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Scenic 1 2001 fuel consumption on motorways
I’ve had our 2001 Scenic 1.6 16V for about 6 months.
The odd thing about it is the fuel consumption on motorways seems to be worse than my normal run to work and back, which is on B roads with a couple of towns to drive through.
If I really drive carefully to work I can get about 43 – 44 mpg which works out about 430 miles on a full tank, to when the low fuel light first starts to glow.
On the motorway at about 70 mph the mpg drops to 36 – 37.
Also the trip computer seems very optimistic regarding the mileage until the next fuel.
It normally reads about 550 miles after I have just filled up and is still reading about 100 miles just before the fuel light comes on
What sort of mileage are people getting with a Scenic 1 (2001) and do they all start drinking the fuel when on the motorway ?
Thanks for any replies.