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Fuel consumptions of a 1999 Polo Classic 1.6L manual petrol

volkswagen polo classic 1.6 1999 fuel consumption data petrol
VW 1999 Polo Classic 1.6 Manual Petrol fuel consumption data
For all those who want to know what fuel consumption a 1999 VW Polo Classic sedan will give can get the real info here.  Most driving was done on 70% highway and suburban traffic. None was done in city driving or peak traffic time.  The car was never pushed above 120 km/h or 75 mph on the highway, actually, most driving was done at 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph).

So far the average fuel consumption for the Polo Classic 1.6 is 8.6 L/100 km or 27.35 mpg (US) and 32.85 mpg (UK). Which considering the car is 18 years old quite good.

It hope this will help a lot of buyers considering an old car like this. We all worry about fuel consumption and anything above 10 L/100km or below 22 mpg(US) or 28 mpg (UK) is considered high.  I must say I was quite surprised how low it was, especially the mileage done. The car does use some oil, but not a lot. We have to add about 500 ml every 4 months.


Date Odo reading Trip Fuel added Fuel consumption
2017-08-08 236,854 km 496.1 km 39.165 L 8.2 L/100km
2017-08-20 237,255 km 401.0 km 37.505 L 9.35 L/100km
2017-08-27 237,600 km 385.0 km 31.740 L 8.24 L/100km
2017-09-04 238,057 km 457.0 km 35.650 L 7.80 L/100km
2017-09-10 238,457 km 400.0 km 32.25 L 8.91 L/100km
2017-09-19 238,842 km 385.0 km 47.74 L 12.4 L/100km
2017-09-29 239,343 km 501.0 km 38.50 L 7.68 L/100km

More fuel data for the Polo Classic 1.6 manual petrol will be added as we go on. 

I you have any experience on your vehicles fuel consumption please lets share.

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