Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 03:31:53 +0100
From: "Simon Watkins" <>
Subject: Re: What fuel consumption?

"DrBwell" <> wrote in message news:bQow8.13806$ > I just bought a 2001 9-5 Aero, it now has 500 mile on her. I'm averaging > 17.5-18.5 mpg. They say in the manual to expect more fuel consumption for > the 1st 3,000 miles, is this a true statement? Yes, but it depends on what sort of driving you are doing. My 2002 Aero averaged 35 mpg yesterday on a 130 mile round trip involving A roads, B roads and Motorways. Shorter trips, it seems to be getting 22-25mpg. It sounds like you might be doing a lot of short stop start journeys. (I have 350 miles on the clock). Simon

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