each euro step= worse economey
to reduce nox the combustion temp is reduced. by lower compression ratio, & at low power EGR.
reduced combustion temp= lower mpg.
dpf when dirty, needs extra temp in the exhaust to flash off the carbon particles. temp is raised to greater than 650 -700...
I can only speak fromthe dieselpoint of view,.
the 320 is a wonderfulpiece of kit,with a cracking deliveryof its power.
I have had 38.5 MPG over 31 k miles, mainly duals and m way. would imagine low 20s intown in reality.
Havent driven the petrol engined clk other than a 500 at brooklands.
yes it is. After service the dash showed 15,500 in both instances. Ihad about 4500 - 5000 mils left before it dropped to service in x days.
to quote from the service link posted above, it doesnt suggest a variable year. Service ASSYST Fixed Intervals, 2007-Onwards
Many models produced from...
Bought car new 1/9/2008
1st service 13/8/09 3 days late showing on service indicator.
2nd service 4/8/2010 2 days early on indicator
MBs year seems to be on another planet, or is there some other effect taking place?
the cabin clock keeps the correct time, so it apparently is not...
YouTube - 2011 Mercedes SLS AMG - Laguna Seca Hot Lap‎
worth a look as well
looked at one in the flesh at Draytons at stafford launch party on wed.
Absoutely fantastic bit of kit. suprisingly easy to get in an out, even though the sills seem half as wide as the seats.
in short yes
depends on make & model,might use blue tooth, more likely a cable.
If a nokia, down load nokia pc suite & you are away.
personally I use this method when abroad, with a foreignsim, as roaming charges are prohibitive.
my 320 has given 39.5 over the last year, 38.6 over te 2 years since new.
mainly m way driving.
Also allow for tyres as the output from the 320 asks to be used, and even with 85% m way a set only lasted 21000 miles. the rears were to the wear 2mm bars & the fronts heavily sholdered
any product containing Phosphoric acid works well, such as some toilet cleaners. however dilution before use might me advisable.
look on the ingredient list of some of the expensive products ,,and it is there..
the usual priviso, wash off well afterwards.