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    I know diesels are meant to be good, but we were coming back home along the M6Toll the other day, Wendy driving and me messing with things, when I got this up on instant MPG
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    It does that all the time when you stop pressing the go pedal

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    As above

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    With Wendy driving? Unlikely. Also have one with 353mpg showing from same trip. 60-70mph at the time.

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    Not giving it much acceleration mate as said it all depends on gas pedal

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    as above - see this every few minutes, everyday. while moving as soon as you let off the pedal while in gear the injectors will pretty much stop therefore giving you the above instant consumption.

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    Happens on over run

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    Ok, once had a 2.8 BMW registering around 80 mpg coasting downhill at 20mph, just thought it was funny (haha) - perhaps I should have posted under comedy/humour, lol

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    Instantaneous fuel consumption is calculated using the current Injection Rate, which, when you back off the accelerator completely, is below measurable limits. In urban driving it may be for an instant, on a fast road, it could be for a lot longer.

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    If you (or Wendy) could keep that up long enough you would have to stop every now and again to syphon some fuel out of the tank

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