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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
BMWs throw back to the iconic 2002, with a renewed form and function. The smallest car in BMW's line up but still packs a punch. Available in coupe or convertible, powered by either an inline 6 in the 128 or the twin turbo rocket sled 135.

 
 
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Old 09-11-2012, 06:39 PM
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Mein Auto: 2012 BMW 128i Convertible
Question for 2012 128i convert owners

Of course I'm loving this car, but I am really getting bummed out my mpg. Driving it in Germany I attributed the 22.0 mpg to European gas and the mountainous terrain. Once I started driving here in the US I got closer to 23.0 and assumed it would improve as I broke in the car. But I am now approaching 5000 miles and still am getting rather crappy gas consumption. The best I've gotten was a long trip totally on interstates where I averaged 27.3. The rest of the time I'm getting 22-23 mpg for secondary road (not city) driving. I'm not even close to the advertised mpg. Very disappointed.
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