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How many miles to a tank? Gen 4

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14 Mar 2020 18:47 #219864 by Beaverhausen
How do you add Fuelly?

I drive between Weston super Mare and Bristol, and average 52mpg. It's mostly between 30-40mph with the odd 50mph and a climb up to Clifton at the end.

70mph on the motorway though.... 33-35mpg if I'm lucky.

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14 Mar 2020 21:08 #219867 by GeezerDan
Took these earlier, showing 45.7.
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14 Mar 2020 21:21 #219868 by Bill Portland
To be fair, it's easy to get it to show 99.9mpg. It's the long term (true) average that's important.
Just filled up earlier and it's showing a range of 343, I'm not sure what it uses as the basis for its calculation.
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08 Apr 2020 10:51 #220808 by Bill Portland
i'm currently getting about 3 weeks to a gallon. That should help sort suzuki's emission problems out!

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08 Apr 2020 17:28 #220817 by zebraman
Hahahaha same!

Tbh I I don't miss going out or football or anything but I do miss being able to drive the Jimny.

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09 Apr 2020 19:41 #220866 by DAGZOOK

Beaverhausen wrote: How do you add Fuelly?

I drive between Weston super Mare and Bristol, and average 52mpg. It's mostly between 30-40mph with the odd 50mph and a climb up to Clifton at the end.

70mph on the motorway though.... 33-35mpg if I'm lucky.


Beaverhausen I do that same route every day! how have I not seen another gen.4 :P I get around 39mpg on that stretch of motorway (I'm driving to filton everyday). I don't tend to push the Jimny beyond 65+ cruise control on, old man speeds! not that the old girl can't cope with 70+ miles an hour, It's just a more relaxing/quieter drive. The route is usually to busy to average anymore than that anyway.. although at the moment being classed as an 'essential worker' I'm the only one on the road :woohoo:

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09 Apr 2020 19:44 #220867 by Beaverhausen
I'll look out for you!
I'm a cheapskate though (and only need to get to Clifton) so I stick to Congresbury/Long Ashton bypass route.
Not that murderously expensive M5 :-D

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18 May 2020 17:25 - 18 May 2020 17:29 #222490 by GeorgeC
As the car came full, the second top up in 16 months happened yesterday! (98RON @ $1.10 Litre)

Considering my driving is mainly local, at 40/50/60 kph, consumption is not good, however a recent visit to the Service Department consumed 3/10 of a tankful when testing the charging system for a fault. I must now get used to the fuel gauge in tenths, rather than in quarters, as has been my custom for 55 years of driving.

For those that follow the numbers, Seniors Jimny's consumption is now available on Fuelly!
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18 May 2020 17:28 #222491 by Beaverhausen
for a clunky 5-speed manual I'm actually learning to be happy with the fuel consumption.

Especially now the price of petrol had gone down to 99.7p/litre!

But seriously.... getting approx 43mpg when on my new version Smart For two I'd get 47mpg.... I'm ok with that.

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18 May 2020 18:33 #222498 by Soeley

GeorgeC wrote: As the car came full, the second top up in 16 months happened yesterday! (98RON @ $1.10 Litre)

Considering my driving is mainly local, at 40/50/60 kph, consumption is not good, however a recent visit to the Service Department consumed 3/10 of a tankful when testing the charging system for a fault. I must now get used to the fuel gauge in tenths, rather than in quarters, as has been my custom for 55 years of driving.

For those that follow the numbers, Seniors Jimny's consumption is now available on Fuelly!


George the fuel gauge my be in 10 blocks/divisions but they are not all equal, so don't expect to get the same miles per block.
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18 May 2020 18:37 #222499 by GeorgeC

Soeley wrote:

GeorgeC wrote: As the car came full, the second top up in 16 months happened yesterday! (98RON @ $1.10 Litre)
Considering my driving is mainly local, at 40/50/60 kph, consumption is not good, however a recent visit to the Service Department consumed 3/10 of a tankful when testing the charging system for a fault. I must now get used to the fuel gauge in tenths, rather than in quarters, as has been my custom for 55 years of driving.
For those that follow the numbers, Seniors Jimny's consumption is now available on Fuelly!

George the fuel gauge my be in 10 blocks/divisions but they are not all equal, so don't expect to get the same miles per block.


Thank you Mark, I was tempted to do some creative maths and divide 40 litres by 10. :(

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20 May 2020 19:10 #222599 by Andy2640
Im getting slightly worried about my MPG. Weight wise i am just under GVM, but since lockdown i have been doing very little driving, I am classed as a key worker, and have occastionly drived to our offices in cov some 20 miles away.

I also took my battery out to fit the winch (post to follow shortly) and now i am getting a wallet crunching ......


A wise man once said...... When we are Mean, Shout at People, Lose our Tempers, Swear, and generally act like Tool Bags, Never forget ..... We are all Cavemen in Suits, Uniforms and/or Overalls ..... Living in Semi-Concrete Jungles. Andy - 2019 AD.
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