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    I seem to be averaging about 18mpg round town in my 3.2 auto hatch Elite. Is this about right?

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    I recon so. When my fianceé uses our 2.8t for a weeks urban commute, she can get as low as 22mpg, and thats a manual. I'd have thought a 3.2 auto can only be worse on fuel. Whats it like on a good motorway run? 34 ish?

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    my 2.8 returns low 20's around town so not too dicimilar

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grimy View Post
    I recon so. When my fianceé uses our 2.8t for a weeks urban commute, she can get as low as 22mpg, and thats a manual. I'd have thought a 3.2 auto can only be worse on fuel. Whats it like on a good motorway run? 34 ish?
    I've had 40!! that was driving like miss daisy's mum driving like miss daisy lol

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    Sounds about right - I reckon similar for round town/stuck in traffic on mine.

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    My 2.2 auto gets about 22 so that's not bad in a 3.2 my dad got 20 out of his 3.2

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    I thought my cdti 150 auto was bad only getting 37 mpg at the mo.

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    I get about 25ish if sensible around town, but a good 35+ at 70 on motorway. Stop start traffic is a killer though on fuel in the V6.

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    Quote Originally Posted by parttimer1 View Post
    Stop start traffic is a killer though on fuel in the V6.
    Your not ****** wrong! lol. Still, its worth it for the reliability, power and sound

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