FUELAcademy - Fuel Economy Specialists

Record Drives

2000's World Record Drives

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  • CHRYSLER VOYAGER 2.5 TD 2000

    GRAZ AUSTRIA to BRUSSELS BELGIUM ON ONE TANK OF FUEL WORLD MPV RECORD
    1,724 Kilometres - 1071 Miles
    65.3 mpg
    70 Litres used 15.40 gallons
    Observed by West Midlands Police
    Duration 11 to 12th November 2000
    Drivers John Taylor, Helen Taylor, Gary Cash, Barbara Niederweiser

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  • PEUGEOT 406 HDi DIESEL 2002

    ONE TANK DRIVE WORLD RECORD MELBOURNE to ROCKHAMPTON
    2,348.3 Kilometres, 1,459.16 Miles
    Duration 31 December to 2 January 2002
    Drivers Helen Taylor, John Taylor

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  • PEUGEOT 307 HDi XS TOURING DIESEL 2004

    ROUND AUSTRALIA WORLD RECORD
    14,634 Kilometres, 9,093 Miles
    Duration 27 February to 23 March, 2004
    512.32 Litres,
    Drivers Helen Taylor, John Taylor

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  • VW GOLF 1.6 FSi PETROL 2006

    ROUND THE WORLD FUEL ECONOMY WORLD RECORD
    29,717 Kilometres, 18,469 Miles
    Duration January 17th to April 24th, 2006
    Average 4.5 L/100 km, 62.75 mpg, 22.2 km/Litre
    1,303 Litres,
    Drivers Helen Taylor, John Taylor
    78 Days, 25 Countries, 4 Continents

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  • PEUGEOT 308 HDi 2008

    ROUND AUSTRALIA WORLD RECORD
    14,580 Kilometres, 9,059 Miles
    Duration 3 to 26 February, 2008
    Average 3.13 L/100 km, 90.75 mpg, 31.95 km/Litre
    453.94 Litres,
    Cost of Fuel A$703.00
    Drivers Helen Taylor, John Taylor

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  • JEEP PATRIOT & COMPASS 2008

    SIX COUNTRIES - ONE TANK DRIVE LONDON TO POLAND
    1,124 Kilometres, London to Poland via France, Belgium, Holland and Germany
    2008 - PFPR Project
    Average Patriot 4.18 L/100 km
    Average Compass 4.25 L/100 km
    Both Vehicles - Less Than A Tank
    Drivers Jeep Compass - Helen Taylor, Nina Domberger
    Driver Jeep Patriot - John Taylor
    Observer - Police Constable Stephen Driver, West Midlands Police

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  • VW JETTA TDI DIESEL 2.0 MANUAL 2008

    US 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION WORLD RECORD
    Driving a total of 9,419 miles
    Achieving 58.82 US MPG 70.64 Imperial MPG 3.99 L/100 KM
    On 11.04 Tanks of Diesel at a cost of US$ 653.06
    Official scrutinizer points twelve allocated fuel stations where fuel tanks were sealed and world record paperwork completed
    Drivers: Helen Taylor, John Taylor

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  • VW JETTA TDI DIESEL 2.0 MANUAL 2009

    US 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION WORLD RECORD
    Driving a total of 9,505 miles
    Achieving 67.9 US MPG 81.55 Imperial MPG 3.46 L/100 KM
    Using 139.97 US Gallons of Diesel at a cost of US$ 371.03
    Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max Tires were used for this Fuel Economy Challenge
    Drivers: Helen Taylor, John Taylor

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  • PEUGEOT 308 HDi DIESEL 1.6 MANUAL 2009

    ROUND BRITAIN LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION WORLD RECORD
    Driving a total of 3,700.1 miles
    Achieving 126.82  Imperial MPG 2.23 L/100 KM 
    On 2.41 Tanks of Diesel at a cost of £ 136.24.
    Drivers: Helen Taylor, John Taylor

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  • TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID 2011

    ROUND SOUTH AFRICA LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION HYBRID WORLD RECORD
    June 9th – 25th
    Driving 4,432 km’s
    3.148 L/100km
    3.1 Tanks of Gasoline
    Rand 1,425.90

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  • CHEVY CRUZE ECO 2011 1.4 Gasoline Manual

    US 48 CONTINGUOUS STATES LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION GASOLINE WORD RECORD 
    August 1st – 22nd
    Driving 9,564.2 miles achieving 64.42 US MPG
    77.37 Imperial MPG
    3.65 L/100 KM
    11.79 Tanks of Gasoline costing US$541.24

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  • US GASOLINES TEAM 2012

    US 48 STATES LOWEST FUEL CONSUMPTION HYBRID WORLD RECORD
    April 7th – 28th, 2012
    Driving 9,033 miles
    69.98 US mpg
    84.05 Imperial mpg
    3.36 L/100
    US Gasolines Team US$516.51

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  • VW PASSAT TDi US TEAM 2012

    ONE TANK FUEL ECONOMY WORLD RECORD
    May 3rd/4th/5th 2012
    Driving 1,616.9 miles
    84.162 US mpg
    101.083 Imperial mpg
    2.794 L/100 km
    Diesel US$75.62

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  • FUELSAVE CHALLENGE TOUR DE HOLLAND 2012

    TOUR DE HOLLAND RECORD 10 PROVINCES
    May 11th/12th/13th 2012
    Driving 1,020 km’s
    25.5 km/l, 3.92 L/100 km
    Petrol EUR 69.96, 40 litres used

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  • VW SMARTER DRIVER CHALLENGE - COAST TO COAST CANADA 2012

    6,339.9 km's driven in a VW Passat Comfortline from 12-22 June 2012
    Achieving 5.59 L/100 KM 17.895 KM/L 50.54 IMP MPG
    4.69 tanks of petrol
    1,352 km's on every tank
    Costing $452.90 in total
    Drivers: Alex Debogorski, Lorraine Sommerfeld, Ed Whittingham, Bob Oliver, Simone Kitchen-Kuiack, Ashley Nixon, Lindsey McAndrews & Cameron Yost

    Adjudicators: Helen & John Taylor

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  • JAGUAR XF 2.2 DIESEL ROUND AUSTRALIA ECONOMY RECORD DRIVE 2012

    13,925 km's driven in a Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel from 12-22 June 2012
    Achieving 3.98 L/100 KM 25.13 KM/L 71 IMP MPG
    8.14 tanks
    1,710.69 km's on every tank
    Costing A$881.07 in total
    Drivers: Helen Taylor, John Taylor, Mr Chris Lidis, Ms Frances Blackie, Mr Ben Murphy, Mr Ron Seddon, Mr Clint Horwood, Mr Nick Price, Ms Bev Fairweather and  Ms Sara Gipton.
    Adjudicators: The Australian Book of Records, chief witness Mr. Philip Swindells