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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by davop » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:53 am

Rubik wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:35 pm
davop wrote:
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My current ave is 36.9.
If this is petrol, its awful. I don't care what members say, it needs attention.

Diesels 2014-17 have a cleaner burning engine and mine delivers 78mpg at 16C.
Yep I also think its too high. Using petrol. I've only done 1200km so far and drive reasonably conservative, not heavy footed and mostly city driving. I also use stop/start.
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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by renagade » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:44 am

HI Guy's
Well the guy that is getting 44mpg is doing very well as I am only getting 20mpg and that is on the 1.2 110 engine with 25 miles on the clock.
My C5 X7 did 45 mpg around town and 65 mpg on a run.

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Consumption :::::::::::::::: Not worth choking over.

Post by CactiBhoy » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:54 pm

My Feel Cactus diesel gets approximately 210 Miles on £20 of fuel on most roads both urbane and autobahn. I always put £20 (15 lites up in the North Uk) in the tank when the distance left indicator says 150 miles of fuel left (two bars on the fuel gauge - to six.)
The average computers only as accurate as you wish it to be. I regularly get indications of 100+ MPG on the motorway, if I drop the speed down to 40-45MPH on a relatively level road. And the distance to travel in available fuel goes up. :ugeek:

But as soon as I hit a hill or incline (plenty all over Scotland) The computer falls to 94 and back up to 96 `ish.:lol:

Its just one more thing to tell that you spend far too much time watching it, rather than the road ahead. :twisted:

Average means average. If you want to gauge how much fuel your car drinks use the instantaneous one. Like speed cameras it never lies.

Or fill your car with it brimming and run it to almost choking distance of a fuel station (Not advisory and your car will drift like a Hippo, as it becomes tail heavy :cry: :cry: )
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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by chwalters » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:24 pm

I'm getting a mininum about 58mpg with mostly motorway and A roads and some local stop/start driving. Getting close to 100mpg is pretty hard but I got close the other day.

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On a 25 mile 50mph speed restricted zone of motorway, I set the cruise control to 48 and achieved 97.2 for that stretch. Obviously the average plummets once I left those ideal conditions. Mine is a 2014 diesel flair 110hdi.

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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by renagade » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:10 pm

Well Guy's my 2019 1.2 feel is returning 25 mpg just now but it only has 54 miles on the clock. Will the mpg improve with the miles???

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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by chwalters » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:33 pm

renagade wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:10 pm
Well Guy's my 2019 1.2 feel is returning 25 mpg just now but it only has 54 miles on the clock. Will the mpg improve with the miles???
It depends on the conditions and how you drive not simply by doing more miles - if you can find a flat stretch of road for a few miles and go about 50-55mph what happens to your average mpg when you reset one of the trip computers for the duration of that stretch?

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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by davew » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:04 pm

renagade wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:10 pm
Well Guy's my 2019 1.2 feel is returning 25 mpg just now but it only has 54 miles on the clock. Will the mpg improve with the miles???
How many journeys have you made so far ? If you've just made several short ones then the consumption won't look very good. I suggest a journey of about 20 miles with mixed speeds and some steady stretches, but not exceeding 60 mph, would give a good indication of the fuel consumption.

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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by hellooo » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:41 pm

Our 2019 my 1.2 110 achieved late 40s when new, which has dropped to between 39 and 40.5 both brim to brim. Mainly motorway driving at 75 ish. Delivered with too much oil which dealership subsequently told me was fine. Doubt this does economy much good. Tyre pressure, air conditioning usage, etc, has all remained the same.

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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by srperry » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:27 pm

If it's mainly motorway it will have dropped off - I think the ultimate cruising speed for economy is around 60mph, and with my 110 Flair Cactus if I went over 70mph the economy dropped of a cliff. But I still averaged almost 50mpg over 32,000 miles before trade-in...
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Re: Fuel consumption

Post by oesterby » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:58 am

Hello all!
I have a 2015 1.2 110 and it makes 50.28 mpg and has done that from the start, with sometimes a VERY heavy right foot! My driving pattern consists of about 85% city driving.
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