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      07-02-2014, 05:49 PM   #529
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Agreed but he is saying he gets 315 miles to the tank. If he fills up 15 gallons that's still 21 mpg. I just have no idea how that is possible unless you are going downhill with a tailwind and never stop once.
EXACTLY... Been saying this for awhile now. I just filled up this AM, drove from Boca to Naples and the light came on coming home. That's ALL highway cruising at 80 and I am just getting 300 a tank. City driving is like 200-210 BEST. And I have had more than 1 m3 and the results are the same. These cars come w/ a hole in the tank that leaks as you drive.
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      07-02-2014, 05:58 PM   #530
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Right on. Even with mostly highway driving a great tank for me would be like 230 miles. I haven't really done any longer distance driving though like you just did to naples so I'm sure I can improve some.
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      07-02-2014, 05:59 PM   #531
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Right on. Even with mostly highway driving a great tank for me would be like 230 miles. I haven't really done any longer distance driving though like you just did to naples so I'm sure I can improve some.
It was my first real highway tank of gas. You're the only logical one here it seems. 230 is about right on for mixed city/highway (maybe little less) but yeah this was the first time I ever saw 300
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Agreed but he is saying he gets 315 miles to the tank. If he fills up 15 gallons that's still 21 mpg. I just have no idea how that is possible unless you are going downhill with a tailwind and never stop once.
315 miles to a tank seems not too far from what I get with highway driving only. I get about 280-290 miles after filling up the tank on highway driving only over varied terrain but not mountainous terrains. My drives are usually between oklahoma and texas, occasionally into arkansas. About 80-85mph mostly constant speed. After about 280-290 miles, it takes in anywhere between 15 to 15.5 gallons. Thats about 17-18 mpg's or so. Trip computer is a lill optimistic as with these figures it is reading out 20-21 mpg's.

So 315 between fillups over highways only does not seem to be a stretch, if say, I stay constant at 75mph. But it is soo hard to stay at tht speed ;-))

Mine's a coupe thou. Is yours a convertible?? Dunno if the added weight of the convertible causes any dent in mileage. with the top down you would expect that, especially on a highway run, as the drag goes up a significant bit in 'vert mode as opposed to coupe'

now in town... another story..... about 200-220 miles tops to a tank...depends on my mood at the stop lights
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Just hit 150k in my 08 e90 Jerez black
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Just hit 150k in my 08 e90 Jerez black
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Nothing major, still on original clutch , just changes rotors at 130k,
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yes, but that doesn't mean shit. The dash gauge seems to be vacuum based, meaning it's just measuring the amount of throttle ala the old style MPG gauges in BMW/Benz
I'll take some pics at empty tank and see what the total mileage is. My mph is within a mile an hour of independent GPS readings. Should be fairly accurate.
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      07-06-2014, 02:07 AM   #539
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      07-16-2014, 04:44 PM   #540
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EXACTLY... Been saying this for awhile now. I just filled up this AM, drove from Boca to Naples and the light came on coming home. That's ALL highway cruising at 80 and I am just getting 300 a tank. City driving is like 200-210 BEST. And I have had more than 1 m3 and the results are the same. These cars come w/ a hole in the tank that leaks as you drive.
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On a recent trip from WI to MS!
Got 24 mpg on trip from Scotland back down to London at 70 - 80 mph with roof rack and two bikes up top. That's 20 of your US mpg.
On way out was 26 mpg but was chucking it down with standing water everywhere so doing more like 55 mph pretty much all the way. Again with roof rack and two bikes.
28 mpg is achievable at a steady 75 -80 with no roof rack. That's UK imperial gallons which is approx 24 US mpg.

I know diff's between UK and US mpg because of how they test for the official stats. but in the real world a tankful is a tankful right?


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      07-16-2014, 11:56 PM   #543
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      07-17-2014, 07:30 AM   #544
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People please reserve this thread for high miles and not 50-60k.
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any major issues yet? Whats your maintenance like?
Have you read any of his posts in this thread
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Have you read any of his posts in this thread
nope, I havnt posted in awhile and recently active again so missed out on alot, TBH im too lazy to go through 25 pages, just clicked last page and saw him post that.

Nice MPG too LOL
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