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    hi all i know we have been through this but i need to know if this is right or there could be something wrong. i have roughly been doing 6 miles a day in my gsi not thrashing it just taking my lad to school and back and the mpg is showing 13.5 im sure when i did this before it wasnt going below 20 so could there be something wrong or is this right? thanks in advance

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    slow school runs will cane the MPG... i'd expect to be getting 13's around town..

    sounds fine to me..

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    Especially as the engine will barely be up to operating temp. so that'll hurt your mpg as well.

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    13 mpg......

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    if i drive mine hard it'll get as low as 4mpg, so 13mpg round town is quite good..

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenboy View Post
    13 mpg......
    i know i think i will make him walk!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    if i drive mine hard it'll get as low as 4mpg, so 13mpg round town is quite good..
    cheers mark just thought there might be something wrong!!!! oh well i did not buy it for the petrol consumption

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    nope i bought mine for blunt speed and power, not to do 50 odd to the gallon on that stuff thats dearer than petrol..

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    well said!!!

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    LOL 13mpg whats that roughly 42 pence a mile !!

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