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I read in the owner manual that you can see the average kms left before refueling.

I never found it ...

anyone can help ?
 

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You can, but I find it useless. It's not terribly smart (or too smart for its own good), and it doesn't operate when you're low - just shows the Fuel Needed symbol.

You can change what is displayed on your "home" screen (left LCD).
 

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I read in the owner manual that you can see the average kms left before refueling.

I never found it ...

anyone can help ?
It was removed in the Uk as it was inaccurate . Might reappear in October?
 

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I read in the owner manual that you can see the average kms left before refueling.

I never found it ...

anyone can help ?
It's called "range" if your car is in English, but French translations are quite funny and not always self-explanatory: if I remember correctly, it's something like "Intervalle".

Anyway, if you don't find it, don't bother too much: the calculation seems to be based on exrapolations from the last 30 seconds' fuel consumption, thus varying from 400kph to less than 100 in a gear shift time.
 

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On my US car, the " distance to empty" reading varies by a huge amount depending on how I'm driving; one minute its 50 miles, the next its 175 - i.e. Totally useless. The fuel gauge too is hopeless, the warning comes on but when I fill up it obviously had 4-5 gallons left. However, as the car gets fantastic gas mileage, there's no worries about running out of fuel.
 

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Yes its not particularly useful... On recent trip down route napoleon fuel planning was somewhat amusing... Filled up in grenoble with intention of filling up in castellane.. South of dignes the heavens opened so pace dropped drastically.... We stopped at castellane anyway in the Middle of a huge storm and long story short the only petrol station open at that time was struck by lightening and as it was on night service, never came back to life . The guy in front of us got a free tank as everything shut as he was about to pay and we left on a hope and prayer with a 35 mile range and ended up arriving in Cannes with 55 mile range. Think it's the first and probably last time I'll ever do that route on one tank...!
 

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I agree with the others here, it's completely useless. Will show 80 km to empty even with 3/4 of a tank of fuel when I start the car and then when everything is nicely warned up it could be 200, 300 and sometimes more than 400 depending on how you've been driving.
 

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After running on empty for endless miles I always get 20 litres in the tank.This actually lengthens journey time with the extra petrol stops.

Presumably that is why the car accelerates like a bat out of Hell so you can make the time up!

It does GOYT's when in the Mountains on tour.
 

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Like I said, I think the system is effectively too smart for its own good - it's not averaging anything, it seems. Just takes how you're driving in a given 10-30s period, and tells you how many miles til empty based on that minor time period. Frankly, I'd much rather have a readout simply telling me - "You have X.X gallons of fuel remaining".
 

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i think i definitely dont have the fonction , don't know why

the word for the fench manual is "plage"
 

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After running on empty for endless miles I always get 20 litres in the tank.This actually lengthens journey time with the extra petrol stops.

Presumably that is why the car accelerates like a bat out of Hell so you can make the time up!

It does GOYT's when in the Mountains on tour.
RIC How old are you :D

Never heard of GOYT before and still not sure after consulting the Urban Dictionary
 

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i think i definitely dont have the fonction , don't know why

the word for the fench manual is "plage"
Gallardo, your car is definitely different but I have good news. Spoke to Woking today and they accepted to replace your next upgrade by a customized version: next October, specially for you, the 25 bhp top-up will be replaced by a 3rd button on the side of your left door, and you will get a "mileage to empty" display on your central screen in lieu of Iris.;)
 

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I'm getting this thread going again because I recently observed the attached range indication with half a tank of fuel, has anyone ever seen worse?
crikey jerry how hard were you driving it?? or what kinda traffic jam were you in?? no i haven't seen worse than that... i have to say my opinion of it has changed a bit... its up and door like the proverbials draws, but it does (apart from this example) pretty well indicate how are you're going to get given how you're currently driving...

sorry to see this one.. doesn't look useful at all..
 

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Ive not had as bad jerry,but it is strange,i go on the principle that only high net worth owners drive this car and thus can ajust the grey cells to compensate.But its not ideal!!
Thinking on a different note,is there a car out there that can get 5mpg to 30mpg in a matter of seconds?? It must drive the computer nuts!!!!
Also 41 degrees sat in traffic with perfect oil and water temps,that wouldnt have been possible a few years ago!
 
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