Aaron Carr, Kent
I recently changed from a new Fiat 500X to a slightly older Toyota Hilux to better suit my work use. When I changed, I knew that my fuel bill would increase a fair bit as the Hilux is a 2.5l over the 1.6l of the Fiat, but I really needed the pick-up for work. My boss told me how he used FTC in his Landrover Defender and was getting a good few extra miles to the gallon. So I decided to try it in the Hilux and see whether I could gain a bit more economy. Before the Hilux was returning anywhere from around 27 to 30 mpg. Once I’d dropped FTC into the tank it wasn’t long before there was a noticeable effect. The first thing was the way the car pulled. I could tell there was a difference. I could tell then and can still can feel it now. There has also been a very clear improvement in vehicles economy. With the FTC pellets in the tank, I’m now seeing figures of between 34 to 38 mpg depending on the type of driving and load. The Hilux has much better acceleration and is smoother through the entire rev range and I’m using standard fuel, I’ve not switched to the premium fuel at all. I’d recommend FTC to anyone who’s conscious of their fuel economy and wants to see better performance. I’m left with no doubt whatsoever that FTC really does what it says.