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jonathan_dyane
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Post by jonathan_dyane »

75mpg does seem rather too good to be true; I guess the late NA diesels must have got the extra tankette...
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Yes, its got the extra tank, so it can take 66litres, which does give it a very good range. I think it must be slightly better than 50mpg as it normally only takes 60 litres to fill up, wheres my calculator....
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Fuel lamp solidly on usually means you can fill about 61 or 62 litres, although that's assuming you absolutely brim it.

60 litres for 670 miles is 50.8 MPG. Not a bad figure for general driving at all.
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Cheers for working that out, that did include a run of 300 miles upto Newcastle & back. I never seem to get much over 50mpg even if i take it easy?
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The only way you'll ever really improve on that is to dawdle up the first lane of the motorway at about 45-50mph with a featherlight right foot.

... causing massive problems with trucks pulling out, coaches avoiding you, caravans all over the road, etc.etc.etc. Not realistic at all.
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