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Old 01-17-2005, 09:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am thinking of dipping my toe into the European car market and was wondering what kind of gas mileage each of these engines get on the highway and also racing around town and stuff. I know people know these numbers so please share. Also, which engine has more aftermarket accesories for it? (ie: turbo, cai, exhaust, cams, etc...)
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318, 4 banger, better mpg, the bigger the engine, the lower the mpg
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318, 4 banger, better mpg, the bigger the engine, the lower the mpg
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Wow, thanks Mr. State-the-obvious. I wanted numbers.
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Old 01-17-2005, 09:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Normally I get 27/33 mpg city/highway.
When I push it those numbers drop to 21/28

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Normally I get 27/33 mpg city/highway.
When I push it those numbers drop to 21/28

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Thanks for the numbers. Anyone got them for the 325 or 328 for that matter?
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My 318i I drive pretty hard.

OLD TIRES: 60 Liters got me 600 kms thats 10 Kms/Liter (23.53 mpg)

New High Traction Tires: 60 liters gets me 535 kms thats 8.91 kms/liter (21 mpg)
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Thanks guys. What about turbo kits? Know of any good ones?
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318i hard to turbo with minimal gear for this model floating around, 325 i think there are a few more out, but save some bucks l8r on and just get an m3 then you cant be dissapointed
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Originally posted by live4snow+Jan 17 2005, 09:35 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(live4snow @ Jan 17 2005, 09:35 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-Rooz@Jan 17 2005, 11:30 PM
318, 4 banger, better mpg, the bigger the engine, the lower the mpg
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Wow, thanks Mr. State-the-obvious. I wanted numbers.
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wow come in barking haha, anyways my 325 gets about 20mpg with a mix of city and highway, and i get on it quite a few times... my 318 gets obviously better than that but i never took the time to figure it out. go to www.aatuning.com for turbos/superchargers. unless you got 8g for a turbo kit dont buy one. cheap is not the way to go. unless you can peice together a pretty nice one...

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Old 01-18-2005, 05:08 PM   #11 (permalink)
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the mpg is not that different between 318 and 325 but the power sure is, youll be flooring the smaller engine anyway killing the mpg benifits of a smaller engine. go for the big one, youll be way happier.
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