[A4] 1.8T fuel consumption

Scott Hinckley audi at thehinckleys.com
Mon Jan 5 14:25:39 EST 2004

At 04:07 AM 1/5/2004, Cooke, Shane wrote:
> >Perhaps someone can help me out. I have just bought a '99 A4 1.8T
> >...
> >consumption. Over the last 4 tanks I have got only 28-29MPG and this was
> >...
> >1) Is this normal for the car? and if so why so bad for such a small engine?

Think curb weight and power. You have an engine tuned for power in a car 
that is quite heavy for a 1.8l engine. Your mileage figures are quite good 
for a car in that size/weight class.


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