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Old 16-04-2008   #1
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100HP Owners Please Read!

Hi all

I'm looking at getting a 100HP as a runaround.

But ive got a cpl of questions....

Fuel economy? Whats the truth? Heard lots of different things here!

Accesories? Whats available and what would you recomend? Any tuning/styling upgrades for example

Is the SkyDome worth it?

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Re: 100HP Owners Please Read!

Most people seem to manage between 32 and 40mpg out of a 100hp so between 220 and 300 miles a tank, I'd recommend you have a go in one if you haven't as a personal opinion I know others will disagree but I think the ride is a bit hard to be used as an everyday commuter car, but depends what your going to be using it for, i decided no because i do more miles a week than its tank will hold on undulating and poor quality roads. However if your buying it as a purely fun car they seem very cool most mods on 100hps seem top be along the lines of GSR induction and remap, some have played with the suspension as well.
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High 30's for economy and that's a mix of urban(70%) rural(30%).If you can keep it to 55-60MPH on the motorway the computer says it does about 55mpg

I've not gone the mod route but the induction kit and re-map sound as though they are quite good if a bit noisier
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I've had mine a shade over 4 weeks and in the 2300 miles () I've covered, I've averaged 34.8mpg which is predominantly fast A and B roads and the occasional bit of town driving. The economy seems to be improving as the miles pile on though and my last tank was 37.4mpg, despite the car getting a bit of a hammering.

Mine's used as an every day car (sport mode only!) and I also chauffeur my two and a half year old daughter around in it and she loves it

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Ok well thats good to hear! Im selling a Range Rover so its gonna be a tight squeeze at first lol but it'll beat the 21mpg ive been getting. Btw ive actually bought a Black one now. Got it brand spanking for 8300 so im pretty chuffed with that! Should pick it up the next few days.

Has anyone on here gone the lowered/cams/remap route?
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Check out the Panda forum - couple of people have gone down the mod route

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Welcome to the forum, and congrats on your 100hp, 8300's a good price - I'm sure you'll love it.

I've done about 500miles in mine now and got about 37mpg on average. No mods yet, although I think i might head down the route of new speakers/head unit before long as it seems to be the weakest link in an otherwise brilliant little car.
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welcome to the forum and congrats on your purchase, the only person I know with suspension mods is stu, we're waiting to hear the outcome of the test on his car
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I generally only drive round town. I like to drive quickly pretty much all of the time unless I'm stuck in traffic. But 99.9% of the time there is no traffic in MK.
My dash was displaying 31.3mpg the other day
My boyf took it on a 120 mile round trip (motorway) on both weds and thurs and the average went up to 31.9mpg.
As long as it stays above 30mpg I'll be happy.
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Thats great folks thanks! Cant wait to get it now!!!!!!!!
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Never mind the fuel consumption......just remember the Panda has a tiny tank....so you will seem to spend a lot more time at the petrol filling station....it's just that that you hardly seem to put much in each time.

In fact stuff the fuel economy.....you're only here once....buy with your heart rather than your head.
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Quote Originally Posted by hpScot View Post
Never mind the fuel consumption......just remember the Panda has a tiny tank....so you will seem to spend a lot more time at the petrol filling station....it's just that that you hardly seem to put much in each time.

In fact stuff the fuel economy.....you're only here once....buy with your heart rather than your head.
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hey!!
another shrewsbury 100hp owner!!!!??
I'm yet to pass one!!!
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Quote Originally Posted by talk_scientist View Post
hey!!
another shrewsbury 100hp owner!!!!??
I'm yet to pass one!!!
Hi! Where so you live? What colour???????

Dont say Sundorne Grove and Black cos that would be weeeeeeird lol
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