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Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:55 am
by murphman07
This week I managed 647 km's for a full tank of petrol.
This is defo the most ive ever got outta my tezz,
I must admit the empty light was on for a long long time haha, was waiting for it to cut out.
Thankfully it didnt :mrgreen:

Just wondering how much do the rest of you guys get to a full tank of petrol?

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:57 am
by Alex-evita
we did 568km before light on

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:42 am
by banan1984
When I bought tezza I did my testing by first 5 full tanks of petrol, always same result - 600km

10l/100km or 25MPG I'm very very happy with that score! Car is heavy and mostly I'm traveling to work in traffic.. One more reason of having true-jap car 8)

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 2:28 pm
by jarocki
i get usually bout 530 km's. this is mostly dublin city driving and few trips on the m50.

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:35 pm
by VOLVOREUTER
630Kms out of the Maxol E5 in Hegarthys out da Muckross Road in Killarney,Texaco suff is'nt bad either find they are better that the Topaz fuel

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:20 am
by E910
Recently got 635km before the fuel light came on. That running Mobil 98 & mostly open road

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:16 pm
by murphman07
VOLVOREUTER wrote:630Kms out of the Maxol E5 in Hegarthys out da Muckross Road in Killarney,Texaco suff is'nt bad either find they are better that the Topaz fuel



Amber at the top of ross rd in killarney, usually the cheapest in killarney and got me defo 50kms extra dan the tesco stuff, ive heard hegarthys fuel is supposed to be very good aswell though

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:55 pm
by GordonRS200
What engine are you guys running to be getting 600km/tank?

I've just aquired an RS200 with the Beams engine and 6 speed manual box and currently working my way through the first tank. I've currently done just over 200km with only about 1/3rd of the guague to go which would suggest only 300km or so from a tank :? Or is the half way mark on the guage not actually half way through the tank?

Also, what RPM do you guys run at while sitting at a constant speed (30, 40, 50, etc)? In my old Saxo if I kept between 2 and 2.5k rpm at constant speed (30 was 3rd gear for example) it would run nicely. I'm trying to keep it around there in the Tez but I'm assuming this is the wrong place to be with it being a very different engine?


[Edit] Hahaha. I've just twigged on my drive to work today that since my car's speedo has been recalibrated to mph that the Trip Computer now reads in miles too :oops: As it happens I'm looking good to be getting a similar MPG to the other 'eco' guys here! Winner.

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:30 pm
by yamahatezza
616 on a turbo charged tez??? But. Can empty it in no time if on boost or above 140 km for too long

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:02 pm
by paul c
when mine was na 400kms max i would get i dont know how ye manage over 600 someone do the mpg im too lazy must be as good as a diesel !!!!

Im expecting about 10mpg when im finished but f*** it ya dont get a 2 litre car for economy

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:17 pm
by GordonRS200
paul c wrote:when mine was na 400kms max i would get i dont know how ye manage over 600 someone do the mpg im too lazy must be as good as a diesel !!!!


28.4mpg?

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:59 am
by wullie_trd
:lol: :lol: :lol: I must be a right tight c*nt ...... Dont think ive brimmed the tank in over a year!

I usually only put £25 of V-power in at a time .......

I figured id get better MPG if i didnt have so much weight sloshing about the back :lol:

I get roughly 25 MPG at the moment with mixed driving

As said though ... I didnt buy the tezza for economy. Ive got a more economical car for that :lol: :lol:

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:35 pm
by yamahatezza
i can finish a tank in no time around the town etc but i drove 340mls in one day so roughly 550km and still had fuel for next days drive out to the country another 62kms and it was on empty as in another 5 miles id would probably die lol

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:59 pm
by Mr. Tezza
murphman07 wrote:
VOLVOREUTER wrote:630Kms out of the Maxol E5 in Hegarthys out da Muckross Road in Killarney,Texaco suff is'nt bad either find they are better that the Topaz fuel



Amber at the top of ross rd in killarney, usually the cheapest in killarney and got me defo 50kms extra dan the tesco stuff, ive heard hegarthys fuel is supposed to be very good aswell though


Hegartys stuff is gud but I find hickeys, (or Billys as its known as now) the flesk filling station to usually be the cheapest in Killarney anyway. Rumours that Tralee are 5c cheaper than killarney, haven't been so dunno...

Re: Kilometres to the tank.

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:09 am
by coakley
i havent properly checked with full to empty just usually put in 30 - 50 any time it needs it but i think there an anti christ on juice to a stupid point. Granted they are a 2 litre car but not offending anyone there not overly powerful or fast. Ive ran m3s and sr20s easier and when you look at the fact there 3.2l and turbo charged respectively and have wayyyy more go i was very dissapointed in the altezza. I think that its letting the car down massively as there a nice comfy cruiser in general