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Old 03-11-2018, 05:59 PM   #1
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I was used to a series 2A with 2.25l petrol engine, I managed about 18 MPG on road, I hired a S3 with diesel engine and made about 24MPG on road. What sort of MPG should I assume from a Defender 90 or 110 on road? Are they all diesel?
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Old 03-11-2018, 07:25 PM   #2
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US gallon is smaller than an Imperial gallon so our numbers will be different. With my NAS 90 with a V8 I would get 12ish MPG. With my 300Tdi powered 110 I get about 18-20 MPG around town and 22-28 on the highway depending on speed and terrain.
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Whatever the size of your gallon 25 vs 12 means that diesel will win! Unless I can find a hirer in Vegas I've got a lot of positioning miles to do.
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Old 03-11-2018, 09:32 PM   #4
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My V8 trucks almost all get 12. Maybe 15-16 on highway. I'm getting just about 20 mpg in the 110 with 300Tdi on a good tank. I think I get about 22 on freeway. But Not sure, I need more trips!!
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The UK gallon is approx 20% bigger than the US gallon. But the UK gallon is crazy expensive in comparison.
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My last fill up in my 1991 200 Tdi 110 was 28 MPG in US gallons. I never got below 28 MPG the whole time I owned the truck. I ran B20 and regular diesel fuel. Still sad I had to sell the truck because I sure miss the great fuel mileage I was getting for such a heavy truck.
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My mileage history with the 200TDI.
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My mileage history with the 200TDI.
Seems like your mileage is improving as more Km is added.
I see an upward trend in your data points.
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The last stuff was mostly highway miles. The bad numbers are mostly off road miles. There was 10000 km single trip last summer.
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I put this together for another thread a while back. I have not been keeping up on it because I'm using Fuelly on my phone, but it is interesting to see what others are getting: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing

I'm going long distance this weekend. Although it will be a lot of hills, I should be able to stop and fill up at different spots on the gauge, and get a really good sense of exactly what mileage I get on the highway. So far, my gauge is very accurate -- 1/2 tank really does mean I have 10 gallons left.
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