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First time i filled me Clio up cost 50 with a 55 litre tank, obviously dont want to let it go too low coz of the cat thingy and the top-up warning noise is really annoying. Second time was 53 and averaging 38mpg so i have too admit am impressed with it at the mo. Certainly beats me old Clio 2 1.2 8 valve.
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Originally Posted by Tiggerz_SRi View Post
IF I could afford it, It would be near #80 to do mine from empty to full!

usually 20 th 30 quid at a time, Seams less painfull!

1.10.9 cheapest here now (asda) All "named" gargaes are 1.15+ for petrol, Derv is 1.30.9 in some!!
Not that sure on my espace 2.0 16v 2002 but iam like you tig never have it to fill it up
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Cost me 40 to fill up the Twingo from nearly empty to full and am getting about 40mpg at the moment. Engine has still only done 1,300 miles at the moment though so getting a bit more efficient each time as it loosens up still
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The Cavalier has a 60 litre fuel tank, but the fuel gauge doesn't work. So when the trip reads 350 miles it gets filled. This works out somewhere around 60. But I think it's drinking too much, but it is crying for a service.

I filled the van up last week and squeezed in 107 of diesel after 630 miles... The attendant actually apologised! Not my money though, but it is still harsh. Used to be around 85 to fill up

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I read this a few months back on the higpower forum, and meant to post it up back then . seems like a good idea tho, so pass it on

We are hitting 106.9 p a litre in some areas now, soon we will be faced with paying 1.10 a ltr. Philip Hollsworth offered this good idea: This makes MUCH MORE SENSE than the 'don't buy petrol on a certain day campaign that was going around last April or May! The oil companies just laughed at that because they knew we wouldn't continue to hurt ourselves by refusing to buy petrol. It was more of >an inconvenience to us than it was a problem for them. BUT,whoever thought of this idea, has come up with a plan that can really work.

Please read it and join in!

Now that the oil companies and the OPEC nations have conditioned us to think that the cost of a litre is CHEAP, we need to take aggressive action to teach them that BUYERS control the market place not sellers. With the price of petrol going up more each day, we consumers need to take action. The only way we are going to see the price of petrol come down is if we hit someone in the pocket by not purchasing their Petrol! And we can do that WITHOUT hurting ourselves. Here's the idea:

For the rest of this year DON'T purchase ANY petrol from the two biggest oil companies (which now are one), ESSO and BP.

If they are not selling any petrol, they will be inclined to reduce their prices. If they reduce their prices, the other companies will have to follow suit. But to have an impact we need to reach literally millions of Esso and BP petrol buyers. It's really simple to do!!

Now, don't wimp out on me at this point... keep reading and I'll explain how simple it is to reach millions of people!!

I am sending this note to a lot of people. If each of you send it to at least ten more (30 x 10 = 300)... and those 300 send it to at least ten more (300 x 10 = 3,000) ... and so on, by the time the message reaches the sixth generation of people, we will have reached
over THREE MILLION consumers! If those three million get excited and pass this on to ten friends each, then 30 million people will have been contacted! If it goes one level further, you guessed it... ..


Again, all You have to do is send this to 10 people. That's all.(and not buy at ESSO/BP) How long would all that take? If each of us sends this email out to ten more people within one day of receipt, all 300 MILLION people could conceivably be contacted within the
next 8days!!! Acting together we can make a difference If this makes sense to you, please pass this message on.


It's easy to make this happen. Just forward this email, and buy your petrol at Shell, Asda,Tesco, Sainsburys, Morrisons Jet etc. i.e. boycott BP and Esso


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