Pot...Kettle ! Wow unbelievableED209 said:beckfordboy said:ED209 said:beckfordboy said:Why are people complaining about the MPG? if we can't afford to run top end 4x4s DON'T buy them.
What a terrible elitist attitude to have.
I wouldnt really class the evoque as a top end 4x4 either.
I can afford to run it easily, i have no finance on the car, it's all mine however if the combined figure for fuel economy was 30mpg I wouldnt have bought it, the combined figure was 49.6 and i would expect to get within about 10% of this. At the minute i struggle to get within 30% of the published figures.
I couldn't careless how you funded your car.
But you clearly do as you said that we shouldnt buy them if we cant afford to run them. To be fair your attitude stinks.
and over 3 years thats nearly £2000, not really a small amount of money is it?Bodlyfunctions said:Alas, the additional cost is a bit more than that. I was surprised when I calculated it.
Based on 16k miles p.a., and diesel cost of £1.45 per litre the difference in the cost of fuel for the year between 35mpg and 45mpg is £658.30
I think you are missing the point, nobody expects the evoque to average 70 mpg like a small eco car.brinv8 said:Land/Range Rover - equals - Economy
No I don't think so.
Recent history of the marque, is showing increased MPG with every new model, and there is no doubt that the Evoque is better than the rest, as it should be. But one has to be realistic, it's a SUV not a thrifty little town car. Two completely different type of vehicle, If you want economy then buy a more suitable vehicle.
I completely agree and feel really misled my Land Rover.Wagamum said:Picked up my car last week and have been keeping a close eye on the MPG.
Did 68-70 mph all the 25 motorway miles to work and achieved 38MPG.
Tried going around80 today to see what happenedand achieved only 33MPG. This was even with lots of "careful" driving andcoasting downhill etc
Am really disappointed as I bought this car with the expectation that I'd begetting closer to the published MPG - I'm not even getting the published"urban" level of 42 let alone the extra urban level of 54 and all I do is careful motorway driving!!
In a perfect world driving under these conditions Im sure I could achieve near the official figures.Bodlyfunctions said:it does. 42+ if you only drive on flat, straight dual carriageways without wind or traffic. its a lovely drive...