What sort of figures are people getting from a full tank... mine has gradually increased over the past 6 months... :icon_thumright:
Well Steve I'll be more than happy if my car achieves these figures. Did get 57 mpg on a 35 mile run mainly motorway at 75mph,car hadn't even done 100 miles then.
I'm pretty happy with those figures too, given I only get 300 miles out my current car!
Mark, I think the MPG with the 2TDI is great and coupled with the torque/performance of the same engine makes for a great mix. I am sure you will be happy with the 2TDI like I am.
The quoted MPG figures by Audi (2TDI) are not achieveable for me and I doubt anybody else will achieve such figures based on traffic/state of the roads and other conditions in the UK. If you do, please do let me know.
I have just racked up 2000 miles within 4 weeks (collected the car on the 25th May) and fortunately that has been driving on motorways and 'A' roads where traffic flow has been relatively kind to me. I have had more fun with the car putting my footdown which will explain the falling totals of the latter fill ups in my previous post.
Having driven cars fuelled by petrol for most of my driving life (the last two cars achieving approximately 26-30 MPG on average), I am happy paying slightly more for diesel and getting near to double the MPG. The beauty of the 2TDI engine is I can now sacrifice MPG by having fun (footdown more) and still have better economy. It is still early days with the engine so hopefully will improve on the current figures.
By the way, Texaco are knocking out standard diesel the cheapest for me at 135.9 per litre, given most garages charge between 139.9-142.9 per litre.
I am very happy to be honest, the car is much quicker than I expected my last car RR Evoque 190 bhp is supposed to be quicker on the 0-60 dash 8.0sec compared to 8.6sec for the A3, the A3 feels much quicker. As for MPG combined I was seeing an average of 29 for the Evoque (driving like a nun) and my A3 having only covered 150 miles is already showing an average of 49.7,happy Days.
I totally agree with you about the engine, it's a belter, so smooth and torquey, it has really exceeded my expectations.
how was ur experience with the rr evoque dynamic?
lovely car, looked fantastic and the interior was lovely,downside was the awful auto gearbox you didn't know what it was going to do from one moment to the next. Performance was very good and the handling was superb, like driving a hot hatch. The fuel consumption was pants, LR figures gave combined cycle of 47mpg I averaged 29mpg over 12 months driving like a nun, if I sat at 70mph it would just nudge 40 mpg on a good day which isn't to bad, if I went to 80 mph it would do 32 mpg.i was getting similar mpg from my S3 but that was enjoying the power most of the time. Also had non start battery issues with the Evoque, was sorted by a recall.
Basically it was an itch I needed to scratch, so been there and done it and got rid before the **** falls out of them financially.
It's nice to be back in a Audi !
my wife wants one would u recommend it? What are residuals, service costs and build quality like?
Apart from my criticisms I would recommend them, I enjoyed my 12 months in the car, you certainly get lots of attention and looks, mine was Orkney Grey with black pano roof and it looked the nuts to be honest. I had no issues with build quality, servicing was quite steep, 1st service was quoted £400, got it for £320 in the end. Residuals are going to take a knock soon, if they havnt done already, i got rid quick as i saw it coming so lost very little. Reasons are a new 9 speed auto box is soon available and dealers now have stock cars available so there goes the long waiting list. The first 12-18 months residuals were excellent, you could run a Evoque for 12 months and pretty much get your money back.
Hope this helps
I've been getting so much better fuel economy out of the 2.0 TDI A3 than my 1.6 TDI A1. I have been averaging around 55-60mpg but have been up to 64mpg (my A1 averaged about 50). I also seem to be visiting the fuel station less often (though maybe it has a bigger tank!).