Thereafter they brought out the 3. I am pretty annoyed about this. We ahve a fleet of D4D's at work and find that stylesides with torneau covers get the best economy. I have a second gen Toyota Hilux surf. Dont know if they can pass Euro 2 tho.
One tank of diesel will get me about 500-550kms sitting on about 110-115kph which in my books is not excessive, i could handle this if it had some sort of power. Everything from the 3D grille to the muscular wheel flare and the dynamic side-lines spells sophisticated power. Maybe it is because the performance is so much nicer at the Coast one tends to put foot to the metal. And what type of roads are you driving on? I think by now my driving style would be more or less the same. I used to own a 05 hilux single cab sr 4. Dennis La Varenne Edited October 22, 2010 by Dennis La Varenne Interesting.
I would avoid any other chips apart from the Toyota one which costs £750 as they all have a reputation for malfunctioning and putting you into limp mode. It is definitely a more costly venture to work on a vehicle that doesn't have an engine released in this country. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I average 9L per 100km 26mpg with a cargo box on the roof, and while it may not have the top end of the gas V6, it does have tons of torque and can cruise the highway in compfort. No pics yet, I was going to go snap some today! Very pleased with the economy, has started to rattle when cold so I will be visiting the dealer to check on injectors this week.
I regret it and when I'm done with this one I'm going back to petrol even if it means having a four door. Hey guys and girls, What sort of mileage are you guys getting out of your 2. I figure you could get maybe 28+ mpg if it were in out trucks. Deisels will run under water when a petrol coughs and stalls when it's spark gets wet. I am also talking about actual consumption calculated from actual figures always filling up to automatic stop.
Ek ry vanaf Paarl tot in Parys Vrydag middag en aand. Unfortunately Owen dont make them anymore due to lack of demand, although i know of at least 6 people who now want one since they've stopped making them!! Oooh believe me it has been back. Yeah i'd like it to do more, but my only regret is not buying an Import 4. Or add it to an already turboed rig and you may just be in with a fighting chance against a race with a petrol. Do you or anyone you know who is running biodiesel or Veg oil in their diesel hilux? You are here: » » Fuel Consumption Guide Database 1986-2003 The Fuel Consumption Guide Database provides comparative data on the fuel consumption of many vehicles sold in Australia between 1986 and 2003. I am worried about parts and Maintenance. Odometers are never really accurate enough and neither do I trust those onboard computer consumption figures.
Whether faced with difficult terrain or the stresses of everyday life, nothing can faze the new Hilux. It's about learning to dance in the rain. Change the oil and filter every 5000km on a deisel and every 10000km on a petrol for trouble free service. I have replaced just about everything under the hood. . When engine braking in gear fuel is no longer injected since the engine will keep turning anyway.
I would avoid any other chips apart from the Toyota one which costs £750 as they all have a reputation for malfunctioning and putting you into limp mode. Unfortunately Owen dont make them anymore due to lack of demand, although i know of at least 6 people who now want one since they've stopped making them!! Cam cut; none Exhaust mods; freeflow, Std mainfold Tyre pressure; 3 bar reading the others I will reduce to 2. Keep her safe Mud Dog! Mine's an 05 model with the original injectors and I had them tested 2 months ago and they're still in spec. The few that I've driven didn't have the same power on the top end in comparison, but let's be real here. The 3 liter diesel is supposed to be a lot more reliable. Legendary toughness since 1968 The Hilux is deservedly proud of its long history of resilience.
I figure you could get maybe 28+ mpg if it were in out trucks. Fuel consumption is my chief concern when assessing a vehicle suitable for my needs. Nothing To Say That Hasn't Been Said Before — This is a solid all around truck; good for on road and off road alike. Quite frankly, when I spoke to my local Toyota dealer on the occasion of a recent recall to do with the tail shaft, I did discuss my concerns with the fuel consumption. That particular engine has some head issues. I have had it since april. Thus there must be some mods done there, have not had to open her up yet to have a look, these 4Y engine if looked after correctly are bullet proof.
This minimises fuel use compared to coasting at idle since no fuel is consumed and you need to slow down anyway. My true consumption manually calculated avg 11. Is my tuning wrong or something, or am I entirely mistaken? I have replaced just about everything under the hood. Retail electronic car parts are expensive, and are rarely warrantied for very long. As for driving a Navara. My fuel consumption has stayed constant from brand new to 282500 ks. Both my last Hilux and the present one have had aftermarket cruise controls fitted and used whenever I have a steady run on open highways.
I had a write off and couldn't get the exact same model new and settled for a diesel. As far as the engine itself, it's awesome. Catch my thread on the carb overhaul Other than that, the increase in your consumption could be caused by the suspension lift, slightly bigger tyres and the exhaust system. Average for such a trip is 15l per 100km Around town and high way use 12-14l per 100k and sometimes as low as 11l all depends how it's loaded and how hard I drive. It got through all the mud, never got bogged and it wanted to keep going. I also installed a pyrometer which helps guage milage while climbing big hills. The newer ones have tons of power and are returning over 40mpg in the cars.