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    Question Mpg help needed

    hi all when i bought my sxi 53 reg i filed it up and to the full tank i got just under 400 miles a few weeks later done the same but this time only got 350 and again done the same a week ago and I'm now only getting nearly 300 miles is there anything wrong with the car i don't drive fast (much) is there anything i can check or something i can do to help this thanx

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    when was the last time it was serviced??may be due

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    i bought it from evan halshaw, and they just done one. it has an unbelivable history 6 in its life time and only covered under 39000

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    can make a massive difference if your stopping and starting all the time to if your on a bit of a run m8

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    but a 100 mile less in 3 month thats a bit hard to take, i might take it to the garage see what they say

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    yeh that is a fair bit different m8 i can get an extra 50 miles to a tank if i use the dual carriageways more often in my gsi tho

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    I don't go by the gauge anymore, on my Astra the flashing fuel warning light will come on at around 330miles but can go on to 400miles. It's absolutely ridiculous.
    Silver 2008 Astra SXi 1.7CDTi 100

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    My SRI estate mk5 did 370 on a absolute full tank the light started to flash at 365 and at 370 I was pushing the car off the m11 didnt give much warning that looks like 32.4 mpg that aint any good

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    when i bought it the dealer said and showed me on the site what you get with this car and it was 40 mpg is this right and how would i find out what i should be getting with the astra

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    Mine,s auto and im getting 26 around town ans 32 on a run I sold a 05 volvo v70 to get the astra and that was doing 32 and 38

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