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      09-06-2013, 10:51 AM   #1
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Hi All,

I know there are hundreds of threads about fuel consumption etc...
I'm interested to know what is everyone's average fuel consumption to this day?

Have a look in your cars now and please let me know, l/100km or MPG I don't mind. Also can you specify what cars you drive I'm specifically interested in 1 & 3 series BMW's.

Even post pics if you'd like
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      09-06-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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116i 1 series, 4000miles on the clock and i get an average of 33mpg which is pretty bad imo!
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116i 1 series, 4000miles on the clock and i get an average of 33mpg which is pretty bad imo!
I think that's pretty good, lets see what others reply with.
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      09-06-2013, 01:46 PM   #4
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Feb-2012 116d F20 sportline 20000 miles

58.5mpg
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      09-06-2013, 01:54 PM   #5
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17361 miles 54.2mpg on brimming tank, the car reckons it's a few mpg better
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      09-06-2013, 02:26 PM   #6
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F20 116i, 21000 km. 7L/100 km so far, including lots of track driving.
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Feb-2012 116d F20 sportline 20000 miles

58.5mpg
That is amazing fuel economy, how do you do it??
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17361 miles 54.2mpg on brimming tank, the car reckons it's a few mpg better
It's brilliant fuel economy. What is your secret?
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F20 116i, 21000 km. 7L/100 km so far, including lots of track driving.
That's pretty efficient for track driving! I can't believe how everyone has such great fuel efficiency. What are your driving habits on the road? Comfort/Sport/EcoPro and Highway/City...
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That's pretty efficient for track driving! I can't believe how everyone has such great fuel efficiency. What are your driving habits on the road? Comfort/Sport/EcoPro and Highway/City...
I drive in Comfort mode almost all the time with rather low RPM and low average speed. Mostly non urban driving, and I try to avoid using the brakes if possible. My best consumption is around 5 L/100 km.

At track driving I use high RPM in DSC Off mode, and get around 20 L/100 km.
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I drive in Comfort mode almost all the time with rather low RPM and low average speed. Mostly non urban driving, and I try to avoid using the brakes if possible. My best consumption is around 5 L/100 km.

At track driving I use high RPM in DSC Off mode, and get around 20 L/100 km.
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That is amazing fuel economy, how do you do it??
Diesel engines usually attain that sort of MPG

The 116d has official combined of 62.8

I have beaten that on my (mainly) motorway commute home when the traffic is light:

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M135i, 8AT, 8,500k -- av 8.1L/100k over that distance

(I know I could do better, but really, I don't want to! )

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116dA

116dA, 59000kms, total average 5.7, mostly in highway traffic with cruise control set to 150km/h.

I'm quite happy with this number, because the other cars i had before needed more fuel: focus 1.6tdci = 6.5, mondeo 2.0tdci = 6.8, lexus is250 = 8.9

Minimum reached on short distance 3.5 (300kms@90km/h)
Maximum reached (night transfer over germany) 7.5
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Diesel engines usually attain that sort of MPG

The 116d has official combined of 62.8

I have beaten that on my (mainly) motorway commute home when the traffic is light:

Cool, Thanks for the info.
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M135i, 8AT, 8,000k -- av 8.5L/100k over that distance

(I know I could do better, but really, I don't want to! )
Wow, For a M135i I would've expected the fuel efficiency to be a lot worse.
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116dA, 59000kms, total average 5.7, mostly in highway traffic with cruise control set to 150km/h.

I'm quite happy with this number, because the other cars i had before needed more fuel: focus 1.6tdci = 6.5, mondeo 2.0tdci = 6.8, lexus is250 = 8.9

Minimum reached on short distance 3.5 (300kms@90km/h)
Maximum reached (night transfer over germany) 7.5
I would also be VERY happy with that number Amazes me how efficient everyone's vehicles are.
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I would also be VERY happy with that number Amazes me how efficient everyone's vehicles are.
I'm usually going empty (just driver) for long distance + long gears on 8 speed auto makes a lot. If i compare 5 speed manual in focus and 8 speed auto in f20, there is about 800 revs difference at 140km/h.
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116i Auto,

35mpg around City
50mpg my commute to work, A Roads/Motorway.

low 40's average.

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Someone's got a manual 120d?

Just curious what can a 184hp car can do seeing all these pretty low conumption rates!
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116i, Auto, 32.456 kms, 8,1 lt/100kms.

Mind you I commute daily around 40kms, all city drive and at afternoon is quite congested.
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