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    Well, did a little experiment on the way to Scotland from Farnborough

    Friday Morn

    Left at 0430
    Filled up with Vpower from Shell
    439 miles later,

    Today

    Left at 11:15
    439 Miles,
    Filled with BP unleaded

    1st Pic was my 1st stop,
    294 miles 1/2 tank gone

    2nd Stop at home
    439 Miles 3/4 tank gone

    Last pic, recorded MPG from the car

    Pretty good going i would say !!

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    wow how the hell did you do that mate ? i filled up on saturday morning drove from Milton Keynes to high wycomb then home to bridgend south wales 296miles is all i got out of it before the light started flashing

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    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=136051

    over 120 miles, then 46.3 over 400 total 2.2i Direct Petrol 6 speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidlewis24 View Post
    wow how the hell did you do that mate ? i filled up on saturday morning drove from Milton Keynes to high wycomb then home to bridgend south wales 296miles is all i got out of it before the light started flashing

    Just sat about the 75 mark with CC , when it worked

    Easy

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    Thats right up my thread
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    Thats right up my thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    Just sat about the 75 mark with CC , when it worked

    Easy
    yea there is my problem lol i just just cant sit there at 70 need to slow down i think and start watching them penny's lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knuckle View Post
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=136051

    over 120 miles, then 46.3 over 400 total 2.2i Direct Petrol 6 speed
    I can't see these short trip mpg tests being any use. As soon as you enter a town and drive round there for half an hour, your mpg will be smashed down. Mine is average of 54mpg (CDTI 150) over 50,000 miles, If I set mine to read for a trip to Edinburgh I'd probably get an average of 75 mpg!!! 2.2i directs love motorways, I used to return great mpg on trips to London etc, but hit a town n thats it. And that's going to be the same with any petrol car,.. even Spoons!!!

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    Pretty good Paul, wonder how my 2.0t will fair doing a similar journey soon:-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven View Post
    Pretty good Paul, wonder how my 2.0t will fair doing a similar journey soon:-)
    Where ya off to Steven ?

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