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Old 08-28-2012, 09:45 AM
sunny5280 sunny5280 is offline
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Originally Posted by Prometheus View Post
I will be renewing my x5 in a few years, and will remember this thread when I consider a 4.4 over the 3.0 engine. If the 4.4 is so economical, The 3.0i becomes redundant after ignoring the price difference. Also, another important consideration is that the 4.4 may last longer with the reduced torque to haul the mass of the car.
The official government numbers are:
2001 3.0 / auto:
City: 14
Highway: 19
Average: 16
2001 4.4 / auto:
City: 12
Highway: 16
Average: 14
Unofficial numbers from actual drivers:
2001 3.0 / auto:
Average: 17.3
2001 4.4 / auto:
Average: 18
http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/Find....17196&id=17198
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