Mpg ???

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  1. ips

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    Done 400miles on brand new ford 2.2l 140 horses. Been cruising at 60 - 65 ish and averaged 28.8 mpg is this good / bad / average for low profile 5.9m bus.
    Can I expect more (by how much) when the engine is run in a bit more ?
    ips
     
  2. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Autosleeper 1999 2.5l Diesel 27/29 mpg...


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  3. DESCO

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    I have a Ford based 2.2 and have now done about 15000 miles, on our last trip to Scotland right to the top we got 33/34mpg on all types of roads.


    Dave:thumb::thumb:
     
  4. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Sounds right. Some claim a bit higher but they must be awfully steady drivers.
     
  5. ips

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    Dave
    what cruising speed do you find to be the most economical. ?
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  6. DESCO

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    Normally about 65 set on cruise control seems to work ok


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  7. Geo

    Geo Trader - Funster

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    400 MILES:Eeek:
    Not even reached operating temp yet:RollEyes:
     
  8. ips

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    I know........ will mpg improve once were run in a bit ? :Smile:
     
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  9. derekfaeberwick

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    27-28 mpg @ about 55-60 mph when traveling good distances mixed with a little 'sightseeing'.
     
  10. potjoe

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    :thumb::thumb::thumb: That`s good
     
  11. nick 700

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    in my rollerteam 700 have done a 1000 mls and have only seen 19mpg :cry: at best off to france on thursday so i hope it will improve:pray:
     
  12. warwick

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    I average 33/34mpg on a Peugeot X250 Panel Van 2.2 with 4000` on clock provided speed stays below 60MPH.
     
  13. bevo

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    my rollerteam 600g fully laden to 3.85 ton does 25 mpg, but i don't give a damn what it does as the enjoyment i get out of it is beyond description.
    just put the gas in when needed, and the space i have for carrying things is astronomical, saves me a fortune when on the continent.
    enjoy your motorhomes that's what they are for.
    feel like iv'e lost a family member took our bessie in today for warranty work.
    ( i'll have to talk to the wife while shes away)
     
  14. Heyupluv

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    HI....I have just done 4500km around France and mine has averaged 28mpg....6.8m van and 3.5ton low profile on a Fiat 130 multi jet (they may not go backwards but they are fine forwards) doing 100km on fast roads 90km on normal country roads and 50km through the villages.
    and I think that is good
    Mel
     
  15. American Dream

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    7mpg.....14 on a VERY good run.....:Doh:

    Now 28 mpg I could live with.
     
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