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S40 1.8 petrol MPG?

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Old Nov 22nd, 2019, 14:29   #1
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Default S40 1.8 petrol MPG?

Can any owners give me an idea of the real world extra urban MPG for their 1.8 petrol S40s?
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Old Nov 23rd, 2019, 09:31   #2
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I have driven a 2.0lt petrol for the last 20 years. First a 97 V40 and latterly my current V40 and have consistently got 32mpg on average mixed driving. I would think the 1.8 will be similar. The C70 achieves about 30mpg under similar conditions.
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Old Nov 23rd, 2019, 12:34   #3
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Thanks for that ITSv40.
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Old Nov 23rd, 2019, 14:48   #4
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The trip computer averages about 28mpg, but in the real world it's significantly more than that, on a decent run I can get at least 35mpg out of a 2l, I'd expect the same sort of figure from a 1.8.
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Old Nov 24th, 2019, 17:59   #5
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I had a 1.8 V40 so probably the same, I used to drive 340miles every other weekend for a while and if I went the more cross country route doing 60 and 70mph and was reasonably careful i'd get 40mpg. Day to day going to work, partly dual carriageway and partly back roads id get around 33mpg but I wasn't careful with it. Id say on average 35mpg without being too careful maybe a little more.
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