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      01-24-2013, 09:56 AM   #1
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24 mpg!!!

What you have to do to get 24 mpg is drive on the highway at 60 mph. I was escorting another vehicle - I could never do this voluntarily!
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      01-24-2013, 10:05 AM   #2
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yes normal at that speed.
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      01-24-2013, 10:07 AM   #3
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I got 22.8 on Sunday driving to my moms house at 80 MPH. Drive was 90 miles each way with no traffic. I think that is the best I have seen on my car.
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      01-24-2013, 10:14 AM   #4
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At my best, I got 26.
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      01-24-2013, 10:18 AM   #5
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I dont trust the digital gauge. I use the gas cubby app and it seems like the digital reading overshoots by about 10%.

My maximum mpg is 22.8 according to gas cubby (calculates based on how much you fill up and how far you travelled) but the digital reading in the car was 25mpg.

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If you have DCT, once the engine warms up and you drive for long period around 70 mph, you will get about 22-24mpg actual.
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      01-24-2013, 10:50 AM   #6
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My personal best 22.5 mpg, cruising 75mph...
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      01-24-2013, 11:24 AM   #7
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      01-24-2013, 11:55 AM   #8
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At my best, I got 26.
At what speed?
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      01-24-2013, 12:13 PM   #9
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At my best, I got 26.
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      01-24-2013, 12:32 PM   #10
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I don't think you were escorting anybody. I think you were trying to conserve that 1/8 of a tank you have left. Jk.
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      01-24-2013, 12:40 PM   #11
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I got in the likes of 30 to 40 mpg before....








Instantaneous reading, costing down hill
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      01-24-2013, 12:49 PM   #12
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Thats the consumption for the 221 miles... I reset the mpg at the beginning of the trip.
It was a looooong trip!
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      01-24-2013, 12:59 PM   #14
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i stopped caring about MPG after reaching my goal of 23 on any cruise. It was mostly for me to know that it is possible if i drive a certain way.
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BMW's mpg algorithm is about as reliable as a Yugo.
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Had to drive the M3 to work this week for the first time. In SoCal with little traffic driving 100 miles round trip. Average speed 65-80 and averaging 24mpg according to the digital display.
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      01-24-2013, 03:25 PM   #17
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22.6mpg average from Atlanta to Boca...includes a few spirited runs through the back roads in Atlanta. Speed average was around 67mph.
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      01-24-2013, 03:27 PM   #18
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      01-24-2013, 03:35 PM   #19
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I dont trust the digital gauge. I use the gas cubby app and it seems like the digital reading overshoots by about 10%.

My maximum mpg is 22.8 according to gas cubby (calculates based on how much you fill up and how far you travelled) but the digital reading in the car was 25mpg.

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If you have DCT, once the engine warms up and you drive for long period around 70 mph, you will get about 22-24mpg actual.
I also have to mention that on track, i averaged 5.8-6.5 mpg
about a full tank in 90 miles
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      01-24-2013, 05:46 PM   #20
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I didn't even know these cars could do 22 thats quite impressive as far as im nocerned (now that I think about it that's actually pretty bad concidering my 335 used to get 30 on long trips)
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      01-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #21
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Eww. I remember getting that during break-in. NEVER AGAIN
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BMW's mpg algorithm is about as reliable as a Yugo.
Pretty much
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