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Old 06-28-2012, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Robert A View Post
How do you quantify the fuel economy bump with the 4 cylinder? The 528i when from 22 to 23 city mpg when the 240 hp 6 cyl. motor was replaced with the new turbo 4. To me, that's no improvement.
My friend who drives the F30 says he gets close to 40 mpg when cruising on the freeway at 75 mph... there are some new features, such as engine shut down at stop lights, economy setting (eco, comfort, sport) which seems to keep the car at a higher gear (noticeably slower pick up)...
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