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Old 08-02-2018, 12:38 PM
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Originally Posted by HOS View Post
Fuel consumption is an interesting thing between models of cars.
My previous car was a Mondeo GhiaX 2 litre petrol automatic with the zetec engine. It averaged 23.4 mpg.
The new car is a 2.5 litre V6 S-type with 6 speed automatic. This car is a lot heavier than the Mondeo and yet it delivers an average of 30.9mpg.
Its used for the same types of journey too. I am of course very happy to be getting almost 31 mpg in a much nicer car.
An here's me thinking the 2.0 diesel 407 I've got is pretty poor. It's averaging 47mpg. My old 406 used to average 54
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