Lower power and economy early in a journey?

I've been noticing frequent issues where I lose a slight amount of power, and my mpg drops by about 10mpg. I've noticed the engine takes around 10 minutes/7 miles (same journey every morning) to reach normal temperature.

I've been told this is quite high, is that correct?

Asked on 30 April 2012 by Alex Barton

Answered by Honest John
That the diesel particulate filter regenerating, for which it requires fuel.

HJ
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