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    Engine : 1.9cdti mas remap

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    i've got a 1.9 cdti 06 plate and am only getting around 40 mpg is this normal or is there a "usual problem " i should know about.
    my driving is 50-60 mph early morning (no traffic and rush hour home) 15 miles each way.
    thanks in advancee for the help.
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    Egr/manifold or when was the last time it was serviced...

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    I have a 1.9 cdti 150bhp version and I get local miles 41-43mpg and longer when I drive further distances

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    I get 44mpg towing a 1.25 ton caravan with my 1.9 CDTi (150), and over 50mpg on mixed urban/rural solo driving. Fuel economy is actually the thing I that most impresses me with the Vectra. I only managed about 41mpg solo in my Mondeo 2.0 TDCi (115).

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    I got 67mpg on the way to silverstone last weekend.. and normal driving.. rather spirited as im down a motorway to work and about 35 miles a day i get 55

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    I 've got the Signum 06 plate with the same engine.

    My overall consumption reads 48mpg in around 1500 miles (all reset as I've only owned the car around 5 weeks)

    I've done a few long journeys of mixed motorway/A roads recently and the most recent returned a fuel consumption figure of 53mpg, that's with 4 adults and a full boot of luggage.
    Wasn't hanging around either, this engine can return over 60mpg if you drive carefully over a long journey, so I guess you may have a problem somewhere.

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    Vehicle : vectra hatchback

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    its due a service next month and i've been meaning to check the egr valve for months.saving up at the minute for some springs then off to MPG for a remap hopefully early next year when i'll have the egr disabled.

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    I assume you have checked your tyre pressures? i run mine on the eco pressures listed in the handbook and it increased by about 5mpg.

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    Vehicle : vectra hatchback

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    tbh i haven,t checked the pressures

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    tyre pressures and air filter fella
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