Date: 16 Dec 1997 22:06:06 GMT
From: "Duane Dostie" <ddostienopsamtiernet.net>
Subject: Re: MPG on '97 900 Turbo


> I bought my 900 SE Turbo in August and just crossed the 2000 mile mark. > Most of my driving is in the city (San Francisco) and is usually less than > 3 miles per trip. My MPG seems awfully low; the console readout says it's > 13mpg, which seems to jibe with my tank fillups. At first I thought this > was due to the new engine and using the air conditioner, now I am > beginning to wander. What should I expect under these conditions? It has > an automatic transmission and I try to avoid getting carried away with the > turbo, though that isn't always easy. > > Thanks in advance, > Carter Tomassi What the hell did you buy a Turbo for if you're never going more than 3 miles at a clip? You're lucky to get 13mpg. Take it out on the open road and run the piss out of it and report back. I get 25 and 28mpg with my two Turbos, respectively. Duane

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