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Average MPG - 3.0 V6 tdi
<20mpg21.35%
20-23mpg1610.81%
24-26mpg4429.73%
27-29mpg4731.76%
>30mpg3725.00%
Who cares?21.35%
 

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Long-term average since new (Sept 05) 25.7mpg.
Averages per tank now around the mid-26 to low 27 on local roads, 29 - 31 on longer journies.
 

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Currently running about 26-27mpg, that's mostly short trips though. Got up to 30-32mpg on last long trip....Does seem marginally more economical since 90D7 recall.
 

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I do motorway only to and from work (i.e 20 miles each way) and get 25-26mpg. standard Diesel from Sainsburys.

Long journeys - yes it does go up to 29-30 mpg but that is very rare.
 

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I do 70 motorway miles per day and mostly cruise at 65-70 ( honestly )

Currently getting 27-28, upto 30-31 on longer runs, but that seems to be on trips that are 100miles plus by which point i have usually reached the local town i'm travelling to dropping the consumption back to 27-28! bummer.

Getting about 650mls from a tank on average.
 

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I have have had my 3.0 TDI for 11 months and 10,000 miles now and the avaerage over that time is 25.6mpg- not bad for saying I drive it like a GTI

On a round trip of 500 miles to Wales to our caravan (including lots of overtaking) I get 28mpg but the 2 miles into town during the week to pick up my good lady from te shops kills my MPG so it could be better- thing is- I have a Jag as well but the Terg is much much more fun - I burned off a Range Rover Sport 4.2 SC at the lights last week (he was not trying or he knew I had more torques)
I love it...

Cas
 

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my display must be wrong - we're still averaging just over 30mpg - I think a fill up to fill up test is due

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Trip computer says 27mpg round town but a brim test reveals 25. Long run 200 miles to South Wales on Motorway & A roads shows 30mpg on computer but closer to 28 on brim test. Only 6600 miles since March & getting better all the time. Would only do 25 on a long run when I first got her. A/C nearly always on, brisk driving but not being silly...

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I have just averaged 25mpg towing a 1900kg caravan to Dorset and back from sunny North Yorkshire..well chuffed!!

My Discovery V8 used to do about 10-12mpg...
 

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3500 miles and so far averaging about 28 around the doors and 31+ on longer runs. Reasonably happy with that


Just filled it right up today though - ?102.80


Cass
 

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Cass said:
Just filled it right up today though - ?102.80


Cass
Ouch, that was dear. I got up to ?94 filling the tank (range said 50 miles to go) the other day. That was ?1.12 I think - how much did you pay?

Chris
 

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Car said 15 miles left in tank - 97.33 ltrs at ?1.049/litre at local Esso garage (joint cheapest in area apparently).

I lied, total was ?102.10.

Ouch :shock:

Cass
 

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I always stop on the click, mind. Only because I don't have the patience to stand there packing it in until I can see it in the neck of the filler. La Wurzelina can't stand it either because she can't leave the odd pennies on the pump; she has to round it off!
 

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Just driven to Bristol. Computer said 30mpg, running between 70-85mph

however working out all previous fill ups, almost exactly the same at 23.11mpg
 

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Just filled it today, 26.7mpg.
 

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on fill up test, running pretty much at 23.1mpg. Bristol and back i got 26mpg. Which i thought was good as have come from an old t5 which was very thirsty.
 

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Bluemotion 3.0 TDI 42.5 mpg av on a 100 mile trip av speed 60 mph mainly M42, M5, will be checking MFD results against fuel consumed over the current months
 

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Before i had the car chipped i was averaging probably 25-27mpg then i had a chip fitted which made immediate improvement to both tork and mpg.

However whilst the engine was fine the gearbox change became aggressive so i had the chip removed and the engine re-mapped. I now have a great drive and trip computer shows just under 31mpg average consumption or around 500 miles to a tank. considering most of my driving is local / around London that will do for me.
 

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That's not bad at all - what remap did you choose?
 
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