BMW 1-Series Forum (F20) 135i - 1Addicts.com > Second Generation 1 Series Forum > 2012 BMW 1-Series Sporthatch (F20) Discussion > 850 miles one one tank
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-19-2012, 03:20 PM   #1
dreamweaver
Private
 
Drives: BMW F20 Msport
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Lancashire

Posts: 77
iTrader: (0)

850 miles one one tank

Just thought I would share with you a journey I did this week, had the car 3 months now, very happy with it, just those pesky squealing brakes I need to sort.

However Monday just gone I had a work day from hell, First job was in Workington Cumbria, filled her up from nearly empty. Drove from Cheadle to Workington finished there and started to head home, got as far as Lancaster asked to do a call in Newcastle upon Tyne. Quick 180 and off I went.
Drove back to Cheadle, Tuesday return trip to Workington, and then today pottering around Cheshire, Just filled up after 850 miles on one tank.
Very impressed.
dreamweaver is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      12-19-2012, 06:49 PM   #2
orcomma
Second Lieutenant
 
orcomma's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 F20 116d Sport 5dr
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Manchester UK

Posts: 273
iTrader: (0)

which cheadle? stockport or staffs?
orcomma is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 12:36 AM   #3
nicvw
Private
 
nicvw's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW F20 125i Sport
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: South Africa

Posts: 53
iTrader: (0)

That sure is impressive, which engine do you have and were you using Eco Pro the whole time?
nicvw is offline   South Africa
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 01:01 AM   #4
Mickcasey
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 1.16 F20
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: TURKEY

Posts: 43
iTrader: (0)

it must be diesel
Mickcasey is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 01:45 AM   #5
nicvw
Private
 
nicvw's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW F20 125i Sport
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: South Africa

Posts: 53
iTrader: (0)

Yip, it would have to be
nicvw is offline   South Africa
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 03:29 AM   #6
orcomma
Second Lieutenant
 
orcomma's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 F20 116d Sport 5dr
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Manchester UK

Posts: 273
iTrader: (0)

I prefer to go by MPG - the most I've had in my 116d non-ED was back in the height of summer - about 68 over a trip back from my parents house in torquay to mine in manchester (quiet motorway all the way, constant 70mph on cruise control)

850 miles on a 13.7 gal tank = 62 mpg - not bad for motorway in what sounds like constant rush hour!

thats why diesel rocks! (and the 30 a year car tax)

im gonna be doing this round trip journey again for xmas, ill take a photo of my trip computer this time [of course, with it being winter and colder, my MPG will go down compared to summer when the air is thinner]
orcomma is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 05:39 AM   #7
steve1975l
Private
 
Drives: F20 116d ED
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: London

Posts: 90
iTrader: (0)

Very impressive, I haven't been on a long run yet but around town I'm getting 51.3mpg according to the computer. I will have to check the accuracy next fill up. I love the zero RFL!
steve1975l is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 08:09 AM   #8
will-w
'Captain Slow'
 
Drives: F20 118d M Sport
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Kent, UK

Posts: 164
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Most I can do to get 480 miles to a tank in my 118d - I must be doing something wrong!
will-w is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 09:58 AM   #9
vladberca
Brigadier General
 
vladberca's Avatar
 
Drives: '09 jetta tsi 6mt
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Craiova

Posts: 3,638
iTrader: (0)

^ It might be something "wrong" with your right foot
vladberca is offline   Romania
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 11:18 AM   #10
garethjonesuk
New Member
 
Drives: F20 118d M Sport/F30 320d Lux
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Uk

Posts: 22
iTrader: (0)

I tend to set cruise control to 75mph and my journey is 150 miles return, about 100 miles motorway and remainder relatively quiet A roads and I only get about 51mpg. The motorway is pretty quiet an I mostly never need to come off cruise control. I don't have AC on. I have a 118d M Sport Auto. The mpg doesn't seem to change noticeably between 18" or 16" tyres. On the A roads I use Eco Pro mode on motorways I have tried both Eco Pro and Comfort, neither makes much of a difference. I am not heavy on the accelerator or the brakes, the tyre pressure is spot on and still I don't get anywhere near the expected mpg. :-(
garethjonesuk is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 11:23 AM   #11
logiclee
Private First Class
 
Drives: BMW 116i
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Notts, UK

Posts: 187
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by orcomma View Post

850 miles on a 13.7 gal tank = 62 mpg - not bad for motorway in what sounds like constant rush hour!
Only 11.4 gallon tank (UK) so mid 70's depending on how much is left in the tank.

Lee
logiclee is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 11:30 AM   #12
ovekvam
Colonel
 
Drives: F20 116i M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Bryne, Norway

Posts: 2,108
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by garethjonesuk View Post
I tend to set cruise control to 75mph and my journey is 150 miles return, about 100 miles motorway and remainder relatively quiet A roads and I only get about 51mpg. The motorway is pretty quiet an I mostly never need to come off cruise control. I don't have AC on. I have a 118d M Sport Auto. The mpg doesn't seem to change noticeably between 18" or 16" tyres. On the A roads I use Eco Pro mode on motorways I have tried both Eco Pro and Comfort, neither makes much of a difference. I am not heavy on the accelerator or the brakes, the tyre pressure is spot on and still I don't get anywhere near the expected mpg. :-(
I think the consumption would be more in your favour if you drove slower. The faster you go, the more air you have to move around, wasting energy.
ovekvam is offline   Norway
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 02:22 PM   #13
orcomma
Second Lieutenant
 
orcomma's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 F20 116d Sport 5dr
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Manchester UK

Posts: 273
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by logiclee View Post
Only 11.4 gallon tank (UK) so mid 70's depending on how much is left in the tank.

Lee
Bazinga to me!

BMW site UK quotes in US GAL!

http://www.bmw.co.uk/en/new-vehicles...nicaldata.html

shocking!
orcomma is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 02:40 PM   #14
dreamweaver
Private
 
Drives: BMW F20 Msport
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Lancashire

Posts: 77
iTrader: (0)

Chaps, I spent most of the time in Eco pro mode, made sense as the weather was foul, didn't stop peeing down all the way. Kept to a steady 65 on A roads 75 on the m-way. Was doing it to see if the car could actually manage these sort of results. Also was in overtime on the way home so no major rush

Tis a good car, comfy well after 15 hours of driving I was bloody glad to get out and stretch the old legs.

The squeaky breaks are a tad annoying, is there a proper fix from BMW? and I have noticed one or twice if you have to break a bit sharpish the pedal is really stiff, they goes to norm again, will get looked at in the next week or two.
dreamweaver is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 04:26 PM   #15
Bradbury
Vroooooom!
 
Bradbury's Avatar
 
Drives: F20 120d
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Norway

Posts: 206
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Very impressive stuff. The best I've been able to do with my E87 116d is 4,2 l/100 km (67 mpg). I've achieved this several times, and common for each trip is that they've been quite slow with an average of about 76 km/h (47 mph). I would love to go for a slow drive through the Netherlands or some other really flat place, just to see how low I could bring the consumption.
Bradbury is offline   Norway
0
Reply With Quote
      12-20-2012, 05:17 PM   #16
ovekvam
Colonel
 
Drives: F20 116i M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Bryne, Norway

Posts: 2,108
iTrader: (0)

According to the latest issue of Performance BMW, an F20 116d Efficient Dynamics won its class in the RAC Future Car Challenge 2012. That is a 64 mile route from London to Brighton, and it achieved 103 mpg!

More info here:
http://www.green-car-guide.com/green...w-116d-ed.html
ovekvam is offline   Norway
0
Reply With Quote
      12-21-2012, 03:41 PM   #17
24601
Major
 
24601's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oahu, Hawaii

Posts: 1,169
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2013 Toyota Prius  [0.00]
2014 BMW 750Li  [0.00]
2013 BMW M3  [5.00]
850 miles on one tank!?! I'm jealous!
__________________
MY13 E92 M3 SS w/ ZCP l ZPP l 2MK l 6NR l 752 l M Performance Exhaust, Grill, Side Gills, C/F splitters

Sold - 2009 E92 335i LMB M-Sport
Sold - 2003 E46 M3 LSB SMG
24601 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-28-2012, 10:31 PM   #18
fuzzer
Private
 
Drives: In bits
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Scotland

Posts: 89
iTrader: (0)

That's good going ! Well done.

My all time greatest mpg has been 83mpg so far doing 56mph as to get into 8th gear and in Eco pro mode and I was really trying . I quite regularly see 70's in my 118d auto.

Over the 6000 miles I've done since September , which includes loads of town driving I'm averaging 49mpg.
fuzzer is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:11 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST