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well i have just filled up the car after going to york and about town then home to north wales then drive up the 55 and back to get the dog, shopping round town and the usual i have managed 400 miles on 1 tank of fuel 398 to be precise . so how far has anyone else managed is this good or average.
 

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It's not bad.. :D I managed to reach on my v6 once but it was pretty much starting to cut out. My '45 does 400 miles more regularly but the fella is a 1.8.. :)

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My GTV used to regularly do from home to Aberystwyth and back on 1 tank, thats about 400 miles (plus a little bit of driving about when down there), the light would ping on when I was about a mile from home. That is alot of cruising at a reasonable high speed though which the she seems happiest at :thumbs:
 
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I've had about 450 from my old 156 but that was extremely gentle driving. The GTV is yet to crack the 300 mark
 

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I had 430 miles out of my 156 GTA. Leighton Buzzard -> York with cruise set to 77ish, driving around York for around 50 miles (mostly A-roads, not a lot of town), and then York -> Leighton Buzzard with cruise on except for the last 20 miles or so where I slowed down to about 60. Limped back in with the fuel light on, 34mpg average (thats what the book says it will do as well)
 

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Got/Get 400 miles on the JTS with normal driving, I reckon it would be good for 500 miles if pretty much all motorway crusing. Pushing on it drink a bit of fuel though.
 

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400 miles is the standard mileage I get out of my TS. Admittedly most of that is on dual carriageways.

To the OP, your thermostat might be up the spout - a duff one is a common cause of poor mpg on TS engines.
 

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I squeezed 269 out of a full tank a few weeks back :lol: nearly all motorway driving and the light came on when i was on the way back, not sure how much was left in there when i got home as the 'range' on the trip computer just showed ---- miles :lol:
 

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With our early 156 2L TS a bit under 400 miles is pretty normal, with short journies and using the revs. Taken it easy on the last tank and it has done 400 miles and is still showing about 1/4 of a tank left. I know taking it easy (70~75mph motorway cruising) it can do 37mpg, which using 60L of a tank of fuel would be just short of 490 miles on a tank.

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Hi

With our early 156 2L TS a bit under 400 miles is pretty normal, with short journies and using the revs. Taken it easy on the last tank and it has done 400 miles and is still showing about 1/4 of a tank left. I know taking it easy (70~75mph motorway cruising) it can do 37mpg, which using 60L of a tank of fuel would be just short of 490 miles on a tank.

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That's a good point does the 156 have a bigger or smaller tank than the Gtv?

I know I stick around 55-60 Litres in mine EVERY week :rant: :cry:
 

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I filled my Gta for the first time yesterday and the range said 647 miles. Think that's a tad optimistic. It must have got confused as it's never had that much in it and just had to give a best guess!

Good to know it's a 63 litre tank, I thought it was 60 litres and got 60.44 litres in, so thought my warning light might have been playing up.
 
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And which has the most paranoia inducing fuel gauge?

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Keith


Definitely the 156, The GTV gauge is up to the usual Alfa tricks but nowhere near to the extent the 156 used to try and play with me :lol:
 
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