Listed: The best petrols for Real MPG

We’ve analysed the latest Real MPG results to establish which models come closest to their official fuel economy figures – and which models don’t. This list focuses on the petrol models that come closest to their official figures in real world driving.

Only the best performer in each model range is featured, to avoid a list packed with slightly different versions of the same model. Hybrids and plug-in cars have been omitted too.

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Jaguar XF 3.0 V6 (2008-2015) – 120.0 per cent of official figure

Admittedly, most XFs on the road are diesel powered, but in the hands of Real MPG drivers the 3.0-litre V6 petrol manages to better its official fuel economy by an impressive rate. According to Jaguar the V6 should average at 26.8mpg, but the true figure is closer to 32mpg. 

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John Pagdin    on 28 October 2016

The S-Type was based on the Jaguar DEW platform/Ford DEW platform, shared with the Lincoln LS and Ford Thunderbird. It was the X-Type, the car that almost killed Jaguar, that was based on a modified version of the Ford CD132 platform, shared with the contemporary Ford Mondeo. Research is a wonderful thing??

Edited by John Pagdin on 28/10/2016 at 09:49

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