Hii all - Mazda 6 Forums : Mazda 6 Forum / Mazda Atenza Forum
Go Back   Mazda 6 Forums : Mazda 6 Forum / Mazda Atenza Forum > Mazda6 (Atenza) > Newbie Section
New User? Register
Mazda6Club.com is the premier Mazda 6 Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-19-2012, 07:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
Learners License
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Smile Hii all

Hi all. new to this forum just thought i would say hello. had y 6 now for bout 6 months love it but have been noticing a slight issue and was hoping for some words of wisdom about it.

The issue is with the fuel consumption its an 06 saloon diesel (143) and only getting if i drive sensibly around 13 liters per 100 mile which is about 34mpg which does not seem right i used to get loads more on ma old passat if drove same. it has recently been serviced with mazda filters except the air which is a K&N panel filter, also a friend did a DPF regeneration for me to make sure that is clear but still i can not get better consumption.... anyone got any ideas?

cheers
Joss
Jossotron is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-19-2012, 07:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Jordan6i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 1,244
Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 32 Post(s)
Thanks: 23
Thanked 147 Times in 132 Posts
Groans: 1
Groaned at 1 Time in 1 Post
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

Welcome to the club.
34mpg aint bad to me.
Have you checked your plugs?
Jordan6i is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
The Following User Says Thank You to Jordan6i For This Useful Post:
Jossotron (11-19-2012)
Old 11-19-2012, 07:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
Learners License
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

hi there.. no thats some thing i have not checked or thought about might be a good idea ill have a look soon as i get a change.... so u would say 34mpg from a diesel is good? i was hoping to get around 40-45 minimum
Jossotron is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-19-2012, 09:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
YayITzToxic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,892
Mentioned: 66 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 630 Post(s)
Thanks: 198
Thanked 534 Times in 448 Posts
Groans: 2
Groaned at 9 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

Welcome!
YayITzToxic is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-19-2012, 09:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
100% CANUCK

 
Mr.Smoke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Kitchener, ON Canada
Posts: 7,015
Mentioned: 269 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1123 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,265
Thanked 1,294 Times in 1,043 Posts
Groans: 1
Groaned at 8 Times in 8 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

Welcome to the club!!


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com Free App
Mr.Smoke is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-19-2012, 11:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
mmceorange's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Southeast NH
Posts: 4,824
Mentioned: 128 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1014 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,040
Thanked 1,061 Times in 845 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

A quick search showed me, as of time of manufacture, the '06 6 diesel is rated at 5.0-5.9L/100km... So yea, you may have something wrong. Unfortunately I know very little about troubleshooting diesel engines in general, so I am not of much help otherwise.
__________________


2006 Mazda 6s GS | Hatchback | Tungsten Gray
mmceorange is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-20-2012, 06:56 AM   #7 (permalink)
Learners License
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

hi all.... cheers mmceorange yeah sounds loads better my one friend who knows about these cars seems think its about right but as the figures suggest don't seem it. if anyone out there got any ideas what would issue could be would be great help cheers guys.
Jossotron is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-20-2012, 12:27 PM   #8 (permalink)
banana boat.

 
flipper66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: lake Mary, Florida
Posts: 6,985
Mentioned: 52 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 328 Post(s)
Thanks: 81
Thanked 983 Times in 836 Posts
Groans: 3
Groaned at 50 Times in 46 Posts
iTrader: 1 reviews
Default

welcome
flipper66 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-20-2012, 01:06 PM   #9 (permalink)
Mazda Guru
 
fallenambience's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Templeton, MA
Posts: 3,508
Mentioned: 31 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 343 Post(s)
Thanks: 124
Thanked 503 Times in 422 Posts
Groans: 1
Groaned at 3 Times in 3 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Default

Welcome
__________________



Legacy4Life: I call life without brakes, Joshing it


Have I helped you or supplied you with Information? Thank me by donating to The New England Mazda6 Auto Club HERE.



fallenambience is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mazda 6 Forums : Mazda 6 Forum / Mazda Atenza Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:33 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2