Member TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Silver Supporter Supercharged Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group quattro S tronic

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    Here here that man
     

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