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m623d said:
any ideas why my fuel consumption is so low?




Could be a number of things, lack of servicing, clogged air filter, low tyre pressures, incorrect fueling. Try a new air filter first. Some back street garages & even dealers don't bother changing stuff which should be changed at service intervals
to increase profits.

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I am getting 33.8 mpg overall, using Morrisons diesel @ £1.369 per litre. My driving is a mixture of 30mph zones and dual carriageway on my 13 mile journey to work most days.


My temperature reading sits exactly as per the picture, but takes a while to get there, so I may replace my thermostat at the next messing about with the car interval.
 

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JLB said:
m623d said:
any ideas why my fuel consumption is so low?


Could be a number of things, lack of servicing, clogged air filter, low tyre pressures, incorrect fueling. Try a new air filter first. Some back street garages & even dealers don't bother changing stuff which should be changed at service intervals
to increase profits.

John
Full service history, done 41k, already checked airfilter and tyres
 

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temp gauge exactly where it should be! Large diesel engine takes a while longer than petrol engines to warm up. Heater will be warm before your gauge makes a significant jump!! Typical Kia "me thinks"!
 
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