Running Costs of the Noble M12 GTO

Last Update : 4th October 2003







 

Running Costs Section
A complete breakdown of the running costs of the M12 - including a complete petrol consumption history

Date Trip Reading Total Odometer Petrol Added Cost p/l mpl mpg Notes
13/09/2002 382.3   First tank free with car
14/09/2002 246.4 628.7 45.30 32.83 0.725 5.44 24.72 Trip to Norfolk
18/09/2002 181.3 810.0 40.80 32.60 0.799 4.44 20.20 Trip to Canterbury/Ramsgate
22/09/2002 221.4 1031.4 44.00 35.16 0.799 5.03 22.87 Poodling around
27/09/2002 36.61 28.89 0.789   Forgot to read trip - doh!
28/09/2002 10.00 7.49 0.749   Emergency 95RON - can't find SUL in Dartmouth!
28/09/2002 426.5 1457.9 39.49 32.35 0.819 4.95 22.51 Dartmouth - running around windy lanes
29/09/2002 185.2 1643.1 36.39 29.08 0.799 5.09 23.13 Dartmouth -> Croydon
06/10/2002 167.2 1810.3 34.25 30.08 0.878 4.88 22.19 Running around
13/10/2002 154.7 1965.0 33.05 31.08 0.940 4.68 21.27 Motorway + Countryside blats
19/10/2002 222.8 2187.8 42.01 32.08 0.764 5.30 24.10 Running around
24/10/2002 103.5 2291.3 23.84 19.05 0.799 4.34 19.73 -> Birmingham
25/10/2002 189.0 2480.3 33.40 27.35 0.819 5.66 25.72 -> Dartmoor
26/10/2002 205.2 2685.5 38.52 30.78 0.799 5.33 24.21 Around Dartmoor
27/10/2002 160.7 2846.2 28.82 23.60 0.819 5.58 25.34 -> Croydon
03/11/2002 208.8 3055.0 42.79 34.19 0.799 4.88 22.18 Running around
08/11/2002 161.9 3216.9 30.80 24.30 0.789 5.26 23.89 -> Norwich
09/11/2002 161.2 3378.1 31.58 25.24 0.799 5.10 23.20 Running around
18/11/2002 173.9 3552.0 30.84 25.26 0.819 5.64 25.63 London -> Manchester
20/11/2002 192.6 3744.6 38.00 29.98 0.789 5.07 23.04 Manchester -> London
26/11/2002 196.0 3940.6 39.90 31.88 0.799 4.91 22.33 -> Norwich
13/12/2002 153.3 4093.9 35.64 28.48 0.799 4.30 19.55 -> Canterbury -> Nottingham
13/12/2002 131.7 4225.6 24.60 18.12 0.737 5.35 24.33 Around Nottingham
14/12/2002 176.7 4402.3 32.69 26.12 0.799 5.41 24.57 -> London
05/01/2003 164.6 4566.9 32.15 26.01 0.809 5.12 23.27 General
26/01/2003 101.9 4668.8 29.26 23.38 0.799 3.48 15.83 Surrey Run 3
27/01/2003 214.2 4883.0 42.56 34.01 0.799 5.03 22.87 Surrey Run 3
08/02/2003 193.0 5076.0 40.44 32.31 0.799 4.77 21.69 General
26/02/2003 155.5 5231.5 40.98 32.74 0.799 3.79 17.25 General around town
01/03/2003 187.0 5418.5 37.22 30.48 0.819 5.02 22.83 -> Nottingham
02/03/2003 215.2 5633.7 44.37 36.78 0.829 4.85 22.04 -> London
10/03/2003 176.3 5810.0 38.76 31.74 0.819 4.55 20.67 -> Ramsgate & back
16/03/2003 214.7 6024.7 44.08 36.55 0.829 4.87 22.14 General
19/03/2003 182.6 6207.3 39.13 31.26 0.799 4.67 21.21 General
28/03/2003 203.9 6411.2 41.21 32.93 0.799 4.95 22.49 General
29/03/2003 185.6 6596.8 36.64 30.75 0.839 5.07 23.02 BP SUL
29/03/2003 70.0 6666.8 22.29 18.26 0.819 3.14 14.27 Bruntingthorpe TMS Day - 14mpg!
30/03/2003 233.5 6900.3 46.41 38.94 0.839 5.03 22.87 General
12/04/2003 101.0 7001.3 24.04 19.93 0.829 4.20 19.10 General
16/04/2003 125.5 7126.8 29.80 25.00 0.839 4.21 19.14 General
18/04/2003 231.4 7358.2 46.88 42.15 0.899 4.94 22.43 IOW Jaunt - BP SUL
21/04/2003 138.5 7496.7 31.80 25.85 0.813 4.36 19.80 General
26/04/2003 112.5 7609.2 23.01 18.39 0.799 4.89 22.22 General
27/04/2003 83.5 7692.7 15.77 13.71 0.869 5.29 24.07 -> Bruntingthorpe
25/05/2003 151.7 7844.4 42.37 35.12 0.829 3.58 16.27 VMAX down bruntingthorpe straight
25/05/2003 216.1 8060.5 46.89 38.40 0.819 4.61 20.95  
26/06/2003 151.4 8211.9 34.46 28.22 0.819 4.39 19.97  
04/06/2003 110.8 8322.7 32.84 26.24 0.799 3.37 15.33  
04/06/2003 154.1 8476.8 40.12 34.06 0.849 3.84 17.46  
10/06/2003 243.5 8720.3 48.23 39.02 0.809 5.05 22.95  
12/06/2003 184.7 8905.0 43.17 33.20 0.769 4.28 19.45  
[Various] 1700.9 10605.9   Much back & forth to factory - no records
23/09/2003 331.1 10937.0 54.47 44.49 0.817 6.08 27.63 Motorway miles - running in
27/09/2003 160.6 11097.6 36.90 29.85 0.809 4.35 19.78 Motorway miles - running in
28/09/2003 158.9 11256.5 28.45 24.73 0.869 5.59 25.38 Motorway miles - running in
01/10/2003 213.0 11469.5 43.82 35.45 0.809 4.86 22.09 Motorway miles - running in
Totals 11087.20 11469.50 1951.84 1585.94        
Averages         0.81 4.79 21.75  

Average Miles per Day = 29
Average Cost per Mile = 1.30
Average MPG = 21.75

New Petrol Cap   140.46
4500 service bits   1,218.00
100 mile service   102.20
New Rear Tyre   195.10
2.5l engine 3,000.00
Limited Slip Diff   655.50
Diff Bearings (5 speed)   35.65
Engine Oil 5W-40   8.99
Engine Oil 5W-40   26.90
Gear Oil   26.90
Exhaust Assembly   1,166.45
Lambda Sensor   65.14
Turbo upgrade kit   180.00
Modified Track Day Sump   450.00
Manifold to head gasket   6.32
Labour (34 hours @ 60/hour)   2,040.00
VAT    1,340.82
Total   10,658.43

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