Heine's Ramblings and Rumblings

Why you buy a V6 and not a 1HZ (Ex LCCSA Forum)

PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:29 pm    Post subject: Re: V8 reliability questions?

Difference in fuel consumption between 1HZ and V6??In 10000km, the V6 gulps down +- 1667 litres (6 km/l), = R 20370 (@ R 12,22/L)The Donkey +- 1428 (7km/l), = R 17560 (@ R 12.36/l)Difference is 239 litres, and R 2810.Your “extra” service on the Donkey is around R 1200.so………physical monetary difference is R 1610 over 10 000km, or 16 cents a kilometer. Or a difference of a measly R 161 over 1000 kilometers.If that bothers you, with all due respect, then look at something like a Polo Diesel. Wink

And let’s not forget this

                                                                                                                                                              1HZ                                                                                                                                            V6

Under the bonnet > Drivetrain
Maximum power: (kW @ r/min) 96 @ 3800
Maximum torque: (Nm @ r/min) 285 @ 2200
Valve mechanism: 12 valve, SOHC
Maximum power: (kW @ r/min) 170 @ 5600
Maximum torque: (Nm @ r/min) 360 @ 3800
Valve mechanism: 24 valve, DOHC with VVT-i

or the Donk’s extra 27k purchase price

One thought on “Why you buy a V6 and not a 1HZ (Ex LCCSA Forum)

  1. I’d rather use the 1UZ

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