Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle – better economy already

I'll be taking a few more trips to Newcastle over the new few months. My father is recovering well and we're helping him with a few jobs around the house. So there's a few chances to baseline the fuel consumption under fairly arduous conditions. Parameters: Tyres at 45psi Lower grill fully blocked Full tank of … Continue reading Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle – better economy already

Latest fill-up – 4.56l/100km

Fuel consumption settled on 4.56L/100 km.  Quite pleasing given the circumstances.Pros: warmer weather, grill blocking (for the last 150 km) and generally smooth driving helped provide a reasonable result.Cons: mornings are still very cold and my wife drove about a ¼ of the distance.  Her approach to acceleration is fairly brutal.  This is not always a … Continue reading Latest fill-up – 4.56l/100km