conqueror 490 2011 model

Submitted: Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 17:51
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Just trying to find any owners to get an opinion of the 490. Mine is hooked up to a 200 series cruiser . With all our gear and 4 bods were at 5.2 t all iup ,so interested in what others are getting in fuel consumption. Thinking of heading up to alice and over to Birdsville soon. @00 has 270 lt fuel tank. Any comments would be great positive or negative . Ta

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Reply By: Member - Captain (WA) - Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 20:14

Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 20:14
Hi Stephen,

I have a 200 towing a Quantum, slightly larger than a 490 and weighing in at ~2T. I average 18L/100km at a steady 100 km/hr, but will get to 20 L/100km if small hills or a headwind. And if really hilly, will easily hit 24 l/100km, but thats still at a steady 100 km/hr regardless of hill size - gotta luv that twin turbo V8 :)

Cheers

Captain
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Reply By: stephen l3 - Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 22:30

Saturday, Jun 16, 2012 at 22:30
THanks for that info. JUst came back from Barrington Tops NSw, very hilly up there averaged 24.5lts per 100kms so its about right compared with your setup. Hows the Quantum?

Cheers Steve
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Follow Up By: Member - Captain (WA) - Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 10:37

Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 10:37
Hi Steve,

I have found the Quantum to be the perfect compromise camper for us as a family of 4. It has the right combination of size, weight, true off-road ability, creature comforts and ease of setup that suits us perfectly. All campers are compromises but this one has the right balance IMHO, especially when paired up with a 200 :)

Cheers

Captain
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