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Old 10-15-2002, 20:18   #1 (permalink)
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Question Fuel economy

I recently got 500km from a tank around town and 600km mostly highway driving in my EB sedan I6. Is this good, bad or otherwise?
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Old 10-15-2002, 23:06   #2 (permalink)
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iS IT CFI or multi point? manual or auto. if it is a auto multi piont i think that is pretty good
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damn! i wish i got 500ks for around town driving. i'm currently getting 300 per tank around town, so high teens per 100ks :(. And i have no idea what is causing that to happen :/
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I can quite reguarlly get 650 to 680 if I drive normally (highway).
I have an EA Spac 5 speed MPI
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Don't forget to mention what engine/transmission you have when giving fuel figures, so everyone is clear.

I can't help much - I have only done around 200 kms this year.
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I get around 500km around town with some highway driving....get around 650-700km pure highway driving, around 350-400km pure town driving
(note, all figures are in economy mode)

I reckon I'd get about 250km when Im being an idiot
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I get about 350km to a 3/4 tank (I always fill it up when it reaches the quarter mark) in my MPI EA 5spd.

This is a combination of highway / city driving - and I'm a bit of a lead foot at times!



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Ive got an Auto 5litre wagon.... recently on the drive to Melbourne I averaged 10.8/100... with a 72litre tank that makes 666k's on the highway... around Sydney I average 14/100... which makes about 514k's in the city. And yes i'm a lead foot.

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Don't forget to mention what engine/transmission you have when giving fuel figures, so everyone is clear.

I can't help much - I have only done around 200 kms this year.
I6 MPI, auto. Regular ULP (Shell).
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