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Buick V6 fuel economy

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Hey guys, just got back from a camping trip on which we took my mates VR Wagon down and was just wanting some comparisons on fuel economy stats. His is a Buick V6 Manual with an untouched motor.

He managed to get 650km out of 1 tank with 70% of the tank being used on the motorway, roughly 10.2L/100km.

How does that measure up to everybody elses experiences with the buick V6?
 

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Only a rough estimate, but I got around 630k's out of a tank in my VP driving home from a holiday in QLD. Fully loaded up plus mrs and 2 kids. Was happy with that for a $600 car that I've hardly had to touch except to service it.
 

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From The Mrs VR see gets roughly 650kms a tank and that consists of Freeway and a bit of start stop traffic. Highest i have seen it is 700 before the fuel light came on, What i hate is i Have a VX V6 and i can only get 700km to tank. VR- 63ltr tank, VX 75ltr. :-( lol
 

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just out of interest how much does it cost to fill the tank on a vr these days ,ive been on gas for ages and want to compare the cost of gas compared to petrol for a v6.
 

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about average.ive got 700km on highway only driving. dependson a few things?>head wind ,tail wind,tyers pumped up prop, the load your carry,the road serfice, heaps of veriables ...
Hey guys, just got back from a camping trip on which we took my mates VR Wagon down and was just wanting some comparisons on fuel economy stats. His is a Buick V6 Manual with an untouched motor.

He managed to get 650km out of 1 tank with 70% of the tank being used on the motorway, roughly 10.2L/100km.

How does that measure up to everybody elses experiences with the buick V6?
 

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No word of s lie I used 1/4 of a tank from rocky to brissy 740kms at 115km/h
 

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This is what they got when brand spanking new:
Fuel Urban (l/100km) 12.0 Fuel Extra Urban (l/100km) 7.6 Fuel Combined (l/100km) 9.2
So 10.2l/100km after 16 years ain't too bad.
 

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No word of s lie I used 1/4 of a tank from rocky to brissy 740kms at 115km/h
must of had a huge tail wind pushing you along lol :lock:
 

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