Originally Posted by Brian@MWP
I have close friends at BMW and most techs are saying depending on how you drive 1 quart of oil every 1000 to 1200 miles is normal. I know this doesn't sound right to most but unless you have visual leaks or signs of oil burning oil ( excessive smoke from tail pipes) most dealers with tell you there is no problem.
I could understand turbocharged cars doing this. I don't know so much about NA. I haven't noticed the car burn any oil at all.