Volkswagen Arteon Forum banner
1 - 14 of 14 Posts

Registered
Joined
73 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Did a 500 km trip on the highway yesterday, with an average speed of 110 km/h (half the trip was with speeds of 120-125 km/h). Got 7.9 l/100 km (35.7 mpg) as a readout from the car.
Also did a readout of all driving we have done since we got the car (aprox 1000 km of mixed driving), and got 8.8 l/100 km (32 mpg).
This is with the 2.0 tsi 280 hp engine. Not too bad and happy with that. Not been driven hard though, so I think it is easy to see worse results 馃槈
 

Registered
Joined
208 Posts
It might be a good idea for you to keep a log on the MPG ratings you get, who knows maybe there's a real issue they have to resolve and the logs you keep could help warrant that.
 

Registered
Joined
73 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
I am on Car-Net with the Arteon, and it holds a log from the day I created the account. All trips are logged there.
 

Registered
Joined
3 Posts
1,197 miles driven since I picked up mine (2.0 TDI 190HP), and I'm getting 50.4 mpg, which I think is pretty good. Best I've seen is 60 mpg but that was on a long motorway trip.

Interestingly, I didn't order a diesel engine, (I chose the petrol 2.0 TSI 190HP). The factory got the order wrong. I didn't find out until the day of delivery!
 

Registered
Joined
14 Posts
1,197 miles driven since I picked up mine (2.0 TDI 190HP), and I'm getting 50.4 mpg, which I think is pretty good. Best I've seen is 60 mpg but that was on a long motorway trip.

Interestingly, I didn't order a diesel engine, (I chose the petrol 2.0 TSI 190HP). The factory got the order wrong. I didn't find out until the day of delivery!
My heart stopped for a minute when I saw your fuel consumption :surprise: until I re read your post with the TDI next to the 190HP. Having a TSi 190HP I thought I had been too lead footed :grin: I presume you have the DSG version and not the 6 speed gearbox if you chose a 2.0TSi 190HP? The diesel retail at 拢2500 more :surprise: That is some deal you have!
 

Registered
Joined
29 Posts
1,197 miles driven since I picked up mine (2.0 TDI 190HP), and I'm getting 50.4 mpg, which I think is pretty good. Best I've seen is 60 mpg but that was on a long motorway trip.

Interestingly, I didn't order a diesel engine, (I chose the petrol 2.0 TSI 190HP). The factory got the order wrong. I didn't find out until the day of delivery!
You're lucky to get one at all, mine has been stuck in the U.K. port longer than it took to build and deliver to the U.K. the dealer said it's a transport problem and is out of their hands.
 

Registered
Joined
29 Posts
At least yours has been build, and it鈥檚 in the port, for me they did not even process the order for 6 weeks already! When i aks the dealership they say that the factory was in shutdown, or they will process it very soon, etc,
 

Registered
Joined
10 Posts
Just over 4000km's traveled, average fuel consumption is 7.7l/100km's. I have the 280HP petrol engine with 20" wheels. Driving is a 50/50 mix of highway and heavy traffic.
 

Registered
Joined
13 Posts
Just over 4000km's traveled, average fuel consumption is 7.7l/100km's. I have the 280HP petrol engine with 20" wheels. Driving is a 50/50 mix of highway and heavy traffic.
I have a question on your 20" wheels. I know it is a bit off topic. I'm in the US waiting for the Arteon to become available and have been going research. Many of the reviewers seem to find fault with the Arteon ride quality when 20" tires are on the review cars.

Any input from a real world owner of the large, low profile tires?
 

Registered
Joined
73 Posts
Discussion Starter · #11 ·
I have the 20' on summer tires (19' on winter) and adaptive suspension. Ride comfort is great, and the only downside that I can think of is a little more road noise than what would have been with narrower tires - but only marginal.
The conditions of the roads were you are will be a factor though. However they are not great here were I live, and I still don't see any real downside with the 20'.
If maximum comfort is of high priority, 18' might be the way to go, but personally I find the ride with the 20' to be very good - and they look like a perfect match to such a large car.
 

Attachments

Registered
Joined
73 Posts
Discussion Starter · #12 ·
Had a nice drive on country roads last weekend going from Oslo to L忙rdal (over the mountain). Speed limit was 80 km/h most of the trip, and a mix of curvy roads, speed cameras and some trafic, made it a calm drive with lots of use of the ACC.
Distance was 290 km one way and the same on return. Display showed 0.62 l / 10 km both ways, which I think is very good with the 280 hp engine 馃檪
 

Registered
Joined
40 Posts
I've done around 2k in my 280 now and have been keeping watch on the fuel consumption .

Probably not the most scientific methods used but here are my observations so far.

City....8.87 liters per 100

City and Highway....7.7 liters per 100

Mostly Highway 鈥.. 6.5 liters per 100

I'm used to 20 liters per 100 with my last car so I'm real happy at the moment .
 

Registered
Joined
208 Posts
I realized that staying on top of maintenance and going as far as ensuring the paint finish is free of imperfections that allow air to glide on it rather than fight with it, actually helps.
Not only that but there are of course many other perks; better resale value, always having a presentable vehicle, etc.

It'll mean minute gains to MPG but IMO, every bit counts.
 
1 - 14 of 14 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top