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V6 economy and V8

Discussion in 'General' started by 383Torry, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. 383Torry

    383Torry Guest

    Hi guys, brand new to the forum,
    But.... heres my question to all models of Commo's
    What is the average k's per 100kms you get in your car Un-modified or if you have mods list also please.
    Missus is fighting me on v6 and I want v8 and economy is the argument.
    Thanks :wax:
     
  2. minux

    minux Infidel Bear

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    I am getting 9.6l per 100km average over last 3 weeks. I drive from one side of geelong, to yarraville in melbourne. If i didnt have to drive through the city it would be even less. I have had exhaust and tune to the LS1. I don't know anyone in a 6 that is getting the same economy, one of the guys at work can't get below 11 in his 6 and he is mainly on the highway. It is all in how the car is driven, the 8 is just as good as the 6, until you start getting heavy footed
     
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    Troy711 Retired Old Fart Staff Member

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    between 11 and 13 around town in a V6
     
  4. Andre's SS

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    VZ SS manual 5.7ltr 13.8 all round driving .Eh so im heavy footed :)
     
  5. 383Torry

    383Torry Guest

    1 other thing... whats your tank size?
     
  6. Troy711

    Troy711 Retired Old Fart Staff Member

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    apparently it is 75L... but some argue the VZ tanks is only 60 :p
     
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    Vt is said to be 75, but when i had it cleaned, i put 5 litres in to get to the servo, would only take another 61...that 9 litres could get me another 9 km's!
     
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    Im getting 9lt/100km 60% highway 40% city on E10 in a S1 VN auto with cat back exhaust, VR memcal, VR injectors, VR coilpacks. Ive heard that fuel economy is best with the auto commodores if you dont go above 2000rpm which I would have to agree with. Those figures are what I get if I drive below 2000rpm.
     
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    Minux wouldn't that extra 9 litres get you approx. another 93.75km's seeing your fuel consumption is 9.6 Litres per 100km's ?:whistling
     
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    i get bout 16L/100km with a VS v6 auto. but iv got the condition known as lead foot.
     
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    lol i just read that and thought do'h im going to cop it now :p
     
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    I'm getting 16l/100km or worse in my S1 VN V6 auto. It's depressing watching the fuel gauge drop!
     
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    Im getting 17.8 around town im my VY SS.
    On the highway I get 11.6 at 110kmh up to 14.8 at 150kmh.
    Once you go over 170 it goes up to 16.5.
     
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    I am getting around 9.8-10.2L/100km out of my VR V6 5speed daily driver.
    So far the figures are for around town driving, I havent had the opportunity to take it on a good run up the freeway yet.

    The car is pretty well stock except for 65mm throttle body, cat back exhaust. I do give it the occasional squirt but I have been trying to drive it easy with fuel consumption in mind.

    cheers
    Scott
     
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    Bog Standard VY Series II SV8 - Averages out about 13.5l/100km driving to and from work along the Monash Fwy on the cusp of peak-hour traffic.
    Open road - under 10l/100km.
     
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    i usually get about 16-16.5, getting my exhaust fitted today and having a dyno tune done(the whole shabang) so i'll see if it makes it any better, i'll post up the resaults up next week once i've gone through a full tank.

    btw. i have a vt calais 5L

    edit* 16-16.5 city, when i went from brisbane to the sunny coast 3 times in 1 day using cruise control it dropped all they way down to 11.2L/100km.
     

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