75kW 2.5 D4D 4x2 fuel consumption?

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IndianaJones7746
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Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:35 pm

Hi

I'm looking into buying a used workhorse bakkie, but can't find any road test on a 4x2 75kW 2.5 D4D single cab bakkie. Regular or Raised body.

Anyone care to share some fuel consumption figures?

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jacques kotze
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Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:55 am

Hi Ben, I had the 2,5 4x4 single cab for 7 years, fuel consumption was about 7.8-9.5km/l and 6-7 km/l when using 4x4 low range. I heard from a lot of people who said they got 10-12 km/l, but that is just hearsay.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:33 pm

Ben,

I had a '09 2.5 Raised body. It gave me 11 - 12km/l on the open road at 125km/h.

I never tested it in town, but was able to do over 700km on a tank of fuel.

IndianaJones7746
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Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:32 pm

Thanks for the feedback guys.

Not that the consumption is bad, I had thought it would be slightly better.

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Johan Kriel
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Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:41 am

I got about 10 km/l with the 2.5 SRX 4x4
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Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:11 pm

jacques kotze wrote:Hi Ben, I had the 2,5 4x4 single cab for 7 years, fuel consumption was about 7.8-9.5km/l and 6-7 km/l when using 4x4 low range. I heard from a lot of people who said they got 10-12 km/l, but that is just hearsay.
my experience as well

getting just better than 9km/l after the intercooler and chip was fitted


but I had a HIGH canopy from day one

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