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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?


You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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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

Lets go find that Hotdog tree I planted

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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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http://discussions.fordforums.com/sh...hlight=economy

http://discussions.fordforums.com/sh...hlight=economy

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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).

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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