Date: Thu, 04 Jun 1998 23:40:38 -0600
From: Rick and Lorie Mieras <>
Subject: Re: Great gas mileage on recent trip

Ken Washington wrote: > > If your 9000 is an 89 model or earlier, your tank holds 68 litres or 15 > gallons. From 1990 and 92 models have 66 litre tanks, 14.5 gallons and > the 1991 year fuel tank held 62 litre or 13.6 gallons. These are figures > from the Haynes manual. Your 790km per tank is about 495 miles per tank > or around 31 mpg. My 87 9000S gets the same or better on the highway. I > have seen a high of 34 mph. > > Ken Washington > 87 9000S I have gone on a long highway trip overseas (the autobahn!) and due to relatively heavy traffic I could not flog my car like I usually did, and ended up going from Baden to Rotterdam at about 80-100 KPH. That trip I averaged about 37 MPG.....if I drive 80 steady I can get over 40, but who drives that slow?

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