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      06-02-2008, 03:34 PM   #1
Drives: 2011 SG E92 M3, 6MT
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BMW Canada's fuel economy ratings

According to the website the fuel economy for the M3 is as set out below.

Fuel Consumption

City, man/auto (L/100km) 15.3/15.3
Combined, man/auto (L/100km) 12.8/12.9
Highway, man/auto (L/100km) 9.7/9.9

This says that the 6MT gets slightly better fuel economy than the 7-speed M-DCT equipped car. However, the BMW international website says that the M-DCT gets better fuel economy than the 6MT. The press release for the new transmission in January also said that M-DCT "reduces fuel consumption by a significant margin".

What gives? I have a question submitted to BMW right now on the matter.
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