[A4] FWD: Re: Need for Premium Gas in 1.8T quattro?

Brian White brian at bjwhite.net
Thu Sep 21 19:10:25 EDT 2006

Yeah...DI 2.0T is a different story.  But a non-DI 1.8T is another matter....

At 16:06 2006-09-21, Nicholas Stock wrote:
>Driving with family to LAX, 3 passengers, A/C on, 80 mph...average
>29.8 MPG according to the trip computer....the direct gas injection
>really helps out (so does 6th gear!)..even when I gun it around town
>(2.0T) I still get around 24-25 average MPG...a lot better than my old
>chipped 1.8T....
>On 9/21/06, Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net> wrote:
>>At 3:36 PM -0700 9/21/06, Brian White wrote:
>> >I'd say it's a pretty ill effect to claim getting 33mpg in any 1.8T
>> >A4.  Gotta call BS on you for that.
>>         i feel the same way, though under special circumstances i've
>>seen 32 on my 2.0.  the circumstances?
>>         - no hard acceleration.  or rather, barely accelerate at all
>>         - reset on the freeway, keep to the speed limit
>>         - flat driving only
>>         - take reading when you get off the freeway
>>   Rocky Mullin
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