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Old 05-12-2012, 10:28 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frankencar View Post
I have been able to squeeze as much as 78.5 mpg (1114.7 mi on 14.201 usg) from a tank in my 1991 GTI TDI, bit it's got manual steering, no A/C, 2,420lb empty weight, .34 Cd and 20.559 sq-ft frontal area.
The early 1.9 TDis where the cars that build the power & fuel economy legend for VW.

All their 2.0L Passat has to its advantage is lower Cd and better injectors ...
No-one with a recent Passat comes close on Spritmonitor.


Also, if you'll fill the tank to the brim anyway, why drain it first ?
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