Just to confirm what has already been said! The fuel consumption on the original MCS is entirely down to how you drive it and whether you are stuck in traffic or not. 23 mpg in the circumstances you describe is about right
May '04 - Feb '07 R50, Feb '07 - May '10 R53. Enjoyed our time with MINI's, but ran out of space! Now Focus RS & Land Rover powered...
All performance comes at a price, I had a diesel Seat FR170 , mapped & decat to 220bhp , but even though it was a dirty derv, it still struggled to give me 30mpg . I am enjoying the mini, though it is a 2nd car so economy doesn't really matter to me .
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