Date: Fri, 26 Feb 1999 10:04:41 GMT From: Mark Trudgill <mtrudgillnopsamet.co.uk> Subject: Re: gasoline consumption SAAB 9000 2.3 16v
The message <36d65da0.1061752nopsam.casema.net> from paranoidnopsamma.net (paranoid) contains these words: > On Fri, 26 Feb 1999 08:04:50 GMT, alpstaegnopsamail.com wrote: > >hello, > > > >I now own a '91 Saab 9000 2.3 16V with manual transmission > >for only about two weeks. > > > >I am just wondering about the gasoline consumption, which > >is in my view almost to much for a 147hp car: 11 liter per 100km. > > > >By the way, the board computer shows about 3 lt/100km less than I > >have mesured. > > > >Can anyone tell me his experience with gasoline consumption of his > >saab? > > > >Felix > > > > > Hi, > I can tell you that my Saab 900 turbo(175 hp) uses about 11 lt/100km > on the highway, and even 12,5 lt/100 km in city-traffic. I've spoken > a lot of other Saab-owners and they all say that it's normal. > If you want low gasoline consumption, you should buy a Japanese > car. > Good luck Well a bit of a rough conversion to MPG works out at about 30miles to the gallon. Thats not bad at all. -- Mark Trudgill..