Car: i-DTEC, 2013, black
Join Date: 2nd December 2013
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MikeF's 1.6 i-DTEC
8000 kilometers done now and time to tell my experiences.
(And sorry, I am not mainly using imperial units. Models are maybe different to British models too.)
Bought it mainly because of a great engine. Japanese brand names haven't got any good diesels, this should be. More comfortable than models before. I believe stories, although I don't have no experiences (Civic) before that. I have not been any Honda Fan before. Have not hated it too, it has been like non-existent to me. Pricing is more affordable than it was earlier.
Fuel efficiency is good, excellent in cities. It's fantastic how low it can be (city). Road consumption is poorer compared to city. I have to admit we don't have any "Real Cities" this area. No London, not even Manchester (You've got it, right?).
Fuel now 4,3 litres per 100 kms (66 mpg). Tank to tank, meter lies 0,5 litres. For my disappointment it's going up now on winter time. I believed it will go down because of lower speeds.
Reasons for this? Tyres Michelin (summer) Continental (winter)? More using of head lights instead of LEDs? These should not do it, but I don't have other ideas. Weather has not been cold at all (for our weather.)
To be continued...