fuel economy

  1. JustinN

    GLA45 AMG Fuel Consumption - excessive??

    Hi All One of the reasons I chose to purchase a GLA45 AMG is that on the review sites, and places like Autotrader, the fuel economy listed for the car is roughly: Urban mpg: 34 mpg Extra Urban: 50.4 mpg Average mpg: 42.8 mpg I've had my 2015 GLA45 for several months now and I'm not...
  2. D

    Hello new 2010 c200cdi sport owner

    Hello community, new owner of a lovely dark grey c200cdi sport dark grey blue efficiency, although its far from blue efficient to be fair (430mls full tank)?, goes better than i expected for a 136bhp car too and has me thinking it may be remapped? very sluggish of the mark tho (compared to my...
  3. G

    Maf sensor problem

    I have recently replaced the maf sensor, the car worked fine for about 10 miles then started running bad again, when i unplug the maf sensor it makes no difference to the idle of the engine, does this mean its the maf again or does mean there is a different problem, the engine struggles and...
  4. I

    Buying Vito 109cdi 2005 compact - what to look out for

    Hi everyone, I'm completely new to this forum and would appreciate some advice. I'm looking at a Mercedes Vito 109cdi 2005 compact (with 56,000 on the clock) to convert into a kind of camper (I'm dreaming of European touring) but want to make a wise decision. Do you have any advice...
  5. G

    additives

    :confused: Merc E Class 2.2 cdi auto saloon 2002, 110k miles. Any experience/benefits of using Oil Flush, Oil Additive and Diesel Additive - for obtaining all the suggested benefits. I am particularly interested in obtaining a good economy - having done everything else (tyre pressures...
  6. M

    How accurate is your dash computer?

    Just bought a New (to me) CLK. Got a few things that need sorting on it - which I'll post in the relevant sections. Photos to follow once I have sorted a few minor cosmetics on it (missing wheel badges etc). HOWEVER - I have now just used up the first tank of fuel bringing it home and a...
  7. G

    FUEL ECONOMY

    Have a E220CDi Avantgarde. Looking into how I can improve fuel economy - after doing all the usual things. Firstly - has anyone any experience of CHIP TUNING Diesel Boxes - which cost between 60-100 pounds - supposedly very easy to fit and give a 20%increase in BHP and Torque and around 15%...
  8. Blobcat

    Real World Fuel Economy?

    Hi All, Quick question on real world fuel economy and what you're actually getting (which is not necessarily what the trip computer states). I know the trip computer isn't very accurate so I run a spreadsheet and always fill up, even the spreadsheet can have inaccuracies due to the pump...
  9. Quickbrit

    Thirsty German...

    I had to go to Gatwick this morning, first I filled her up with 95 Ron unleaded 'Tesco special' fuel - because I had a 5p off per litre voucher. Ran 70-72 MPH all the way there rarely exceeding 3000RPM, did exactly the same on the way back but had a mad 3 miles of over the speed limit fun -...


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