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The 2 Series coupe is the replacement for the E82/E88 1 series coupe. Production starts in November 2013 on the 228i (N20) and M235i (N55) coupes. Look for them in dealerships in February 2014. The convertible F23 2 series will follow in the fall of 2014.

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Old 05-04-2019, 11:32 PM
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I just got this 2016 M235i from a BMW dealer and the MPG is worse than I expected

According to this link I should be getting 22 mpg on comfort mode but I can barely muster up 18 on eco pro driving like an old lady. What should I check for to make sure the car is performing properly? I just notice the fuel going down so quickly right before my eyes. I feel like there's something wrong.
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Old 05-05-2019, 05:14 AM
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Is the car under a warranty? If it is take it to the dealer and have the tech scan the entire car for codes. What brand and octane of gas do you buy?
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Old 05-05-2019, 06:03 AM
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Old 05-05-2019, 08:22 AM
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Its estimated mpg. Never going to be exactly what they suggest. lot of factors play a part in mpg, ambient temp, air temp, driving style. etc etc
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Old 05-05-2019, 09:21 AM
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MPG is bad after a cold start up, and can go down a lot when sitting at red lights. The best way to see if you really have MPG problems is to take a long drive with no stops, e.g. an uncongested interstate, and then compare that to the EPA Highway MPG. Also, the MPG reported by the on-board computer can vary from the actual "gas pump" MPG. My BMW's have had the gas pump and OBC MPG's vary by +3% (gas pump MPG 3% higher than OBC MPG), -4%, and -5%.

I took a country drive in my 535i Friday, 27 miles each way. My car supposedly gets 30 MPG Highway, according to the EPA. Outbound, I got 28.3 MPG according to the OBC/Trip Computer. Coming back, the OBC/TC MPG was 30.0. Outbound, I was carrying about 200 pounds of cargo. Coming back, I drove a little slower to see if I could hit 30.0 MPG... and I did. On each leg I lost 0.3 MPG just backing into the driveways.
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Old 05-11-2019, 10:28 AM
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I just got this 2016 M235i from a BMW dealer and the MPG is worse than I expected

Totally an estimate

Slam ur foot on the gas pedal & have fun!! these BMWs are not Accords or Camry’s
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:41 AM
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EPA "Estimated" MPG 23 combined with 20mpg city and 30mpg highway.

tires (including air pressure), alignment, weight (how much crap you carrying around in the car or #'s of people and pets), and idling are four impactful things when it comes to mpg. don't know how you determined 18mpg, but that's realistic. Oh one last impactful thing: buyer's remorse.
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Old 05-21-2019, 04:26 PM
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Yes, your mileage is low. I own that make and model. 25 overall; 28 highway.
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Old 07-07-2019, 05:18 PM
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I just got mine and avg over 30 hwy, combo is 24mpg. Using 93 of course BUT I drive like I stole on the twisties. Why? Because I can.

Seriously, check the air filter. Add BG44 and see what happens after 3 fill ups. No misfiring so not a coil issue. Spark plugs...doubt it. Air pressure in tires...nope. Check for codes like others had suggested.
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I have never had any BMW get closes to fuel economy estimates and comfort mode makes little difference. On all of my BMW turbo 6 cylinders I have had over the years I average between 16 and 20. My M2 averages 18 but will do 25 on the highway. Also the more ethanol in the fuel the less your MPG will be.
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