Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 20:21:18 +1000
From: Peter Wilkins <wilkinspnopsamnet.au>
Subject: Re: Poor gas mileage in 9-5


On Wed, 09 Aug 2000 16:35:24 GMT, manopsamops.com (Ma) wrote : > >I have an -98 9-5 2,3 T Auto > >Total average since I bought it is 0,95 l/10km (that is about 25 mpg) > >Lowest so far is 0,67 l/10 km (35 mpg), using the cruise control, no >overtaking, following the speed limit (55 mp/h), 3 passangers with >luggage, rather hilly roads. > >Highest so far is 1,18 l/10 km (20 mpg), city driving, lots of traffic >lights, winter conditions with snowtyres. > >So I think that your average is excellent, keeping in mind that the >car weighs around 1600 kg (over 700 pounds). > >I have calculated the above with 1 gallon = 3,79 liters, dont know if >that is US or english gallons. My conversion program states >"conversion from english to metric" so it should be english, but I am >not sure. > An imperial gallon is 4.5461 litres. A US gallon is 3.785 litres You used US. So 95 l/100km is 29.74 mpg in UK gallons. -- Regards, Peter Wilkins (wilkinspnopsamnet.au)

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