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    well its time for my first big trip with the car ,hope all goes well and it isnt too thirsty on a good run.i'm only getting about 35mpg to work and back(15 miles each way)

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    1.9 150...?

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    On a long run like that mate it should run great and return very good miles

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrk View Post
    .i'm only getting about 35mpg to work and back(15 miles each way)

    Thats shocking!!! 41mpg combined, 1.8 petrol.

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    Not that bad.. im getting 32... 2.2 petrol....

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    yes its the 1.9 150bhp and i hoped it would be better than 35mpg when i bought it ,i do at times drive "enthusiastically" so some of it is my fault

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    Use the Cruise as often as you can, helps prevent enthusiasm LoL.

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    You'll notice the difference on a long trip mate - 35 round town is about right I'd say...

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    maybe up the tyre pressures to the eco settings as recommended it the handbook, less rolling resistance = improved mpg, ideal for motorway cruising.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean-2.2Direct View Post
    return very good miles
    If you want to be late I'm getting 35mpg on the motorway with my 3.0 CDTi and 35mpg around town...

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