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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-01-2017, 02:59 Thread Starter
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How many miles can you get on a full tank?

I'm looking to buy a new MG3 and was wondering how many miles you can get out of a full tank to when the fuel light comes on. Thanks!
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I recently did 389 miles from a full tank with 60 miles still left in the tank. Hope this helps. 389+60= 349 miles for a 45 litre tank full of fuel. According to my trip computer i averaged 48.9 miles per gallon.

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I recently did 389 miles from a full tank with 60 miles still left in the tank. Hope this helps.
That is quite meaningless to anyone. How many litres did it take to fill the tank? What was the actual MPG figure? What size is the fuel tank?

389 miles on a small amount of fuel would be very very good, but the same 389 miles on a much larger tank would be much much poorer.
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That is quite meaningless to anyone. How many litres did it take to fill the tank? What was the actual MPG figure? What size is the fuel tank?
Meaningless to you but the OP's question was "how many miles can you get on a full tank"
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Yeah thanks for your reply, and I did indeed want to know how many miles could be done on a FULL TANK of fuel. Of course it depends on driving style and type of journey but 400+ sounds pretty decent to me. And I understand the MG3's fuel tank is 45 litres.
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Yes I get that, but if people are looking to see what they are like economy wise, elaborating a bit on it would be helpful for them. I get between 400-450 miles out of a tankful of diesel in my Focus but it works out on average between 42-47mpg for a diesel it's not great. I could probably get near enough the lower figure out of an MG3. The post wasn't meant as a dig more a suggestion of going into more detail, but I possibly could have worded it better.

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But it wasn't mpg I was interested in as I can find that out anywhere - official or unofficial. But specifically info on miles to a full tank for an MG3 is harder to come by, to which the previous poster gave me an answer!
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I averaged 48.9 miles per gallon, for the 389 miles journey. see my original post which i have now edited.

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I averaged 48.9 miles per gallon, for the 389 miles journey. see my original post which i have now edited.
Christ that's not bloody bad at all. My Focus 55 plate 110bhp diesel only averages 42-49mpg actually depending on how often it does DPF regeneration. 48mpg I pretty impressive I think.
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I fill up once a week and its usually 380-420 miles to a tank, around 44mpg. Ive yet to see 500 to a tank although I have done 475 miles once and there was a few litres left in the there.
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A mate of mine has a 3 that does 80% of its journeys on the M6 doing 50mph and the remaining 20% being driven like Miss Daisy. I'll find out what he gets tto a tank - I'll wager it will beat whatever anyone else achieves!

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