1.4 Hdi 8v,,, MPG ?

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
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What's the typical mpg to expect from a 10year old (53 plate) 1.4hdi 8v, done 108,000 miles. Daily town trips of around 22miles each day (winter) we are getting acording to the trip computer, around 53mpg
Sound about right ?
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acording to the trip computer, around 53mpg
Sound about right ?
This sounds ok.

Trouble is using the computer is relying on understanding how the programming works to get something meaningful from it.

Other variables like the style of driving make a big difference to MPG.

A more reliable, but more complicated method to measure true fuel consumption is to fill up to the first click at the pump and reset the trip. Next fill up is to the first click again and the quantity of fuel and miles on the trip is used to calculate a true MPG for that run.


Did you find out the answer to your question - headlight adjustment ... left /right ?
My Name: keved

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Posts: 32
Joined: Tue May 28, 2013 4:23 pm
Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (53)
Engine Size: 1.4 (8v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 108000
Trim Level: Desire
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No

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Thanks for the reply in that we are in the right "ball court" with the 53mpg. Seemed a little low to me , but if its the norm then we are good.

(I did figure out the left/right headlight question thanks,, and answer is no :-) )

Asante sana
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