To be meaningful, we need to know how the guy did with the predecessor engine under the same circumstances. Also, the mpg result had to have been calibrated. And the eco features (start/stop, etc.) can be put on any engine, so those benefits need to be factored out of the equation.
Originally Posted by ningster
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)...
- Robert A
Current: '07 530i, White/Black, MT
Retired: '01 530i, '94 325is, '84 325e, '83 318is, Mazda RX2, VW Scirocco, Mazda RX7