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    Tried driving economically at the weekend, was amazed at the mpg, mainly A roads and dual carriage ways, so just did the speed limit, got 59.something MPG, for 150BHP car that is amazing, well i think so.

    Done 380 miles and have used half a tank yet, makes me think of that top gear challenge where they had to 700 miles on one tank, they should of used a vectra

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    yep,.. bout the same as mine - Reckon they'd a squeezed over 1000 miles from a tank on all motorway at 60 mph. I've always said they should have used a 150 diesel vec on that challenge

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    Yep it is amazing what is possible on a long run. I did 520 miles on three-quarters of a tank on one trip last year, and averaged a shade over 70mph.

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    I'm going down to Blackpool on thursday from Lanarkshire this will be the furthest the car has been since i got it so looking forward to seeing how it dies MPG wise

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    must have a fault with mine, lucky to get late 40's MPG.... :-(

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    wow my 150cdti must have a problem im only squeezing out 48mpg and thats sticking to 60mph on the motorway!! any ideas to improve mpg??

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    Good service,new fuel filter, clean egr and boost sensor, make sure your manifold isn't bust, tyre pressures etc lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by gdansk View Post
    Tried driving economically at the weekend, was amazed at the mpg, mainly A roads and dual carriage ways, so just did the speed limit, got 59.something MPG, for 150BHP car that is amazing, well i think so.

    Done 380 miles and have used half a tank yet, makes me think of that top gear challenge where they had to 700 miles on one tank, they should of used a vectra

    59mpg. Was that worked out on paper or the readout on the BC?

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    Must be something wrong with my siggy, im just about getting 430 to a tank, and i drive like victor meldrew lol bc says 47

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