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Old 02-01-2013, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by champaign777 View Post
how about gas
is it really so heavy on gas as 23 MPH on a HW for SAT and 22 MPH on a HW for manual ??
I track my mileage every time I fill up. I drive 80% of the time on the freeway, but a lot of that is stop and go (I live in Los Angeles, go figure!!), and I'm averaging about 20.5 mpg. My dashboard tells me I'm getting 22.4, but the math says different. I've gotten as high as 25 indicated (figure 23 calculated) on a long freeway trip at 75 mph, and as low as 16 mpg on mostly city driving. I'm typically pretty light on the throttle, with an occasional blast up through the gears just to blow the cobwebs out (both the car and me).

2008 550i, Carbon Black, Black Dakota, 6MT, Sport Package, Nav, Logic7, Comfort Access, Cold Weather, Folding Rear Seats, iPod SOLD, but not forgotten
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