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Nice drive today, mixture of motorways and A roads and a couple of traffic jams with stop start switched off.

people thinking of avoiding such a car because of fuel economy fears, DONT! Driven gently following the gear change icons and sticking at 70 or under on the motorway will produce this! Quite pleased

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Of course the trip computer is not 100% accurate but it gives a good indication. Tipped over 1000 miles last weekend - took this earlier in the week. Trip 1 I haven't touched since I picked the car up.

The first 1000 miles have been a combination of all types of driving. Rural, urban, motorway, pleasure drive and commutes.

Fuel has been a combination of Shell 95 and Power. Haven't been driving particularly economical, just dropping into eco when in stop start traffic and motorway cruising. Driving has been mainly "normal" with a few blasts out for enjoyable drives on some cracking B roads.

On my 19 plate focus ST Line 155, I averaged 46.6 miles at just under 8000 mies (last trip reset) which included some long motorway driving. So considering I've been blasting around some B Roads and still getting 41 mpg, then that's pretty impressive.

Also looking at this picture makes me realise I need to give the inside a bit of a clean/dusting :p

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You drive a hell of a more sensible than me...! I don't think I'm up to 39mpg, was probably above that when I first got it, but it's dropped, currently around 38.8ish? I think. Around 7800 miles. Not that I bought it for economy anyway.... if I wanted economy, I'd have bought a petrol Golf I drove a few months ago.. did 300 motorway miles in that on around a third of a tank!
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You drive a hell of a more sensible than me...! I don't think I'm up to 39mpg, was probably above that when I first got it, but it's dropped, currently around 38.8ish? I think. Around 7800 miles. Not that I bought it for economy anyway.... if I wanted economy, I'd have bought a petrol Golf I drove a few months ago.. did 300 motorway miles in that on around a third of a tank!
I think it's mainly to do with my daily commute. The roads are fairly clear for me these days (since people started working from home) and I know how to time my drive to get through the lights on 20 & 30mph roads so I take it nice and steady and then a little motorway blast.

The next time i'm out for a fun drive, I'll see what it comes back as
Also looking at this picture makes me realise I need to give the inside a bit of a clean/dusting :p

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Coincidentally mine's reading the same at the mo. About what I expected at this stage, might get a bit more once it's loosened up!
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Further to above post, just filled up again this morning and true mpg (by the "brim to brim" method) was 40.8. The trip at that point was reading 41.4 so unusually accurate in my experience - I've found them up to 10% out in previous cars.
Today's MPG return of 49.8 on a trip to the beach.

Long term average is only 40.3 though. Mixed B roads and dualer.

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Mostly short, town driving. There was still another 30 miles left in the tank.
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