Happy with 25mpg

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Autowbars, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. Autowbars

    Autowbars Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2012
    Messages:
    499
    Likes Received:
    291
    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Had our Lunar Roadstar for a while now, done 4000 miles in it and done a fuel consumption workout.
    Seems to be getting 25mpg. To me that is just fine.

    8m overcab 4250 kg MGW. Usually full o beer, wine, an extra this and that etc, most extra that's are never used! Bike rack with 20kg electric bike.

    3 litre X250 2006

    Am I fooling myself or is that about right, it has been on all sorts of roads in Europe, motorways always at 55/60 mph

    Now sat at Holyhead awaiting 8pm ferry to Dublin, very windy, and a little wet.
    But ya can't beat a warm MH, sat tv on, bite to eat whilst waiting
     
    • Like Like x 5
    • Informative Informative x 1
  2. Ber090

    Ber090 Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2012
    Messages:
    468
    Likes Received:
    477
    Location:
    N Yorks
    :DHi, I would think you are about right with 25mpg. Some get much less and some slightly better --- depends on your right foot!
    Enjoy Dublin---Slightly jealous!
    Cheers
    Bernie
     

    Attached Files:

  3. Mr B

    Mr B Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2015
    Messages:
    330
    Likes Received:
    902
    Location:
    yorkshire
    @0.99 per litre......drive it like you stole it......... Who cares :D
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Funny Funny x 1
  4. jo-ca

    jo-ca Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2010
    Messages:
    379
    Likes Received:
    380
    Location:
    birmingham
    How long will it last. In the summer when we all start cranking the miles,how much then.
     
  5. GWAYGWAY

    GWAYGWAY Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2014
    Messages:
    1,890
    Likes Received:
    1,381
    Location:
    Dover
    I am still contemplating buying a load of diesel and putting it in 205litre drums COS it is going to go up again when the yanks start buying again from Saudi Arabia, but Iran is also flooding onto the market , it might go down a bit more yet but 75p of the price is TAX so cannot go down too much more or the oil companies will be giving it away.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  6. Phillybarbour

    Phillybarbour Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2013
    Messages:
    192
    Likes Received:
    142
    Location:
    West Lancs
    25mpg seems very good to me.
     
  7. richr

    richr Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2014
    Messages:
    639
    Likes Received:
    712
    Location:
    Cheltenham Spa
    Wish i got that much mpg from my Subaru Impreza classic :D
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. John Laidler

    John Laidler Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2013
    Messages:
    8,564
    Likes Received:
    11,541
    Location:
    Plympton, Devon
    Lay off the beans - this will allow you to close the windows and keep the rain out. :)
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. Autowbars

    Autowbars Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2012
    Messages:
    499
    Likes Received:
    291
    Location:
    Yorkshire
    I also have a Land Rover that does about 8 mpg, round trip from Bradford to Doncaster £50, but I love it.

    Very wobbly crossing, lots of glasses getting broken, shop shut, but it's only another hour. The missus sat watching TV, but what she ain't got a clue eeeee, love it. Just got to find a parking spot for the night when we get there.
    Maybe just the port car park tonight.
     
  10. kevan

    kevan Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2014
    Messages:
    339
    Likes Received:
    297
    Location:
    Herne Bay
    Less than a euro a litre in France filled up yesterday 21st Jan 96 cents a litre
     
    • Like Like x 1
Loading...

Share This Page