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Curious to see what the different trims are getting in terms of overall driving range. Particularly curious about the Td6 range as I might go diesel next time around. Please clarify if you're using the displayed figures (typically 10-15% optimistic) or actual (calculated based on miles driven and gallons pumped).

Year: 2017
Model: Range Rover Sport
Trim: ATB V8 SC 510hp
Mods: 275/55R20 KO2s
MPG Hwy (actual): right around 19mpg highway if I cruise at 70-72mph, 17-18mpg if I go 75+
MPG City (actual): 12-14mpg with relaxed driving
Range Hwy: last tank of 19mpg showed 479 miles of expected range, but I'm usually in the 420-430 range for mixed driving
Range City:
360-390
Gallons Filled At Empty: usually 22-23 gallons when I show 0 miles of range, but one time I filled up 24.5 gallons
 

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I haven't gotten as detailed as you have "E" but I think my below MPG's are rather accurate. I drive 60/40 Highway to City... but in North Atlanta even the Highway is more like City driving as rush hour is from 7am to 10am and from 3:30 to 7pm in the afternoons. I'm getting 1.5MPG's better than my 15' Explorer Sport 3.5L Bi-Turbo ever got when new until 60K miles when I traded it in. That said, I'm getting about 19.2MPG's on average mixed use. I love that the Rover rolls 80MPH down the Freeway in 8th gear, @ a hair shy of 2,000RPM's. The all Aluminum monocoque of the Rover Sport paired with the fantastic 8 speed transmission and a Supercharged Aluminum Engine/block that effortlessly pushes down the road is why it get better MPG's than my old Ford Exp Sport.

Man I can never squeeze in any more than 22 Gallons in the Rover even when she says near 0 miles left in tank. And honestly... I like that it's a 27+ Gallon thank with 5 gallons of dedicated reserved fuel. If you've ever been in the Deep south on a long stretch of highway where exits are 15 miles apart in some stretches you'll appreciate your Rover having 75 to 90 miles of reserve! I certainly do. I also appreciate going 7, 8, and sometimes 9 days in between fill-ups. The Explorer was every 4.5 days annoyingly.
 

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I used your format and tweaked it where I differed. After the flash and pulley the mpg improved significantly. I did one highway trip and the dash was only a little above actual in mpg. I live in the Florida Keys so my “around town” speeds are pretty low helping my mixed mpg. When I make trips to the mainland the mpgs are solid mid 20’s unless I start pushing 80+

Year: 2016
Model: Range Rover Sport
Trim: Supercharged Dynamic V8 SC 510hp /650hp after Pulley and Tune
Mods: VAP Crank pulley and Tune
MPG Hwy (dash): right around 24-25 highway if I cruise at 70-72mph, 22-23mpg if I go 75+
MPG City (dash): 22mpg with relaxed driving
Range Hwy: last tank of 24mpg showed 504 miles of expected range.
Range City: around 400
Gallons Filled At Empty: usually 22-23 gallons when I show 0 miles of range
 

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I used your format and tweaked it where I differed. After the flash and pulley the mpg improved significantly. I did one highway trip and the dash was only a little above actual in mph. I live in the Flordia Keys so my “around town” speeds are pretty low helping my mixed mpg. When I make trips to the mainland the mpgs are solid mid 20’s unless I start pushing 80+

Year: 2016
Model: Range Rover Sport
Trim: Supercharged Dynamic V8 SC 510hp /650hp after Pulley and Tune
Mods: VAP Crank pulley and Tune
MPG Hwy (dash): right around 24-25 highway if I cruise at 70-72mph, 22-23mpg if I go 75+
MPG City (dash): 22mpg with relaxed driving
Range Hwy: last tank of 24mpg showed 504 miles of expected range.
Range City: around 400
Gallons Filled At Empty: usually 22-23 gallons when I show 0 miles of range
Based on those numbers it sounds like I need to get a VAP Crank Pulley + Tune asap! Even if your dash numbers are off by 15%, that's 20-21mpg highway and just under 19mpg city, which is fantastic.
 

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Based on those numbers it sounds like I need to get a VAP Crank Pulley + Tune asap! Even if your dash numbers are off by 15%, that's 20-21mpg highway and just under 19mpg city, which is fantastic.
The 2018+ SC V8’s are rated at 22 mpg highway. I’m guessing it’s a change in software that allows the increased mpg. I looked around and theres nothing I found saying what they did to increase the mileage. I’d be interested in hearing from a few 2018+ V8 owners to see if that’s what they are getting.

VAP doesn’t have to conform to emission standards so they can tweak the cruising part the fuel map for better fuel economy. Most of the cars I’ve tuned in the past had better mpg once you get past the first few days of stomping on it for fun.
 

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When I installed an "SCT" Tune on my 3.5L bi-turbo Ford the mileage for sure went up by about 1.5MPG's as well as a significant and noticeable bump up in HP and TQ... I'm positive a "Tune" for the Rover will do the same!
 

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2016 RRSport Diesel. 55kmiles. Typically the computer states between 24.5 and 26.5 mpg. My hand calculations at each flll up suggest it is 1 to 1.5mpg less than the computer states. Note that I do drive it hard, regularly with my foot in the turbo and on the highways here in AZ, cruising speed is usually 75 to 80
 

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2016 RRSport Diesel. 55kmiles. Typically the computer states between 24.5 and 26.5 mpg. My hand calculations at each flll up suggest it is 1 to 1.5mpg less than the computer states. Note that I do drive it hard, regularly with my foot in the turbo and on the highways here in AZ, cruising speed is usually 75 to 80
That's great- just test drove a Diesel and felt the power was good. Especially considering the mpg's you get!
 

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2016 RRSport Diesel. 55kmiles. Typically the computer states between 24.5 and 26.5 mpg. My hand calculations at each flll up suggest it is 1 to 1.5mpg less than the computer states. Note that I do drive it hard, regularly with my foot in the turbo and on the highways here in AZ, cruising speed is usually 75 to 80
What kind of overall range are you getting and how much fuel do you pump when it shows empty?
 

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Those figures were on a recent road trip and include two days of site seeing in smaller towns. The rest on highway avg 100 kph. They are typical figures for me. I use cruise control a lot :)
 

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I also get around 31-33 average at 65-70 highway speeds. 2017 RRS TD6. Factoring in city driving, I'm still holding around 29 average on the dash; this includes an average acceleration, not gunning it to get ahead of anyone but also not pussyfooting it. If I drive on a flat plane keeping it around 60, going to Ocean City for example, I can average 40 with a very light foot assuming I don't hit any traffic lights.
 

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I guess I need to modify my driving style. I am getting between 24 and 26 mpg in combined driving. I have seen as high as 33 on the highway at cruising speed on a flat surface. As the truck gets more miles, I seem to be getting better mileage. Range is between 525 and 600 miles. Further than my bladder can go
 

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Those figures were on a recent road trip and include two days of site seeing in smaller towns. The rest on highway avg 100 kph. They are typical figures for me. I use cruise control a lot :)
Can confirm :) if I would constantly drive 100kph here in Switzerland, I would get also those figures. Normally on the highway I drive 130-138kph. Then, I get about 8.2 - 9.5l/100km

I came back from holiday last Monday and have driven ca. 480km through Italy with ACC and 150kph set to it -> calculated consumtion was 9.5l/100km

For me, that sounds really got for a 2.3t car and power of the engine (also SDV6 2016)
 

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I bought a 2017 TD6 this week. I’ve got a couple hundred miles on it and the computer shows an average of 28. Mostly freeway at 70. A few stop and go commutes.

I drove to v8 and td6 multiple times before pulling the trigger. If you are used to that 510 plus hp, you probably aren’t to be thrilled with the td6.

I hadn’t gotten used to a car with a ton of power, so for me the td6 is amazing my commute is 18 miles, mostly freeway, and it takes 45-60 minutes . So 24plus mpg rocks.
 

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Lol, I'd like to see how the tuned TD6 drives. From what I've seen the throttle response is really bad from factory but the tune helps immensely. Also I bet the tune helps their mpg as well.
The one thing I didn't like about the Td6 was that initial dead zone up until about 1200rpm. I'm curious if the tune helps with that as well.

I bought a 2017 TD6 this week. I’ve got a couple hundred miles on it and the computer shows an average of 28. Mostly freeway at 70. A few stop and go commutes.

I drove to v8 and td6 multiple times before pulling the trigger. If you are used to that 510 plus hp, you probably aren’t to be thrilled with the td6.

I hadn’t gotten used to a car with a ton of power, so for me the td6 is amazing my commute is 18 miles, mostly freeway, and it takes 45-60 minutes . So 24plus mpg rocks.
I'd get far more utility out of better fuel economy and ultimately longer driving range on a tank of gas than I do from occasionally mashing the pedal and hearing it growl
 
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