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      07-15-2011, 02:15 PM   #45
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Go to the track you can get 6 to 8.
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      07-15-2011, 04:02 PM   #46
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11.2 in the 5.0 lol..... 14.7 in the M. Probably more of a right foot ='s cool noise issue though.
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      07-15-2011, 05:49 PM   #47
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Go to the track you can get 6 to 8.
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~14 for city driving.

So how close have you guys come to running out of gas on the track? I ran it down to 1.5 gallons once.
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      07-15-2011, 06:17 PM   #48
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over the last 1800 miles, averaged 14.5 mpg actual. (digital should be around 16 mpg)
i use the gas cubby app to see how miserable my mpg is
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      07-15-2011, 06:50 PM   #49
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on a long trip this spring (over 3000 KM) I managed to get 11 L/100KM going about 10% above Canadian and US speed limits. Here and then I gave her the gun she likes it when I do it and no highway patrol around ...
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      07-15-2011, 08:14 PM   #50
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      07-17-2011, 12:08 PM   #51
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DD I get 10.2
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      07-17-2011, 01:40 PM   #52
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16.9 the first 5,500 miles. Gets 23+ on the highway at 65, 22+ at 75. The city is challenged with lots of red lights which knocks it down.
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      07-17-2011, 02:02 PM   #53
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16.9

just hit 1200 miles. 50/50 highway/city, but my highway commute is usually fairly stop and go.
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      07-17-2011, 02:16 PM   #54
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I am improving. 14.9mpg at 485 miles. What's interesting is that this M3 is only marginally worse than my 328i because I had to keep my foot in the 328i constantly. The M3, not so much.
FYI, I've been using 93 octane (citgo) exclusively.
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      07-17-2011, 06:44 PM   #55
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      07-17-2011, 07:01 PM   #56
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Average around 18.5 but I got 6.7 on the last track outing.

Showed up at the track with 3/4 of a tank. At lunch, had to fill up with about 1/8 of a tank remaining. Left the track on fumes after the afternoon sessions. So I burned almost two tanks of gas in one track day. Gotta love it
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      07-17-2011, 07:11 PM   #57
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~72 track miles = 3/4 tank consumed
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      07-17-2011, 07:53 PM   #58
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16.2 Now that I have been working on my self control skills, normally around 12.0
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      07-18-2011, 12:26 PM   #59
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19.6 over 57K of mostly highway driving around 80mph.
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      07-18-2011, 01:36 PM   #60
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At the track yesterday I was burning through 1/4 tank of gas for every 20 minute session (about 5 or 6 laps each).
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      07-18-2011, 02:11 PM   #61
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13.8 overall....mixed driving. Some cruising, some spirited. Some freeway, some street.
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      07-18-2011, 02:52 PM   #62
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So what's the capacity of the car? Manual says 16 gal INCLUDING a reserve. I've added 16 gal before! I figure the reserve MUST be in addition. Has anyone found out???
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      07-18-2011, 03:18 PM   #63
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Had the M3 for 3 weeks now, averaged 16.5mpg the first 2 weeks, now I'm averaging 19mpg, 50/50 city and hiway driving.

I think this is pretty good for the M3, I averaged 20MPG with the Corvette before the M3.
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      07-18-2011, 03:22 PM   #64
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I ran out of gas last week when my gas guage froze at the 1/3 mark, I pumped 58L at the pump and added 4/5L from a gas can.
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      07-18-2011, 03:24 PM   #65
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I made a mistake it was 8-10L from a gas can........so 58+10=68L max.
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      07-18-2011, 03:51 PM   #66
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