C4 VTS 2.0 16V Oil consumption

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C4 VTS 2.0 16V Oil consumption

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Hi

What is the normal oil consumption for C4 VTS 2.0 16V ( 180 HP ) ? My car has 290,000 KM ( no oil leaks ) and the oil consumption is 1Kg for 5700 KM. Is that normal ?


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Similar to how long is a piece of string then :)

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Indeed, but an interesting read, considering what some manufacturers class using a (US) quart of oil (circa 1Lt) as normal oil consumption over 1000 miles! I can’t get my head around that to be honest, maybe they are talking for the first few thousand miles of an engine, otherwise it’ll be using more oil that petrol!
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Back in the days of the Hillman Minx Rootes reckoned that a car doing 1000 miles to a pint was satisfactory, oil usage above that and it required stripping and new piston rings fitted. (under guarantee)

Ps. the writer of that column is talking American quarts. :-D 1 UK quart = 1.2 US quarts.

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Well spotted - I've amended my post to UK litres Gibbo.