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I've just made 1000 miles and.......

....... this week my average MPG has gone from 47.4 to 49.8 even though done the same journeys and same driving style (and even had rear demister on this week)! Is there something about 1000 miles that's special??!? LOL
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I was quite shocked to see 1000 miles after just 3 weeks ...but just goes to show i love driving it
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....... this week my average MPG has gone from 47.4 to 49.8 even though done the same journeys and same driving style (and even had rear demister on this week)! Is there something about 1000 miles that's special??!? LOL


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Don't understand! Posted on forum that radio ALWAYS came on when switching ignition on, despite manually turning off as suggested by NP.
This morning, went to get car out of garage, switched on ignition and, lo & behold, the radio stayed off.

The display remained blank, just as I have been wanting it to since the car was new. I haven't done anything different so I'm at a loss to know what has changed. The car has now done 1008 miles but I can't believe that the radio is programmed to disobey you until you have done over 1000 miles.

I'll check it again tonight but to me this is a mystery that might never be solved.
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....... this week my average MPG has gone from 47.4 to 49.8 even though done the same journeys and same driving style (and even had rear demister on this week)! Is there something about 1000 miles that's special??!? LOL

Your engines loosening up a bit, so will use less fuel.
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and the average is 50.2 today lol. It's really loosening now ha ha. I'm starting to drive it harder too, less like an OAP and more like I used to drive my seicento and panda so that might be bedding it in a bit more?
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