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  1. Help me diagnose bad fuel consumption - 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    It's a 147 diesel 16V - 140HP variant with a remap to about 175HP. I've got MES and I suspect something is wrong due to my poor fuel consumption. Which values should I check on diagnosis to see if there is indeed something wrong, perhaps a drop in pressure, vacuum leak, airflow? It's the free...
  2. Spider 2000 Improving Fuel Consumption

    The Classic Alfa Romeos
    I just took my Spider to the Highlands for a proper road trip. One thing that surprised me was the high fuel consumption, especially with Super unleaded being over £1.40 per was starting to bug me a little after 1000 miles in three days... I have a 166 which weighs another 500kg...
  3. Horrible fuel consumption on my new Giulietta

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hello everyone! I bought an Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2.0 JTDM-2 140 PS last month. It is a 2011 model year and my first Alfa ever! For now i love the car so much, but i have once concern. The gas mileage is horrible and way off the advertised 5.7l in the City. My main commute to work is a 6km long...
  4. 1.6 TS excessive oil consumption!!??

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi forgive me as I know there is a lot on hear about the oil drinking in TS engines....but... I'm new to the TS motor. When I bought my 1.6 TS about 3 weeks ago the oil was at half on the dipstick - fine I thought. Then the other day the 'low pressure' message came on the dashboard while going...
  5. Epic fuel consumption with TS engine?

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hello guys. Unfortunately i had to replace my engine with another one, that was 3 months ago. About a month ago, i noticed that my car has a very very suck fuel comsumption. Literally, i bought 15 liters normal 95 Shell fuel, but i also tried with the more expensive one. (that is a little bit...
  6. 147 - Fuel consumption worries

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hey, the engine is 147 1.9 JTD 16V - 140 BHP variant, pre-facelift, remapped to 180 BHP, EGR delete. Fuel consumption has always been a bit off than advertised by Alfa. Car is driven solely in the city, around 8-9AM and 5-6PM, therefore rush hour on both occassions. My commute is 2.5-3 miles...
  7. Curre. Consumption gets high by it self

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello Its my first post here & my first day with Alfaowner . Glad to be here with Alfa's community . I have a 159 sportswagon 1.9 2007 . I need help with some thing i searched every where but couldnt have answer . While i am driving the current consumption goes high and diesel smell goes...
  8. Alfa 147 Oil Consumption

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    My 147 is consuming mucho oil. About 1litre per 500miles Anybody got any suggestions...
  9. Brera 3.2 SV Q4 Oil consumption

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Well had my Brera for a couple of months now.. noticed the oil gauge in the car is at half full. Although I don't really trust that! :) On checking down to around half on the dipstick. I've done around 2K since I got her - for owners of the 3.2 what is your oil consumption like? I...
  10. Increasing oil consumption 2.0 TS

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi, my 2002 mod GTV 2.0TS have been steadily drinking around 1l pr. 1000 km. Lately it's been drinking like a football fan on saturdays... almost doubling the ratio. Where should I start my quest for the leaked oil? Such amounts of oil should be visible somewhere, or? There's been no white...
  11. 159 2.0 JTDM idle consumption

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Dear All! I've noticed, the initial consumption of my car won't get below 2.0 liters/100 km. I haven't checked the OBD reading so far but during engine breaking, the consumption should be 0 liters, because there is no fuel injected into the engine. I'm wondering what is the case behind this...
  12. Best tyres size for159 2.4 to reduce consumption

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello, I've been suffering with the 245/45 R18 they slowdown the vehicle and increase consumption in urban driving. I need an economical size. Which size do you recommande? 225/25 R18 - 225/30 R18 - 225/35 R18 ... And so on ..
  13. Fuel consumption problem

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello guys i have alfa 159 sportwagon 16v 150hp and when i hit the gas pedal till 100km/h the consumption on the dashboard goes well to 5-6L /100 ,but when i release the gas pedal in any gear dosnt mater what gear im in goes up to 20-30l /100km up to 50 l / 100 km and average consumption is...
  14. GT JTS fuel consumption "on idle"

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I could not find a thread for this issue, so I am starting one in hope to find answers to my issue. Few days ago, as I was sitting in a traffic on lights, I casually played with the BC and got into actual consumption part of it. The thing is, it was reading incredibly high figures, fluctuating...
  15. Sudden jump in average fuel consumption

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi everybody! I had a strange thing with my late 2011 159 2.0jtdm 2.0 TI Alfa. One morning I started the car and Average consumption jumped from 7.0L/100km to 10.1L! And kept climbing like 0.1L in a minute. But it seems that current consumption shows OK numbers, but still. What may have...
  16. 2.0 turbo fuel consumption

    Alfa 164 & 166
    I know there's few - maybe zero - other 2.0 TB owners active on the 166 forum but thought to share on my drive back to Sofia today from Bulgaria's southern Black Sea coast, where we had a very pleasant week. From the village of Varvara back to home in Sofia was 463kms, of which around 370kms is...
  17. Alfa 156 1.6 T Spark Fuel Consumption & MPG read out

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi, Back into Alfa ownership and need a little guidance regarding my 156 1.6 TSpark. I've owned it for a few days and have I think poor fuel economy during my commute to work (8miles each way country roads). I've based this on the gauge shifting a lot rather than MPG readout, as it has used...
  18. Alfa 156 JTD fuel consumption averaging 28mpg!

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Here's a conundrum for you... Alfa 156 1.9 JTD, 55 plate... trip computer is telling me that my average consumption is just under 30mpg! Well, 30 on a run, about 27 around town! Obviouisly not good. Rough maths suggests that the trip computer is not too far off looking at the miles I've done...
  19. Just a note on oil consumption.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    When we got our 147 just over 2 years ago, despite a few cosmetic things the body and underneath were real sound. However the car had been neglected. The one item of neglect had been cam belt and more so, the oil had not been changed(as far as I could tell) since the last cam belt. When I did...
  20. Alfa Giulietta Multiair 1.4TB 170bhp consumption

    Alfa Romeo Cyprus Club
    Guys Hi I have my Giulietta for some years now. Fabulous car and I really enjoy having her. I mainly use her in town. The average consumption is @ 10 l/100km. I was wondering if this is normal since its beyond what the factory indicates. Thanks Savvas