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Old 20th February 2007, 16:37   #1
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Default Boyracer strecthes Lovely Lancer to 16.25KMPL

Yes that's wat came up on my calculater 5 times.

100Kms in the city with a/c on (avg speed around 40-50)
450kms on highway with 70-80kms city driving in bharuch & Baroda with a/c on (70-130)
84kms in the city with a/c on (40-50)

tyre pressure- 31 around
passengers - city-mostly 1 highway-4

petrol used- power premium

total fuel used- 39litres
total kms covered- 635

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Old 20th February 2007, 16:42   #3
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I use the nick on orkut. used it by mistake.
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Just wondering how much diffference (right or wrong) will be there between sfx with 14inchers and other lancers with 13-inchers.
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You mean with respect to mileage?

Well there will be a pretty big difference. One because they are only 175mm wide.

Secondly because of the speedo error. The difference between the GLXi with 175/80-13 and the sfxi with 185/60-14 is 5.3%.

Therefore if the SFXi covers a distance of 100kms the GLXi will be only 95kms. The sfxi will show a higher trip reading and consequently higher mileage than the GLXi.

I've still not done accurate calculations and this is of the top of my head so i may be off.
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Do we really need a separate thread for this???
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Do we really need a separate thread for this???
Hmmm.. there is a thread on the Baleno's accomplishments with respect to F.E. So I guess one that looks at the Lancer's doings is in order too.
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Another trip on the cards. With the new shoes. Am really excited on how it will perorm.
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update: The trip has been undertaken. The new tyres run lower distance by 3%. The new average was 16. coupled with 3% addition it makes 16.48. I wonder if the 10% increase in efficiency claim by michelin really works.

a surprise second trip was also made in the current week itself. This time though we replaced the fuel from HP power as always to reliance. The FE jumped to 17kmpl (inclusive of 3% distance addition). . The main reason for switching to reliance was the price difference in premium fuels of reliance and others and to test whether the quality is nice. I am impressed and would recommend using reliance.

note: NO different driver, driving style, road, speed, location has been involved in the two trips, hence the conclusion.

ON the trip I also got to see the chevy spark again. THings you get to see for being near car plants. LOL

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You dont have to compensate for the 3% for the different tyre size. This is actually the true kms. The older tyres were giving an error which would show higher kms run.

Nonetheless thats pretty good mileage. My highway mileage is 13kmpl max city is 9kmpl.

What rpm do you generally shift? I generally shift past 3000rpm.
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i used to get 15kmpl in delhi- noida traffic in my glxi lancer using regular fuel and stop and go rush hour traffic without ac so i guess on the highway at those speeds with ac and prmium gas and removing the speedo error the economy is no great feat ... just my opinion :FALME SUIT ON:
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You dont have to compensate for the 3% for the different tyre size. This is actually the true kms. The older tyres were giving an error which would show higher kms run.

Nonetheless thats pretty good mileage. My highway mileage is 13kmpl max city is 9kmpl.

What rpm do you generally shift? I generally shift past 3000rpm.
VID, the older tyres were company spec 14" MRF Zvts

I generally shift at 1400. Usually dont touch the clutch and drive in 4-5 even at 20-25. I force myself to not change the gears but then I dont let the engine knock and stall. Secondly I let my leg loose on the gas pedal until I feel the car is moving by itself. At 80kmph it just glides without any hiss or sound.


@whatcanthisbe: Isnt that a good mileage by your standards?

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