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    How far would you get on £70 petrol in a 13 yr old car at fuel 142.2?
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    I have got a 7yr old car which is a 2.0l diesel and at the current rate costs about £70 to fill up, will do in excess if 520miles on the motorway at about 49mpg but this will be considerablly lower when driving in the city, traffic etc

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    (Original post by King786)
    I have got a 7yr old car which is a 2.0l diesel and at the current rate costs about £70 to fill up, will do in excess if 520miles on the motorway at about 49mpg but this will be considerablly lower when driving in the city, traffic etc

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    I got 300 miles , mostly urban driving, some tiny rare short motorway trips as well
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    Around 130 miles.
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    250-280 miles if i'm lucky probably. 2.8 straight six, 1997 with 136k miles. It'll do around 25mpg. The question is too broad though, a 13 year old 1.3 will eat much less than a 13 year old Mitsubishi Evo turbo for instance.
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    400-450 miles on my 1 years old 1.2l Micra, depending on what road conditions. If its dual carriage ways and motorways, I could get about 45-50MPG. If its urban driving, then probably about 35MPG.

    Edit: you need to let us know what engine size you running and what fuel you're sipping, and road conditions. As others have noted, question is too broad.
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    Depends. If you want to fill up a Smart car with £70 of petrol it'd probably go quite far. If you tried to fill up a Range Rover with £70 of petrol I imagine you wouldn't go very far at all.
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    It'd probably be enough to burn down the house of this chap i dont like but wontknow till ive tried it...:rolleyes:
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    260 miles.

    Why? Well, my tank would have filled up after 45 quids worth at our rates (expensive fuel yours however...)
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    400 miles in my 1.6 Astra.
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    About 400 motorway miles in my '94 1.4 Golf. Around 300 miles around town. Trading up to a 1.9TD sometime soon - cannot wait.
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    Totally depends on what car it is, and what sort of driving you do!

    My BMW 328i costs around £80 to fill up, and that will get me 400 - 450 miles depending on how hard I push the car. I would expect £70 worth at that price to get me around 350 miles with normal A road driving.

    If I am doing a lot of town driving, or pushing the car harder that will drop to around 300 miles or so.
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    Well my dad topped up my car last time. 1.2l corsa and a full tank costs £50 according to him. Anyway, since he's topped it up I've done about 200+ miles and it's halfway. I don't do a lot of motorway driving but I do a fair amount.


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    I have a 13 year old 1.8 Toyota Celica and given that £70 at 142.2 is just short of 50 litres and my tank is 55 litres. If I chose a cheaper garage I would be able to fill it.

    From a full tank I get something in the region 350-400 miles from a tank dependant on how it's driven of course


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    About 400 miles in a 11 year old 1.2 Clio, 85% motorway driving.
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    Depends, urban driving.... Maybe 350-400 miles.
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    Filled up 1.4 Corsa, £62, went 240 miles. Very heavy footed too.

    But JC said 130 miles, so you can clealry see it depends on the car
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    £45 gets me 320 miles... So just under 500 miles for £70. That's for a 2012 polo.
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    I have had my Fiat Seicento sporting since new 13 years ago. Fuel consumption seems to have gone down to 44 mpg now (was 48) so I would expect about 475 miles on £70. Probably as I am only doing short journeys at the moment
    It will have a new MOT tomorrow, when a tyre is fitted. Very little has gone wrong in 88,000 miles. I want to take it to over 100k before it retires.
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    Fiat Punto, 2001 - does 120 miles on £20 so probably about 420 miles? Mixed driving.
 
 
 
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