Fuel Consumption- control your drinking!

<font face="Arial, Verdana" size="2">Hello All,</font><div style="font-family: Arial, Verdana; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: normal;">As we know Cube is a heavy drinker and I found some ideas on the forum how to control fuel consumption. I would like ask you to put your ideas in one discussion chain.</div><div style="font-family: Arial, Verdana; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: normal;"><br></div><div style="font-family: Arial, Verdana; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: normal;">I found some comparison between models- do you agree? </div><div style="font-family: Arial, Verdana; font-size: 10pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: normal;"><br></div><div><p style="font-family: Arial, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 1.4em; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 1.6; margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 128);"><strong>PERFORMANCE AND ECONOMY FIGURES</strong></span></p><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" width="700" style="font-family: Arial, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 10px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: normal; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 12px; border-collapse: collapse; border-spacing: 0px; width: 700px;"><tbody style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 160px;"> </td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; text-align: center; width: 90px;"><span style="line-height: 13.8000001907349px; font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 9pt;">Cube 1.4 Automatic (BZ11)</span></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"> </td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"> </td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"> </td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"> </td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"> </td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 160px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">Maximum Speed*</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">112 MPH</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">112 MPH</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">112 MPH</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">112 MPH</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">112 MPH</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">112 MPH</p></td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">Engine CC</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">1386cc</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">1386cc</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">1386cc</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">1386cc</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">1498cc</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">1498cc</p></td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">Max BHP@RPM</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">98@5600</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">98@5600</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">98@5600</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">98@5600</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">109@6000</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">109@6000</p></td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 160px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">Number of Seats</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">5</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">5</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">7</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">7</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">5</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; width: 90px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">7</p></td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">CO2 Combined G/KM</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">164.2</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">164.1</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">182.6</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">164.1</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">161.6</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">N/A</p></td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">Fuel Consumption<br>Urban<br>Extra Urban<br>Combined</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">MPG<br>32.7<br>48.0<br>41.0</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">MPG<br>33.4<br>46.4<br>40.6</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">MPG<br>30.9<br>44.3<br>38.3</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">MPG<br>31.5<br>48.9<br>40.7</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">MPG<br>32.7<br>49.5<br>41.7</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">MPG<br>N/A<br>N/A<br>N/A</p></td></tr><tr style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">Fuel Tank Capacity</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">41 litres</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">41 litres</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">41 litres</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">41 litres</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">45 litres</p></td><td style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><p align="center" style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; padding: 0px 12px; font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.6;">45 litres</p></td></tr></tbody></table><b style="color: rgb(0, 0, 128); font-family: Arial, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 29.8666648864746px;"><font size="1">taken from http://www.cube-cubic.co.uk/content/cube-info</font></b></div><div>Fuel Consumption Control tools:</div><div><ol><li>Do not press the gas! Urban- keep RPMs around 2000- speed 37-80mph and motorway approx 70 mph</li><li>Switch off Overdrive On/Off- see: http://forum.cubeownersclub.co.uk/discussion/6020/overdrive-onoff#Item_11 </li><li>Put on a new exhaust with no back box. see: http://forum.cubeownersclub.co.uk/discussion/comment/21953#Comment_21953</li></ol></div><div>How the back box can decrease fuel consumption?</div><div> </div><div>Any other ideas? </div>

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