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Coming from Doncaster to B'ham in my 2ltr I averaged 46.7MPG (Driving miss Daisy!) as I was in no rush to get back to ok after a meeting. The final reading was 45.4MPG after the inevitable town driving.

What's the highest you've ever reached?

Could I have got more out of it? - the car is in desperate need of a service at the mo!

My normal MPG when giving it a good thrashing is 34MPG
 

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The best is 36.5 I think I have seen on a trip to Southampton to Devon. Was driving like a granny all the way. I got the 1.8T though with heavy wheels and lots of stuff inside weighing it down!
 

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41.6 the other day when I got stuck behind a slow moving lorry for about 30 miles. Mind you when I got past it the reading went down to 38 in the space of half a mile, but then I was racing a VR6 Corrado.
 

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Highest I have ever seen was 42 mpg, but typcially I normally do around 24mpg.....

Oh well its only money, and the grin factor more than makes up for it.
 

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Just averaged 57.5 from Nott'm city centre 15 miles or so home ... Bl**dy speed cameras! Always first to 30 ..or 40 though.. Oh and like the guy further up the thread mine says Gti and it's a dirty diesel.
 

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I had a Peugeot Diesel before, similar performance to my GTI. Just could't stand the noise on cold mornings. I would consider another Diesel. You always had to use the plastic gloves to refil as there was always someone who managed to get the fuel all over the petrol pump handle!
 

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I don't think this counts, but I had some ridiculous figure out of a 1.8t 150bhp once. I was driving down the A46 at 55 mph during the fuel strikes a few years ago, I was trying to conserve fuel and managed 50+ mpg!

Managed average of 36.5 mpg yesterday, 288 miles from Glasgow to Nottingham, cruise control set to 85mph most of the time
 

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Just had to refuel, the trip when the light came on was at 387.2 miles, 1.8T remapped to around 205, the tank was 1/2 used running around town, and on a long motorway journey. On the m/way, i got 41 mpg, quite happily at 70/75 average. It is running on Optimax, and i really notice the difference when using 2 star supermarket fuel!

well happy.

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I got 35mpg on my trip to JBS on the weekend. Most of the driving was between 70 and 80mph down the M1.

I have managed over 40mpg on a few trips, but it's so hard to do all the time. [:(]
 
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