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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-28-04, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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just a quick question how many kms are you guys getting out of a tank of fuel
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480-500kms out of about 50 litres

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Re: fuel usage

I get about 800 odd kms from 50 litres on the highway, and roughly about 650 or so in my city driving, but in Newcastle thats not as bad as, say, Sydney. And I always have the aircon on. I don't drive like a little girl, but I don't thrash the thing to an inch of its life either.

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800k's from 50 litres HOLY CRAP!!!!!!!!!!! Then again it is a 1.8 so that might be the difference...

I get about 720km from my 2.0L on the highway, around 450-500 in the city and easily 580-600 on the mixed cycle which is my standard cycle each week. On my latest trip to Sydney I averaged 7.84L/100km running at a speed of pretty constant 115km/h pretty much all the way, bursts of 120km (at least that's what my speedo said... ) so if I averaged less then that, say 100km/h, I'd see prolly a lower amount again, closer to the 7 mark.

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550 round town, have had 800 hyway(still with some left...)

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550 around town would be nice, though your town is slightly different

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I get about 800 odd kms from 50 litres on the highway, and roughly about 650 or so in my city driving, but in Newcastle thats not as bad as, say, Sydney. And I always have the aircon on. I don't drive like a little girl, but I don't thrash the thing to an inch of its life either.

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i get 420 max out of 50 litres , i also noticed regardless how i drive it i stil get 420 thrash or grandma same result

but i have a fat lazy auto box and love my aircon so its all good plus i use bp ultimate so if lesser maybe get 380 ks lol....
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I can't believe you're getting 800km in the ST on highway driving! Most I've ever got was 680, although I wasn't being overly cautious with my speed once I entered NSW.
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I think that would explain it then lincoln

I remember the speeds you said you were doing on the way to SA :D

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