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Originally Posted by tobykim View Post
My husband has asked me to put this up so bear with me if it doesn't make any sense. We had a Scenic on a W plate for 6 years and he reckons he was getting about 36 miles to the gallon it was a 1.6, we have now changed it for a Scenic on a 53 plate same engine 1.6, however on the display it's showing that he only gets about 28miles to the gallon on short trips and 32 on long trips, do you think the display could be giving a false reading or are they heavier on petrol than the older models, according to the handbook they should roughly be the same
My 05 1.6 Scenic II manual, The screen reading shows 43.10 mpg over the last 1700 miles, This is mixed driving I use the aircon a lot summer & winter, last winter I believe the figure shown was 39.8 increased use of lights, Heated screen, Cold starts etc .

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