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Ok i have good news. We have been to york today and lo and behold. 36.1 mpg was acheived. I did use cruise control on some bits of the motorway. Am going down to redhill next week so i will see how the QQ performes on a 450 mile round trip.

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Ok been down to Redhill and back from Manchester doing motorway speed. God don,t some ppl drive fast . Anyway i used the 70mph speed indicated on my tom tom.I used the cruise control when i could but it can be difficult sometimes when there is a build up of traffic. Managed to acheive 39.8 mpg which i think is good.

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How many members with CVT Autos have used the manual change and how does it affect MPG?

I would also like to know if selecting a low gear has a breaking effect when going down steep hills.

The CVT gives a considerable downhill breaking effect in 'auto' just by taking your foot off the gas. Doesn't run away with you like a regular auto. It's very hilly where I live and also at the weekend we were around Shaftesbury in Dorset where that little lad pushed his Hovis bike up that hill in the TV advert. The CVT copes very well with minimal braking on the down bits.

EDIT: sorry - to answer your question - I very rarely use the 'manual mode' but I guess there would be an impact on mpg and emissions considering that Nissan claim the CVT is cleaner and leaner than the manual.

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I nomally get 31-33 mpg from my 2.0 which is typical urban driving of about 10 miles to work. Recently I made a long trip up north. Since I had all day, I decided to go easy on the pedal. I generally went with whatever speed the left lane of the motorway was doing, usually between 60 and 70. No rapid accelerating. Pretty gobsmacked at turning out 45mpg average over the journey.

Of course, coming home is different. Same journey in reverse, similar traffic conditions. But keen to get home and see the family, more time spent in the outside lane and harder acceleration. Down to 36 mpg.

All figures as quoted by speedo and computer! But seemed to be supported by the petrol guage!

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I have to say the poor MPG aprox 28 mpg is killing me now Im not working.

What i would give for a smart car, but I wont be giving it back to Motablity because I still love it. .

Note to self;- buy a flat cap and pretend everyday is a sunday.

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But Yes I will get Another One Day.

its not a permanent 4x4 davelincs, its Nissan all-mode technology 3 positions you can chose only front wheel drive, auto (car does it all and if necessary will bring in all 4 wheels) and you can block it on 4x4 which is only for off road low speed. Tell you more when I get it

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The 4x4 is very good especially over the bad winter we had. You can set it auto of full 4wd or just have it in normal 2wd

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Ok So I have now plunged myself into a discrimianatory title "Petrol Head", but it's true .

Picked up Baby Bloo on Tuesday and did 50 miles mixed motoray and country lanes 36.2 mpg.

On Sunday I took the A roads to Shrewsbury and motorway back 39.6 mpg. This run was mostly using cruise control at 70 on the motorway and 60 on the A Roads. The 2.0 Litre engine and the CVT plus Cruise Control is just a dream.

Combined average around 36.1 and Nissan say 35.3. Please tell me what I am doing wrong.

What you have done wrong is buy a petrol! My QQ is my very first diesel. At the moment I'm on 306 Miles and used half a tank! 2.0 DCI! I've nearly forgot where my local garage is!

I always keep mine on average as I reckon that is the most meaningful guide to consumption. However, by pushing the knob by mistake instead of twidling it for the menu, I managed to delete my 30.4 overall average after 2000 miles (mixed driving).

As I was in motorway services I let it create a new average over the 42 miles left - all motorway/dual carriageway and I tried to stick to 60-70 on the speedo (55-65 in real life) - just to see. It read 41 mpg . Not bad for what is the heaviest and potentially juiciest animal on the forum (and the car).

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