Volvo T5 in 'returns massive mpg' shocker

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Volvo T5 in 'returns massive mpg' shocker

Post by Welly » Sat May 28, 2016 9:20 pm

Who need dizzles when a 2.5 pez turbo 5-cylinder can do this:


This was over 70 miles and took a lot of care to maintain but it did steady out at 44 for ages with the occasional drop to 43.8.

This car has got more economical over the years, I reckon it's loosened up a tad and the very expensive oil it uses must help I think.

I was following the C4 on this journey but forgot to check what that achieved; I have checked it before though on the same run and it did 51mpg - not that far away from the Volvo eh?

The return journey on my own tonight was a different story though :supafrisk: showing 38 mpg now.
Cars in my care:

2005 Volvo S40 T5 a bit pampered, now lacking boostage, under investigation
2010 Citroen C4 1.6 HDi turbo de' explosions, injured leg but now recovering from shock
2010 Renner Twingo refreshingly simple, now with fresh MOT, no advisories

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