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Post by kiwi » Mon Feb 26, 2007 9:36 pm

Is that a 16TZS? (Did they do a 19?!?) I need a ball park to be working towards....
If they did not do a 19TZS then the marking on my motor are a lie :lol:

Took my motor for a long drive yesterday however there was a couple of long rather large 1000m climbs enroute :wink: Manged to get 9.95 kpl (28 mpg if conversions correct) on a none Motorway route. Which is slightly less than the un when I got it but just above average for similer driving around the non urban area I live.

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Post by Doz » Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:03 am

Mine's definatly susssed then ... 34 MPG mix of town (20%) and "good runs" out and about (80%) ... 400 miles to a tank on my car would be just over 40 MPG ... I don't think that's achievable...
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Post by kiwi » Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:50 am

Is that a BX 16 or 19? Would expect that for sure from a 16 but also consider I do use 95 octane Fuel and have to go up some long hills ok it weighs itself off on the downward sides 8)

My Korean Vauxhall Astra thing is a 1500 and gets 38 mpg on 91 octane. The differance is the Automatic Box is changing down on the hills where as the BX may have to be put in 4th if theres a corner or two going up 8)

Nice to have that extra bit of power when some arsehole your overtaking decides to speed up :evil:

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Post by Doz » Tue Feb 27, 2007 3:40 pm

It's a 16TXS manual
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Post by cacaolat » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:07 am

:( Last time I looked at it I made 240 miles per tank (45litres)... I looked again and this time I only made just over 200 miles per tank !! I must say it was all short distance city traffic, but still a rather high consumption....
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:45 am

I get around 320-340 from a tankful with my GTi auto, and around 570-590 from the TXD... :shock: and it only costs about £2 more to fill up with diesel. Economical in the extreme... and not a bad compromise. Would enjoy a TD one day.
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Post by kiwi » Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:43 pm

cacaolat wrote::( Last time I looked at it I made 240 miles per tank (45litres)... I looked again and this time I only made just over 200 miles per tank !! I must say it was all short distance city traffic, but still a rather high consumption....
I always have been fastidious (Spelling?) on my fuel consumption in my own Cars. My thinking that if something is wrong I will spot it easier?

From memory I used to get 5.6 mile per litre around town in UK traffic conditions which is roughly what your getting. Short trips under 5 miles and your Fuel Consumption will be higher anything under 2 miles and its going to double. Cold weather is also heavier on Fuel Consumption optimum operating air temperature is 20-25c from memory.

The Manufacturers Figures of what you should get are based on room temperature running in test conditions on a Rolling road. With a unworn engine. Odds of you getting to that figure is remote.

Although saying that I did put a brand new webber Carb on my BX19GT and improved the fuel consumption very noticeably, I suspect it had a engine modification somewhere as it was a ex Hartfordshire Police Traffic Mufty Car 8)

I miss that car :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Post by MULLEY » Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:34 am

TZD has managed a range of fuel consumption, its been as low as 34mpg.... & as high as 50mpg, all depending upon what mood my right foot is in.....