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Old 11-05-2004, 08:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought BMW 2001/325I series about 2 months ago from a private dealer.What i was seeing strange for a while is about the gas Mileage.I'm using the 93 Grade gas and it gives about 14-15Miles/Gallon on an average(highway and local routes in California). ghead

Is something that is wrong or i need to do like servicing or Oil-change(it still shows 3500 miles for oil change and keeps droping down as i drive).Everything else is fine.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!!
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good lord. O.o

im always acceleration fast and i still get 17 - 18 mpg. and thats rural driving. i've taken my car on the highway maybe 5 times since i've been driving it. (about 8 months)

i'd have that checked out, the money you spend fixing the problem could probably be made up with time by getting the extra 30 - 50 miles out of each tank.
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yea thats not right..

my 5-speed 01 325i using 91 octane gets about 24.7 avg mpg in half city/hwy driving conservatively ...range on a full tank nets anywhere from 391 to 415 mi...better get it looked at.
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Originally posted by BMWstealth@Nov 5 2004, 08:54 PM
Hi Members,

I bought BMW 2001/325I series about 2 months ago from a private dealer.What i was seeing strange for a while is about the gas Mileage.I'm using the 93 Grade gas and it gives about 14-15Miles/Gallon on an average(highway and local routes in California). ghead

Is something that is wrong or i need to do like servicing or Oil-change(it still shows 3500 miles for oil change and keeps droping down as i drive).Everything else is fine.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!!
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Has there been any modding done that you know of? Some off brand software (chip) could have side effects like that... =/
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