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      09-13-2011, 07:36 AM   #89
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Reading some of the tips on this web site will save you a fist full of cash (may it be Dollars Euros or whatever). Not only on fuel also on wear and tear of your car.

I know we all drive high end cars gas therefore should not play a role. Still the way we drive does play a role (as we all know) on our gas consumption and maintenance of our cars.

Here is the page of tips some drivers put together ----> Click here to open the page

My average on a long cross country trip last May in my M3 was 10.8 L/100 KM, this was calculated by recording all the fuel and milage. 80% highway at 10% above posted speed limits and 20% town and city driving.
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      09-13-2011, 01:38 PM   #90
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Mostly local, normal driving in D3 and the spikes indicate I drove on the freeway that week.
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      09-13-2011, 02:25 PM   #91
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      01-18-2012, 02:29 PM   #92
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About 15.5 avg..with mix of city and hwy..but i am still breaking my car in..so i shift pretty early or I leave it in D with 2 bars.
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      01-19-2012, 01:51 AM   #93
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      01-19-2012, 02:32 AM   #94
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15 mpg here.
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      01-19-2012, 02:39 AM   #95
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19mpg here. Mostly highway. Average over 11K miles. And that includes many many many drops in speed (when safe) only so that I can go WOT back to the highway crusing speed (70-75 mph).
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      01-19-2012, 02:46 AM   #96
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16.3 - suburban driving with some expressway..

i drove for 2 tanks super light on the pedal and shifting early, only got 19.0, not worth the +2.7 mpg IMHO
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      01-19-2012, 04:06 AM   #97
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I've averaged 17.1 MPG since I got the car. This includes 1500 mi in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy (autobahn, alps, stelvio pass, 6 laps of the Ring) during ED and 2k mi mixed LA driving (fwy, city, few canyon runs).
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      01-19-2012, 04:21 AM   #98
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      01-19-2012, 05:05 AM   #99
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Mine is right in the 15 mpg range with a lot of highway driving. I drive a late night 2 hour drive about 2 times a week and kill a half tank each way. I usually have cruise control set in the 80 mph range. This is terrible haha.
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      01-19-2012, 08:22 AM   #100
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My average (highway and city) is 12.4 L/100 KM. Not bad for a V8 like our car. I do not track my car and for now I have not reached the point for the first break in oil service ... so naturally I'm driving very carefully
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      01-20-2012, 02:12 AM   #101
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wow that range is terrible. LOL need to have another car, maybe a cooper s, that gets double that to break even.
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      01-20-2012, 11:51 AM   #102
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I'm 14.1 in a C63 the life of the car with mostly city driving and a heavy right foot. I expect the same in the M3 I'm getting.
I'm averaging 16.7 with 95% city driving-and I have a heavy foot. The M3's computer tells me that I'm at 15-15.4, however.

I trust my own calculations because I doubt that the gas station is really giving me more gas than I am paying for.
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      01-20-2012, 08:38 PM   #103
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I get 14.1 averaged over 5000 miles. Maybe 900 miles are highway. I drive the living piss out of my car, pretty much all the time and constantly redline the car. I figure for what I calculate, about $5 a tank, I am going to enjoy my car, to the fullest.
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      01-31-2012, 09:22 AM   #104
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Can anyone give quantitative numbers on fuel economy when using the new Auto Start/Stop vice without, on the newer model M3's?
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      04-05-2012, 09:02 PM   #105
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at m-school, it's always 6. makes me think it's WAY less than 6!!

btw, everyone should do the 2 day M school in SC. it's fantastic
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      04-05-2012, 09:47 PM   #106
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A consistent 16.5 mpg in my DD combined city and highway.
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      04-05-2012, 09:55 PM   #107
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I have probably 2000 miles on the computer since I reset it and am at 16.8 including 2 track days. Not bad! For work when I do long drives its right around 20.
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      04-05-2012, 11:38 PM   #108
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DCT 4 bars city 14.9
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      04-06-2012, 01:00 AM   #109
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13.7, I'm glad I'm not the only one with awful gas mileage!!!
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      04-06-2012, 01:03 AM   #110
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