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david g boyd
12-11-2007, 07:52 PM
what kind of mpg would i get with a diesel engine if i put one in a 110 or 109 . new here and might come up with some dumb questions,thanks for any help.


12-12-2007, 04:12 PM
Well, on a recent 700km trip I got 25.22 mpg (Imp) or 11.2L/100km in my 110 with a 2.5 NA diesel. About 20% of that was off road, the rest was getting there.


david g boyd
12-12-2007, 07:15 PM
thanks for the info,where were u, does a 2.5 give u enough speedfor the highways
thanks again\david
what year is your 110

12-13-2007, 03:35 PM
I am in The Great White North... Toronto area to be exact.

I find the 2.5 is great around the city. Once up to speed on the highway it is ok, but hills slow it down a bit. It will maintain 100 kph (60 mph) but struggles a bit into a strong headwind. I think it is a good engine for a relaxed driving stile. People say they are bullet proof and in a year of driving I haven't had any trouble with mine.

But, having said all that, I will be putting a 300 Tdi engine into my 110 in January. The truck is my daily driver and I got a fairly decent deal on the engine, so I am making the swap. From what I have read and folks I've talked to, I will be looking at a big improvement. Time will tell.


12-13-2007, 08:45 PM
It always depends on our set-up. roof racks, winch, gears all factor so much on what the expected MPG can be. If you're basically stock I've seen numbers as high as 30 on the hwy but add all of the goodies and the mileage drops from there. The rule of thumb is usually a 30-40% increase in fuel efficency over the petrol

12-15-2007, 02:10 PM
I get about 30mpg with 3.54 diffs and a hiration transfercase in my 109 stationwagon with a 200Tdi

12-15-2007, 08:09 PM
Anyone out there making there own bio yet? I don't even have a diesel yet but I the way things are going I will have one within a year, just might not be a rover...

12-28-2007, 09:40 PM
there is an article on a Defender 100 ( yes 100) in the recent issue of Land Rover Lifestyle that is running on biodiesel.

01-14-2008, 10:01 PM
I just got my 2006 110SW TD5 and the first road trip I got around 30 mpg.

Maryland 110
01-27-2008, 11:03 AM
I have a 1983 110 5 door wagon for sale with a diesel if you are interested-gets 25-30 mpg. See cars for sale section.

crowsnest31@msn.com 410-200-4386

04-06-2008, 08:57 PM
I drive a Td5 110 in Honduras...lots of mountains, and the AC is normally on (double AC, I had a rear AC unit installed here, looks like it could be factory!) and I get roughly 20mpg. I get up to 60mph sometimes, but more often than not that is city traffic, with full rack up top, winch, etc.