Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 21:44:30 +0100
From: "DervMan" <thedervmannospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Gas Consumption


"Junkyard Engineer" <jevandenbrouckenospamail.com> wrote in message news:jZzZg.83994$hO2.791937nospamr.videotron.net... > 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 ? There may be too many variables such as the weather, the quality of the fuel or the tyre pressures. It's also possible that at 100 km/h you're labouring the engine in top gear and you may get better mileage figures in the next gear down. -- The DervMan www.dervman.com

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