[200q20v] Re: [urq] 130MPH @ 50 MPG

Mihnea Cotet mik at info.fundp.ac.be
Mon Dec 31 17:12:53 EST 2001

At 11:08 31/12/2001 -0500, Ingo D. Rautenberg wrote:
>First off, NEVER trust  the trip computer's reading for MPG:  Always check
>with actual fill-up numbers.  This is what I do on a regular basis and also
>how I adjusted my trip computer to reflect more accurate readings.
>My 200q20v (3B) fully loaded will average 24 MPG (US Gallon) @ Avg 65 mph,
>which includes 45 mph contruction zone traffic and 80+ mph runs.  This is
>with Hoppen ECU.  Motronic will beat out K-Jetronic any day in the MPG
>dept,. but my guess is that Jim was kidding with his sustained 130 mph 50
>mpg claim (or smokin' something).

I guess he or the car smoked something funny when he got that mpg ...now
the numers I calculated are based on actual fill-up numbers.


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