I brought it up as the US market use a 1.8L petrol engine which gives a different MPG to the 1.5L petrol we have in Europe. We just want a blank box so one can put in what size engine we have. Using model defaults for each car is not needed to calculate MPG.
Old Fuelly used "Free-Form" fields allowing users to enter pretty much whatever they wanted, however they wanted.
It was a mess.
Trust me. I spent a LOOOONG time trying to clean it up. It still needs some work (there's still motorcycles that are listed multiple times but formatted differently - "350 D, 350D, D350". All the same bike, but since old Fuelly allowed for users to free-form their data, the data became muddy. We made the decision to tighten the reigns a little just so we can work towards a much cleaner, more useful data set. It can be frustrating, but we'll get there.
Originally Posted by alanhr-v
We have the 'S', 'SE', 'SE Navi', 'EX'. That covers the models in the UK.
It is basically the engine size that needs to be available.
Are both the 1.5L gas and 1.6L diesel available for all those models?
Missing the 1.9D engine from the Volvo S40/V40 1996-2004, 1870cc.
Same Renault F9Q engine block as the Laguna 130bhp, but tuned differently by Volvo. Pre-2002 was 105bhp, and post was 115bhp, with tuning map the only difference. Obviously tuning will have a small impact on mpg but generally you'd expect 45mpg (UK) from it on the book values on both models.
I've had to select L4 Gas as it's the only option.
If you need more info you can email me, tom at my Fuelly user name dot com.
Any chance of the diesel being added?
Happy to provide the research for all engine varieties for this model, I'm pretty clued up on the S/V40
I'm trying to add a 2016 Volkswagen Golf, but not the correct engine/sub model combinations are not available for Canadian models. Canadian Golfs come in Trendline/Comfortline/Highline, but use the 1.8L L4 GAS engine (and it only shows the 1.4L version).
As I see it the choices should be a bit more strict, where one thing is the basic engine type, where number of cylinders and cylinder volume is most important and with an option for turbo. Then primary fuel type (Gasoline, Diesel, LPG, CNG) with a checkbox for hybrid vehicle. And finally transmission type (Manual, CVT, Stepped Automatic) with an optional drop-down for number of steps. Some CVTs do have steps when they run in manual mode.
Some vehicles like CNG vehicles have the option to run on gasoline so primary/secondary fuel is a possibility, even though it can add to complexity.
With a more strict fuel type separation it would be easier to compare vehicles. As it is now the average fuel consumption for a vehicle doesn't take into account that some of the vehicles are running diesel - which can result in fuel consumption figures being misrepresented.