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My mini clubman automatic 09 only gets 30 mpg which I feel

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My mini clubman automatic 09 only gets 30 mpg which I feel is terrible. Is this "normal" or could there be something wrong?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Is the check engine light ON when the engine is running ,

what was the MPG before .

Is this mix driving or just motorway or City driving .

Greg
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Engine light is not on. It has always been about 30 mpg but today i made a real test with a full tank and it was even less. This is mixed driving.
Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi Catharina.

Which engine do you have fitted, and what milage do you now have , Are you still using the same petrol station .or was it always mixed stations

When was the last engine service, Plugs wires etc.

Greg.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
1.6 petrol engine. Mileage just under 23000 and I use many sifferent filling stations. My car just had a full servixe at main mini dealer and i have told them many times about the high fuel consumption but they say this is normal.
Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi Catarina .

Well according to the MPG list your MPG is about right .

graphic

You can check this here yourself .

Please click here

Here is a MPG sheet for you to check this out 100% as you have to get an avarage .

Please click here use this data sheet to calculate your milage ,you will like this sheet .download it now as will be removed soon .

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Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi Catharina .

Please do the checks and get back to me if you do find the MPG is bad .

Thank you very much for the accept, and if you need further assistance there is no extra charge if you come back to this page .

Kindest regards Greg
Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Thanks Greg. It seems that there's nothing to do but change the car if I want to get better mpg but your chart helped me to know that there's nothing actually wrong with my car but under 30 mpg is awfu for such a small car.

Expert:  Greg replied 4 years ago.
Hi

Yes this is true Catharina ,but a very reliable nice little car .
And has been rated very high against its counter parts .

Thanks Catharina for the accept and wish you a great week ,need anything like advise on getting another car ,just let us know here at JA, .

Use the link i gave you to check any future car you are interested in to check the
MPG.

And the second link to keep taps on your MPG usage .

Kindest regards Greg