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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:22 pm 
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Hey ther...i just bought a AUII Fairmont Ghia 5 ltr.

Just wondering how good is it on fuel?

Ratio to kms would be good as well.

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:28 pm 
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I'd say around 12-13 litres per 100 km's around the city if not a tad more or less depending on your driving (or thrashing).

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:07 am 
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I've got an AUII LTD (185KW). It does 14-15L/100 around the city on Petrol. 9-10L/100 on the freeway.

I think the Ghia would be a little lighter, so you should do better around town than me.

 

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Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:27 am 
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Its going to be very heavy I'm sorry to say mate, 16 per 100 around suburbia and 10 on the highway. The manual is the box of choice for economy/performance.
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