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#1 (permalink) Old 08-23-2004, 05:04 AM
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hey guys...

i was just wondering if any1 knows how much fuel an 325i uses? i was thinking of getting one but im not sure if ill b able to afford 2 run it, if not ill either get a 320 or 318 but i really do want a 325 because it is much faster!

thanks, hope u can help!!!

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325e i get like 26-32 MPG and the i and iS i have no idea...sorry...

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All of the 6 cyl. engines 320 - current 330 all get similar fuel economy at 28-32 average depending on your style of driving. the 4 cyl engines get 36 - 40 mpg, unless you have an auto in which case you will be lucky to get much over 30 mpg.

The cost of fuel saved by having a manual gear box in the UK will pay for your annual service on a 316!!!
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i cant agree to that because all my i and is friends who drive slower and more economic that me get way less gass mileage...being that the e makes power at lower RPMs it gets better economy...thus the E meaning ETA which is greek for economic :P

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Well, all I will say is my E46-M52 328i regularly gives me 31 MPG, my E30 316i auto gave me 30 MPG. My friend's E36 320i gives him 30 MPG, and my other friends M3 (E36) gives him 22 mpg (but he has a heavy right foot.
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haha we all do :P (have a heavy right foot) at times

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my 325i auto seems to get 18-21 MPG on average, depending on how fast I drive and if the a/c is on.
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Originally posted by greenlightracer@Aug 23 2004, 11:09 AM
my 325i auto seems to get 18-21 MPG on average, depending on how fast I drive and if the a/c is on.
Like the man said - automatics take up a lot more gasoline.
You can use just as much with a manual, but you'd have to be trying.


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man with the my e i would run that thing hard through an entire tank and still come out with 22-26 MPG haha i never complained...just loved telling civics after i beat em "I got 121 stock hp and get 32 MPG..ohh and its 20 years old and paid for...what about you?"

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does any1 know how much mpg the 318is gets?


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Originally posted by Slvr E30iS@Aug 24 2004, 01:57 AM
does any1 know how much mpg the 318is gets?
dude go read a book...pick up the owners manual lol

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do you know this about my car.... how about this.. do you know this? hey everybody wanna tell me everything about my silver 1991 318is so that i dont have to ask anymore?

try doing a search before you ask a question.

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do you know this about my car.... how about this.. do you know this? hey everybody wanna tell me everything about my silver 1991 318is so that i dont have to ask anymore?

try doing a search before you ask a question.
werd...you have the manual for it right?! There this new trend...kinda goofy...they are called books there seems to be a concensus around here...i think we should all chip in and buy you a Bently E30 Manual

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