[20v] '90 CQ For Sale

David Manz david at mountaindome.com
Fri Feb 22 15:04:18 PST 2008


I get 22-27 mpg  with my 1990 90 20v  but in the city it's always  
22-24. I have gotten 400 miles on a tank before which puts it at  
around 26.



~David Manz



Going back to grad school nonexistence.




On Feb 22, 2008, at 2:34 PM, Brendan wrote:

> I have just never heard numbers this high, ever.
> No other owner of a 20v (that I know) gets above 22.
>
> On Friday 22 February 2008, you wrote:
>> Whats EPA on 90q 20v.  I just assumed the Coupe was more  
>> Aerodynamic but I
>> could be wrong.  Its sleeker looking.  But it does have wider  
>> fenders and
>> wider tires.  I got those numbers on a 90q 20v.  I just noticed  
>> the listing
>> was for a 90q Coupe???  I guess he means Coupe Quattro.
>>
>> I was also running SKINNY Highway Tires when I got those numbers.   
>> But I
>> had 200lbs Baggage in the trunk on one of the trips.  Empty on the  
>> 27mpg
>> trip. I suppose that some Stick 225 series rubber &  wider fenders  
>> could
>> contribute to getting 22mpg but I really don't know.
>>
>> l8r
>>
>>> From: Brendan <mailinglist at endosquid.com>
>>> Reply-To: <mailinglist at endosquid.com>
>>> Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 10:01:12 -0500
>>> To: <20v at audifans.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [20v] '90 CQ For Sale
>>>
>>> I must have gotten a dud. Original EPA said 16/22 and that's what  
>>> I get.
>>> 25+? Crapola, I need to lose my gut, apparently.
>>>
>>> http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/noframes/6450.shtml
>>>
>>> On Thursday 21 February 2008, you wrote:
>>>> Why?  Whats wrong with his claim?
>>>> On the Highway I regularly got 25-27 mpg in my 90q 20v.  I  
>>>> calculated
>>>> using both the Computer and by calculating the fuel used over  
>>>> milage.
>>>> The numbers were very close to each other.
>>>>
>>>> I pulled 27.x mpg on Idaho 2-lane Highway doing about 65-70mph.
>>>> I pulled 25.8 mpg on I-90 averaging about 80mph.
>>>>
>>>> What are you getting?
>>>>
>>>>> From: Brendan <mailinglist at endosquid.com>
>>>>> Reply-To: <mailinglist at endosquid.com>
>>>>> Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 21:50:28 -0500
>>>>> To: <20v at audifans.com>
>>>>> Subject: Re: [20v] '90 CQ For Sale
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thursday 21 February 2008, hmarcnguyen at netscape.net wrote:
>>>>>> Just posting for a friend, who is selling his '90 CQ.?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I have minimal knowledge of the car besides sitting in it once  
>>>>>> and
>>>>>> seeing it at a couple of events/gatherings.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://cq.mrhydesworld.net/
>>>>>
>>>>> He says "25+ mpg"
>>>>> He might want to fix his typo.
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