Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2002 18:47:50 +0000 (UTC)
From: "Work" <Davidfkirkhamnopsamternet.com>
Subject: Re: What fuel consumption?


To confirm my post in the 'Optimax' thread, I experimented once by cruising at 55 on the M74 resulting in 40mpg on the SID which I was able to verify by doing my sums later. I get about 33-35mpg by keeping at 80, and about 24mpg for around town work. 2001 9-5 Aero auto. Dave K "Jim" <jimnopsamil.thanks> wrote in message news:ubqkb8ij3v9lb8nopsam.supernews.com... > Really an extension to the Optimax item, what fuel consumption should one > expect from a Saab? > > My 2002 9-5 Aero Estate automatic, 1000 miles is doing between 24mpg local > runs and 28mpg on longer fast motoway. I hope it will improve as it loosens > up. > > My 1996 9000 CSE 2.3T (full blown) manual, 77,000 miles did 28mpg on local > runs and 32mpg on longer fast motoway runs. Towing a 1400kg caravan on long > (but not fast) runs it did 23mpg. > > Anyone else? > > Thanks > > > > >

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