Is it feasible to use a Polo GTI+ on a 70 mile daily commute?

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Re: Is it feasible to use a Polo GTI+ on a 70 mile daily commute?

Post by peeceeuk »

Just did usual 70 mile round trip.
Noted consumption on return leg while keeping to speed limit.
50 for a long portion, 70 the rest, got 54mpg.
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Re: Is it feasible to use a Polo GTI+ on a 70 mile daily commute?

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Posted in the wrong group, here is my consumption for today, not bad.

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Re: Is it feasible to use a Polo GTI+ on a 70 mile daily commute?

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roywolfey wrote:Today’s commute, mostly motorway, M4 restricted to 50mph, some stop start traffic, some free flowing motorway. Journey could be done in just over an hour if there was no traffic.
Fair play, Not bad at all!


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Re: Is it feasible to use a Polo GTI+ on a 70 mile daily commute?

Post by gegege »

Hello,

1.Just return from a 75 Km highway drive with my polo GTI 2019 at constant speed of 96 KPH (60 MPH).
Got 19 KM per Liter (53 MPG).
2. On the same road but driving at 110 KPH ( 68 MPH) I got 16 KPL ( 45MPG ).

Not bad at all.
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Re: Is it feasible to use a Polo GTI+ on a 70 mile daily commute?

Post by monkeyhanger »

gegege wrote: Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:05 am Hello,

1.Just return from a 75 Km highway drive with my polo GTI 2019 at constant speed of 96 KPH (60 MPH).
Got 19 KM per Liter (53 MPG).
2. On the same road but driving at 110 KPH ( 68 MPH) I got 16 KPL ( 45MPG ).

Not bad at all.
That kind of corresponds with what I've had for 50+ mile journeys. When maintaining 75-80mph on the motorway, I see about 46mpg and when maintaining 65-70mph, it's more like 53mpg.
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