200 Q fuel

aukdav aukdav at mail.ccsdana.net
Sat Aug 31 12:29:16 EDT 2002

Bigger turbo equal better mileage, as you are not spooling it up on the low rpms.  Seen it time and again with my car (89 200tqw w/k24 and 1.8 chip/spring) versus brothers car (89 200tqw w/k26/27 and 2.0 chip/spring)


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Roger M. Woodbury" <rmwoodbury at downeast.net>
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 12:09:19 -0400

>When I had my 200 Quattro, AND the 5000 Quattro Turbo before it, I ran it on
>a steady diet of Mobil Regular.  I checked the fuel mileage continuously
>using the on-board computer, and the 5000 CS Turbo Quattro averaged around
>24 1/2 miles per gallon and the 200 around 20-21.  On a long trip the 5000
>CS would get around 28 or so, and the 200 might reach as high as 24, but
>seldom if ever more.

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