FUEL ECONOMY on the paj with the LR tank

Submitted: Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:21
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OK guy's soon i'm a little illerate please work this out for me' i just pushed the paj to the limit fuel wise with 147 litre's on board or a little bit more as i filled it till i could'nt fill it no more in it 'iv'e just done 970 KS on 133 LTRS with the petrol price at 97.5 . so can same one tell me how many ltrs i used per 100 ks all this driving has been done around town ' is this good or bad for a 3ltr engine . the fuel light was on and of for the last 20ks of that 970 ,Id be happyier if i could get a 1000 ks out of a tank cheer's GREENDOG
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Reply By: Frank - Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:40

Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:40
About 13.7L per 100..................I think?
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Reply By: paj - Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:46

Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:46
I have a 91 NG with the 3 ltr V6 and get about 14 l/100km around town and 13 l/100km on the road depending on the load. Towing our Jayco Dove at 100kmh drops it to about 15.5.


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Reply By: Kumanara (SA) - Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:50

Thursday, Jan 27, 2005 at 22:50
It does work out to 13.7 litres / 100 kms.

Easy to work out. Divide the lites used by the kilometres travelled and then multiply by 100
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Reply By: REX.....(Adelaide) - Friday, Jan 28, 2005 at 08:07

Friday, Jan 28, 2005 at 08:07
i have a 91 paj turbo dsl with a 145 lt tank i get around 1,270 ks out of my tank to dead empty on an average of 1200 ks so thats around 12.08 pre 100ks

100 x 145ltrs devided by how many ks you have traveled = ltrs per 100 ks
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Reply By: Wayne (NSW) - Friday, Jan 28, 2005 at 09:11

Friday, Jan 28, 2005 at 09:11

13lt per 100k is not that bad. In the old money 10lt per100k is about 30mpg.

I get 15lt per100k out of the "office block" aka Troppie, which is not that bad, about 3ton and doesn't slip through the air like a Pajero. The other vehicle in my life is a Mazda 323 and it gets about 8lt per 100k.

To get a bit more range out of the tank, try to drop the speed that you are going. Sitting on 105kph or more will drop the fuel gauge real quick, sit on 95/100kph and you will get a better return.

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Reply By: MrBitchi - Friday, Jan 28, 2005 at 09:38

Friday, Jan 28, 2005 at 09:38
13.7 Lt/100Ks around town is pretty good for a Paj 3Lt.
On the open road you'll easy get over 1000ks from a tank as you'll get better economy on a long run.

Cheers, John.
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