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M.P.G Z3 2.8 versus Z4 3.0

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by TaffZee, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. TaffZee

    TaffZee Zorg Guru (V)
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    After completing the Euro road trip with MTM. Me and Mozza filled up at the same time, usually I used 3 or 4 Euro more than Mozza (Not bad for a old girl) and in fact on one occasion I used 3 or 4 Euro less than Mozza, but I do have a bit of a heavy foot.
    I think Mozza reckoned he was averaging around 31 MPG so mine probably came in at around 29-30 mpg.
    Considering that we were not hanging about on the motorways (85-90 mph) and Autobahns (90-140mph) and we gave it a bit of stick around the Stelvio Pass, I am chuffed with my old girl.
    123 Gallons used (approximately), around £740, But worth Every Penny...
     
  2. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Averaged 32.1 mpg actually,and i`ve got a heavy right foot too :D :D :D :coolsteer)
    Moz :ymalien:
     
  3. billz

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    Will let you know what i average in 5 weeks time :coolsteer) :coolsteer) :coolsteer) :coolsteer) B-)
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  4. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    May just bump into you along the route ,working on it ;) :coolsteer)
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    Good on you. You know you want too :D :D :D :D
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  6. r37

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    my 97 2.8 is currently averaging 19.4mpg...i have lead feet. On an eco run i can stretch that to 28-30 but theres no fun in that.
     
  7. TaffZee

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  8. Tractorboy

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    I found that my MPG when I took my Z3 to France the other week was a lot better than I usually get here in the UK.
    Probably because the roads are a lot less crowded and the standard of driving seems better meaning a lot less braking.