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VW Passat Family (NMS and B7) TDIs (2012+) Discussion area for the 2012+ Passat TDI (North American and rest of world versions versions). The North American model was previously codenamed NMS (New Midsize Sedan) and the version the rest of the world gets is sometimes referred to as B7.

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Old March 24th, 2014, 12:51   #781
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averaged 54mpg driving to work over 65 miles one way. Had it on cruise control at 68mph.

Coming back home, same distance, stop and go traffic, computer showed 41.7mpg ... not bad considering its a DSG tranny with 17k miles on it.
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Old March 24th, 2014, 14:03   #782
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My computer read 50.1-50.3 on my trip. When I fueled up I did the math and it came out to 46.5mpg. I wonder if there is a way to adjust values in the MFI.


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Old March 24th, 2014, 14:08   #783
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I'm finding that my car is also VERY sensitive to temperature. Commuting (25 miles each way through mixed surburban traffic of highway and local roads) tanks have averaged as low as about 36 MPG in the coldest temps to as high as the mid-upper 40's in warmer temps.

Temps are warming up now. I'm sitting at almost 600 miles on this tank with a 1/4 tank left.
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Old March 24th, 2014, 14:51   #784
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My computer read 50.1-50.3 on my trip. When I fueled up I did the math and it came out to 46.5mpg. I wonder if there is a way to adjust values in the MFI.
Using the VCDS tool you can adjust your mph and mpg readings to be more accurate. The 'how to' is posted here somewhere, I just couldn't find it in a hurry.
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Old March 24th, 2014, 15:38   #785
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Using the VCDS tool you can adjust your mph and mpg readings to be more accurate. The 'how to' is posted here somewhere, I just couldn't find it in a hurry.

Thank you I will search. I do not currently own VCDS but I do plan to purchase it eventually.

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Old March 24th, 2014, 18:14   #786
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Thank you I will search. I do not currently own VCDS but I do plan to purchase it eventually.

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Come to the Impex GTG (see Eastern USA discussion forum) and we can adjust it for you. May 17th.
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Old March 26th, 2014, 18:03   #787
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I'm driving a '12 6SM-just turned 43k miles. Switched to Sunoco last fall from generic brand and MPG's went back to where it used to be. This winter, though MPG's have dropped I'm achieving 54-55 MPG Hwy but city MPG's dropped to the mid 30's from the usual high 30's- low 40's.


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Filled up yesterday, 886 miles/17.4 Gallons= 50.9 MPG
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Old April 19th, 2014, 19:02   #789
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Damn you get some good numbers. My best tank was my last at 45 and change.
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