Date: 20 Oct 2006 17:49:32 -0700
From: "SmaartAasSaabr" <smaartaassaabrnospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Gas Consumption


Junkyard Engineer wrote: > Something weird with my '06 9-3 Aero sport combi. Driving at 100 Km/h gives > around 12 l/100 Driving at 120 Km/h gives 11 l/100 and 130-140 average gives > 10 l/100. Those numbers comes from 2 runs : one of around 1800 Km in 2 days > and the 600 Km today. > > The fastest you go, the less gas you take. Crazy. At 140 Km Rpm is around > 2300. That might explain things a bit. > > Any other explanation ? like my computer is crazy ? That is calculated milage from fillups or is it from the SID? In any case, Saab likes to drive around 130-150 not 100, this is a performance car not a VW Beetle ;> I notice on the old 900 it does like 100 km/h for economy, but I go 130-150 anyway. The V6 with the tall gearing like you have probably is working more efficiently at such speed.

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