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Efficiency log for: Joetta - 1986 Volkswagen Jetta Turbo Oil Burner
  • Lifetime Fuel Economy: 48.4 mpg (US), 4.9 L/100 km, 58.2 mpg (Imp)
  • 90-day Fuel Economy: 49.7 mpg (US), 4.7 L/100 km, 59.7 mpg (Imp)
  • 3-tank Fuel Economy: 52.8 mpg (US), 4.5 L/100 km, 63.4 mpg (Imp)
  • EPA Combined Rating / % over rating: 34 mpg (US) / 46.2% (based on 90-day fuel economy)
  • Total fills: 46
  • Average cost per gal/L: $3.55 per gal (US); $0.00 per L (price data entered for 44 fill/s)
  • Average cost per fill: $31.29
  • Average distance cost: $0.07 per mi. / $0.05 per km
  • Total fuel used: 406.43 gal (US), 1538.5 L
  • Total distance traveled: 19682.4 mi. / 31675.8 km
  • Total cost: $1,376.96
  • Total fuel saved vs. EPA: 172.5 gal. (US) / 653 L
  • Total saved: $612.38 (based on avg. cost per gal./L)
  • Average tank distance: 427.9 mi. / 688.6 km
Fill date Distance Fill amount Price Fuel Economy Details
2013-01-12 704 km
437.45 mi
8.8 gal (US)
7.33 gal (Imp)
33.31 L
296.56 kWh
$3.46
($30.45 total for this fill)
49.71 mpg (US)
59.68 mpg (Imp)
4.73 L/100 km
2.01 gal (US)/100 mi
677.93 Wh/mi
During this tank I put in the new injectors at the start of this tank. The weather has been snow packed and very cold. Hardly typical for evaluating mpg.
2012-11-10 633 km
393.33 mi
7.1 gal (US)
5.91 gal (Imp)
26.88 L
239.27 kWh
$3.46
($24.57 total for this fill)
55.4 mpg (US)
66.55 mpg (Imp)
4.25 L/100 km
1.81 gal (US)/100 mi
608.32 Wh/mi
2012-10-20 605 km
375.93 mi
6.95 gal (US)
5.79 gal (Imp)
26.31 L
234.22 kWh
$4.07
($28.29 total for this fill)
54.09 mpg (US)
64.93 mpg (Imp)
4.35 L/100 km
1.85 gal (US)/100 mi
623.04 Wh/mi
2012-10-14 720 km
447.39 mi
8.21 gal (US)
6.84 gal (Imp)
31.08 L
276.68 kWh
$4.2
($34.48 total for this fill)
54.49 mpg (US)
65.41 mpg (Imp)
4.32 L/100 km
1.84 gal (US)/100 mi
618.43 Wh/mi
My last fill was regular diesel rather than the 20% bio I had been using. During this tank I also found a front hub nut about a 1/2 turn loose. Changed oil near the end of this tank.
I originally posted this with a mileage of 920km
2012-09-20 549 km
341.13 mi
6.07 gal (US)
5.05 gal (Imp)
22.98 L
204.56 kWh
$3.88
($23.55 total for this fill)
56.2 mpg (US)
67.55 mpg (Imp)
4.19 L/100 km
1.78 gal (US)/100 mi
599.65 Wh/mi
Half of the miles were not fully loaded. Got fuel that is not bio.
2012-09-16 636 km
395.19 mi
6.7 gal (US)
5.58 gal (Imp)
25.36 L
225.79 kWh
$3.46
($23.18 total for this fill)
58.98 mpg (US)
70.82 mpg (Imp)
3.99 L/100 km
1.7 gal (US)/100 mi
571.35 Wh/mi
third tank at 55 mpg. I have a new set of injectors that I am going to get put on. running 20% bio since June.
2012-09-05 413 mi
664.66 km
7.1 gal (US)
5.91 gal (Imp)
26.88 L
239.27 kWh
$3.46
($24.57 total for this fill)
58.17 mpg (US)
69.88 mpg (Imp)
4.04 L/100 km
1.72 gal (US)/100 mi
579.35 Wh/mi
No whale tail. One 1 mile full throttle burst.
2012-08-19 417 mi
671.1 km
7.1 gal (US)
5.91 gal (Imp)
26.88 L
239.27 kWh
$3.46
($24.57 total for this fill)
58.73 mpg (US)
70.56 mpg (Imp)
4.01 L/100 km
1.7 gal (US)/100 mi
573.79 Wh/mi
Most of it with whale tail off. Just using carbon rear window wing. Fully loaded as usual. . Removed front cover about 25 miles after start because of heat 100F plus
2012-07-19 696 mi
1120.1 km
12.4 gal (US)
10.33 gal (Imp)
46.94 L
417.88 kWh
$3.46
($42.9 total for this fill)
56.13 mpg (US)
67.38 mpg (Imp)
4.19 L/100 km
1.78 gal (US)/100 mi
600.4 Wh/mi
most of miles are sans coroplast. Last 150 had whale tail.
2012-06-17 545 mi
877.09 km
9.5 gal (US)
7.91 gal (Imp)
35.96 L
320.15 kWh
$3.46
($32.87 total for this fill)
57.37 mpg (US)
68.9 mpg (Imp)
4.1 L/100 km
1.74 gal (US)/100 mi
587.43 Wh/mi
Edit 7/1/12. It has been slower starting particularly since this fill. Found cracked rubber fuel line
2012-03-23 458 mi
737.08 km
8.8 gal (US)
7.33 gal (Imp)
33.31 L
296.56 kWh
$3.95
($34.76 total for this fill)
52.05 mpg (US)
62.48 mpg (Imp)
4.52 L/100 km
1.92 gal (US)/100 mi
647.51 Wh/mi
This tank was a blend of 9 gallons of diesel #1. 20+ headwind for 330 miles.
2012-03-16 503 mi
809.5 km
9.1 gal (US)
7.58 gal (Imp)
34.45 L
306.67 kWh
55.27 mpg (US)
66.36 mpg (Imp)
4.26 L/100 km
1.81 gal (US)/100 mi
609.68 Wh/mi
grill cover back on.

Read manual, stated that I should be running #2 diesel for best fuel economy. Blending no more than 50% #1 with it in cold weather.
2012-03-09 425 mi
683.97 km
9.2 gal (US)
7.66 gal (Imp)
34.83 L
310.04 kWh
46.2 mpg (US)
55.48 mpg (Imp)
5.09 L/100 km
2.16 gal (US)/100 mi
729.51 Wh/mi
ran without grill block
2012-02-20 409 mi
658.22 km
7.7 gal (US)
6.41 gal (Imp)
29.15 L
259.49 kWh
$3.8
($29.26 total for this fill)
53.12 mpg (US)
63.81 mpg (Imp)
4.43 L/100 km
1.88 gal (US)/100 mi
634.45 Wh/mi
Removed grill cover 20 miles from end of fill.
2012-02-16 633 mi
1018.71 km
13.2 gal (US)
10.99 gal (Imp)
49.97 L
444.84 kWh
$3.77
($49.76 total for this fill)
47.95 mpg (US)
57.6 mpg (Imp)
4.91 L/100 km
2.09 gal (US)/100 mi
702.75 Wh/mi
better than a year ago
2012-01-21 447 mi
719.38 km
9.1 gal (US)
7.58 gal (Imp)
34.45 L
306.67 kWh
$3.64
($33.12 total for this fill)
49.12 mpg (US)
58.97 mpg (Imp)
4.79 L/100 km
2.04 gal (US)/100 mi
686.06 Wh/mi
Oil change this fill. Cold weather, 30% of miles short trips.
2011-12-11 263 mi
423.26 km
5.6 gal (US)
4.66 gal (Imp)
21.2 L
188.72 kWh
$3.83
($21.45 total for this fill)
46.96 mpg (US)
56.44 mpg (Imp)
5.01 L/100 km
2.13 gal (US)/100 mi
717.57 Wh/mi
2011-11-30 644 mi
1036.42 km
13 gal (US)
10.82 gal (Imp)
49.21 L
438.1 kWh
$3.96
($51.48 total for this fill)
49.54 mpg (US)
59.52 mpg (Imp)
4.75 L/100 km
2.02 gal (US)/100 mi
680.28 Wh/mi
includes partial fill. Lots of short trips & cold weather.
2011-09-16 403 mi
648.57 km
7.1 gal (US)
5.91 gal (Imp)
26.88 L
239.27 kWh
$3.76
($26.7 total for this fill)
56.76 mpg (US)
68.19 mpg (Imp)
4.14 L/100 km
1.76 gal (US)/100 mi
593.72 Wh/mi
start lever full out. new partial tailcone. Headwind 187 miles. 55degF with rain remainder
2011-09-01 399 mi
642.13 km
7.2 gal (US)
5.99 gal (Imp)
27.25 L
242.64 kWh
$3.76
($27.07 total for this fill)
55.42 mpg (US)
66.61 mpg (Imp)
4.24 L/100 km
1.8 gal (US)/100 mi
608.12 Wh/mi
20mph Headwind for 200 miles. start lever out 3/4ths this tank
2011-08-19 403 mi
648.57 km
7.1 gal (US)
5.91 gal (Imp)
26.88 L
239.27 kWh
$3.76
($26.7 total for this fill)
56.76 mpg (US)
68.19 mpg (Imp)
4.14 L/100 km
1.76 gal (US)/100 mi
593.72 Wh/mi
2011-08-11 422 mi
679.14 km
7.4 gal (US)
6.16 gal (Imp)
28.01 L
249.38 kWh
$3.75
($27.75 total for this fill)
57.03 mpg (US)
68.51 mpg (Imp)
4.12 L/100 km
1.75 gal (US)/100 mi
590.95 Wh/mi
start lever out
2011-07-16 400 mi
643.74 km
7.7 gal (US)
6.41 gal (Imp)
29.15 L
259.49 kWh
$3.75
($28.88 total for this fill)
51.95 mpg (US)
62.4 mpg (Imp)
4.53 L/100 km
1.93 gal (US)/100 mi
648.73 Wh/mi
2011-06-30 428 mi
688.8 km
7.9 gal (US)
6.58 gal (Imp)
29.9 L
266.23 kWh
$3.84
($30.34 total for this fill)
54.18 mpg (US)
65.05 mpg (Imp)
4.34 L/100 km
1.85 gal (US)/100 mi
622.03 Wh/mi
Miles included 2 mile at full throttle, cruising at 62 for 10 miles. Most cruising was at 52mph. Vehicle was loaded extremely tight. Probably over GVW.
2011-06-17 655 mi
1054.12 km
12.5 gal (US)
10.41 gal (Imp)
47.32 L
421.25 kWh
$3.8
($47.5 total for this fill)
52.4 mpg (US)
62.92 mpg (Imp)
4.49 L/100 km
1.91 gal (US)/100 mi
643.13 Wh/mi
Ran the car for first time in a month. Pre driving inspection I found a loose vacuum line from the turbo to the fuel pump. Still have chin spoiler. Tire pressures 46f 45r.
2011-05-13 306 mi
492.46 km
6.2 gal (US)
5.16 gal (Imp)
23.47 L
208.94 kWh
$4
($24.8 total for this fill)
49.35 mpg (US)
59.3 mpg (Imp)
4.77 L/100 km
2.03 gal (US)/100 mi
682.81 Wh/mi
2011-04-27 532 mi
856.17 km
11.1 gal (US)
9.24 gal (Imp)
42.02 L
374.07 kWh
$4.1
($45.51 total for this fill)
47.93 mpg (US)
57.58 mpg (Imp)
4.91 L/100 km
2.09 gal (US)/100 mi
703.14 Wh/mi
Added 2" to chin spoiler at start of last tank Going to remove spoiler.

Oil change at mid tank.
2011-03-31 527 mi
848.12 km
10.5 gal (US)
8.74 gal (Imp)
39.75 L
353.85 kWh
$3.74
($39.27 total for this fill)
50.19 mpg (US)
60.3 mpg (Imp)
4.69 L/100 km
1.99 gal (US)/100 mi
671.44 Wh/mi
I added a hood splitter at the start of this tank.
2011-03-19 415 mi
667.88 km
8.7 gal (US)
7.24 gal (Imp)
32.93 L
293.19 kWh
$3.73
($32.45 total for this fill)
47.7 mpg (US)
57.32 mpg (Imp)
4.93 L/100 km
2.1 gal (US)/100 mi
706.48 Wh/mi
330 highway,remainder local
2011-03-11 330 mi
531.08 km
8.1 gal (US)
6.74 gal (Imp)
30.66 L
272.97 kWh
$3.73
($30.21 total for this fill)
40.74 mpg (US)
48.96 mpg (Imp)
5.77 L/100 km
2.45 gal (US)/100 mi
827.18 Wh/mi
2011-03-02 459 mi
738.69 km
11.7 gal (US)
9.74 gal (Imp)
44.29 L
394.29 kWh
$3.7
($43.29 total for this fill)
39.23 mpg (US)
47.13 mpg (Imp)
6 L/100 km
2.55 gal (US)/100 mi
859.02 Wh/mi
2011-02-14 383 mi
616.38 km
9.1 gal (US)
7.58 gal (Imp)
34.45 L
306.67 kWh
$3.36
($30.58 total for this fill)
42.09 mpg (US)
50.53 mpg (Imp)
5.59 L/100 km
2.38 gal (US)/100 mi
800.7 Wh/mi
Cruise over to kc 340 miles interstate. Max speed 82. Avg cruising speed probably 73.
2011-02-10 432 mi
695.24 km
11.2 gal (US)
9.33 gal (Imp)
42.4 L
377.44 kWh
$3.3
($36.96 total for this fill)
38.57 mpg (US)
46.3 mpg (Imp)
6.1 L/100 km
2.59 gal (US)/100 mi
873.7 Wh/mi
2011-01-29 315 mi
506.94 km
8.4 gal (US)
7 gal (Imp)
31.8 L
283.08 kWh
$3.29
($27.64 total for this fill)
37.5 mpg (US)
45 mpg (Imp)
6.27 L/100 km
2.67 gal (US)/100 mi
898.67 Wh/mi
half of miles under 6 miles at a time.
2011-01-10 491 mi
790.19 km
11.7 gal (US)
9.74 gal (Imp)
44.29 L
394.29 kWh
$3.39
($39.66 total for this fill)
41.97 mpg (US)
50.41 mpg (Imp)
5.6 L/100 km
2.38 gal (US)/100 mi
803.03 Wh/mi
2010-12-31 388 mi
624.43 km
8.8 gal (US)
7.33 gal (Imp)
33.31 L
296.56 kWh
$3.2
($28.16 total for this fill)
44.09 mpg (US)
52.93 mpg (Imp)
5.33 L/100 km
2.27 gal (US)/100 mi
764.33 Wh/mi
Inserted second small grill block below bumper between fog lights.
2010-12-23 401 mi
645.35 km
9.2 gal (US)
7.66 gal (Imp)
34.83 L
310.04 kWh
$3.1
($28.52 total for this fill)
43.59 mpg (US)
52.35 mpg (Imp)
5.4 L/100 km
2.29 gal (US)/100 mi
773.17 Wh/mi
Oil change during this tank.
2010-12-18 356 mi
572.93 km
8.9 gal (US)
7.41 gal (Imp)
33.69 L
299.93 kWh
$3.1
($27.59 total for this fill)
40 mpg (US)
48.04 mpg (Imp)
5.88 L/100 km
2.5 gal (US)/100 mi
842.5 Wh/mi
I used a pump that had a big nozzle perhaps for filling a large truck. Weather was cold and it filled extremely fast. Might affect pump shut off.
2010-12-03 435 mi
700.06 km
10 gal (US)
8.33 gal (Imp)
37.85 L
337 kWh
$3.1
($31 total for this fill)
43.5 mpg (US)
52.22 mpg (Imp)
5.41 L/100 km
2.3 gal (US)/100 mi
774.71 Wh/mi
65 mph cruising on interstate.
2010-12-02 410 mi
659.83 km
10.4 gal (US)
8.66 gal (Imp)
39.37 L
350.48 kWh
$3.11
($32.34 total for this fill)
39.42 mpg (US)
47.34 mpg (Imp)
5.97 L/100 km
2.54 gal (US)/100 mi
854.83 Wh/mi
snow this morning and a long warm up (45 minutes) this morning loading up. Gas pump said 3.049 but after I swiped it read 3.109. Makes me wonder if their pumps are accurate. Will never purchase gas there again. 24/6
2010-11-24 346 mi
556.83 km
7.9 gal (US)
6.58 gal (Imp)
29.9 L
266.23 kWh
$3.099
($24.48 total for this fill)
43.8 mpg (US)
52.58 mpg (Imp)
5.37 L/100 km
2.28 gal (US)/100 mi
769.45 Wh/mi
The last 157 miles was in 25-35 deg ice and rain. Also got the Garmin installed.
2010-11-20 500 mi
804.67 km
11.6 gal (US)
9.66 gal (Imp)
43.91 L
390.92 kWh
$3.1
($35.96 total for this fill)
43.1 mpg (US)
51.76 mpg (Imp)
5.46 L/100 km
2.32 gal (US)/100 mi
781.84 Wh/mi
Installed new 155/80x13 Firestone winterforce tires about 300 miles into this tank. Car runs much quieter than with old Cooper 205/60s Tires are slightly taller Mileage calculated via trip log and google maps.
2010-11-09 460 mi
740.3 km
11.2 gal (US)
9.33 gal (Imp)
42.4 L
377.44 kWh
$3.19
($35.73 total for this fill)
41.07 mpg (US)
49.3 mpg (Imp)
5.73 L/100 km
2.43 gal (US)/100 mi
820.52 Wh/mi
Mileage is still taking a bit of hit. I had installed snow tires that I had laying around on rabbit rims on last tank. Weather is cooler.
2010-11-05 305 mi
490.85 km
7.2 gal (US)
5.99 gal (Imp)
27.25 L
242.64 kWh
$2.99
($21.53 total for this fill)
42.36 mpg (US)
50.92 mpg (Imp)
5.55 L/100 km
2.36 gal (US)/100 mi
795.54 Wh/mi
Installed rabbit rear rims with old snow tires mounted, trying to alleviate the drumming coming from the road. They were a little bit better. Will obtain new road tires.
2010-11-01 325 mi
523.04 km
7.2 gal (US)
5.99 gal (Imp)
27.25 L
242.64 kWh
$3.09
($22.25 total for this fill)
45.14 mpg (US)
54.26 mpg (Imp)
5.21 L/100 km
2.22 gal (US)/100 mi
746.58 Wh/mi
65 miles local with balance on highway.
2010-10-21 213 mi
342.79 km
4.8 gal (US)
4 gal (Imp)
18.17 L
161.76 kWh
$3.09
($14.83 total for this fill)
44.38 mpg (US)
53.25 mpg (Imp)
5.3 L/100 km
2.25 gal (US)/100 mi
759.44 Wh/mi

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