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    Posted: 02 Apr 2017 at 5:58pm
Just had my QQ serviced and there two recalls
1 A wheel bracket
2 Software update which I am told the oil consumption will improve and I may see better MPG
I was not sure if that would be true but it is by some 5 mpg

Anyone else experience this?
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I've just had mine done as well - plus those two recalls. The one is a replacement/additional clip on the brake hose to stop it bearing against the wheelarch liner - I think - and they didn't say what teh software update was for - however I had complained aboutt he fuel consumption - 33mpg. Too early to tell yet - just topped up.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote space1999 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Jun 2017 at 11:11pm
Right I can now confirm that I am getting about 40mpg over 36 miles on a roads and B roads.
Mixture of 30 40 and 60 speeds

I get about 25 to 30 miles extra a week and noticed I am filling up slightly later than normal.

Now I wonder why this was not done from the start?
Could have saved me a few £££!
On a sad note .... my QQ will be given back in October as I have just placed an order for .....


A Mercedes C Class for the same price I paid for y QQ in 2914!
It will be my second one but I still think the QQ has set the bar in Crossovers and it looks to get better


Bye bye all
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote speculatrix Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Jul 2017 at 10:22pm
improved mpg can also be explained by higher tyre pressure, my 2L TD QQ+2 drops from 44 to 41mpg if the tyre pressure falls from 33 to 30psi!


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