FUEL CONSUMPTION

  • Tiny
  • hammodeh911
  • 2003 Mercedes Benz CL500
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 27,000 miles

I have a 2003 CL500, which I used to get a combined fuel consumption of 15 – 16 l / 100KM, for me with the A/C on almost all times I think this is very acceptable. I went for oil service; I honestly don’t know what the oil used before because I bought this car less than 3 months ago, I used Liqui Moly W5 30 which is approved by Mercedes Benz to be used, I changed the oil and the air filters and thats it, nothing more has been done to the car, after that the car fuel consumption becomes 17.5 – 18.5 l / 100KM, need to know what possibly happened. By the way my car is well maintained and did only 43K on the clock. Many thanks in advance.

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 8:55 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,287 posts

Check to make sure no vacuum hoses were accidently knocked off or damaged. Make sure no sensors were left disconnected.

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Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 AT 7:50 PM

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