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      01-10-2013, 04:49 PM   #23
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I always get more then 1000 kilometers. I never run it all the way down, so not sure about the accurate number.
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      01-10-2013, 10:35 PM   #24
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My 535 6-speed will read 500+ on a pure highway mileage fillup. And that's usually averaging about 80.
My 535i auto gets about 550+ mpg on 100% highway too.
Sucks now I'm doing 100% city and I'm only getting about 250 mpg.
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      01-10-2013, 10:41 PM   #25
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I always get more then 1000 kilometers. I never run it all the way down, so not sure about the accurate number.
is your car 520D
wow 1000km you must only drive highway and no city.
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      01-10-2013, 11:38 PM   #26
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The 550 is certainly a gas hog. I've only driven mine roughly 1,000 miles, but I seem to be averaging 18.3 mpg, 350 miles to a full tank. 70% highway perhaps. This is in contrast to my 2002 540, which averaged 22 mpg. 100 extra horse power = 20% reduction in fuel economy. Hard to explain in a town where the Prius rules.

But the ride justifies the guzzle I suppose.
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      01-11-2013, 07:11 AM   #27
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is your car 520D
wow 1000km you must only drive highway and no city.
Yeah, F11 520d

It's mostly highway driving, but also some driving in the city and up on the mountain. A typical trip is from within the city (Oslo) to a mountain somewhere.
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      01-11-2013, 08:15 AM   #28
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My 535d rarely gets over 400 miles per tank, infact recently I have been lucky to get 360. 60/40 split of urban/motorway
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      01-11-2013, 01:43 PM   #29
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I only get 300 miles , 100 city driving. Is that good enough for 528i xdrive?
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      01-11-2013, 01:45 PM   #30
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I mean 280-290 miles
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      01-11-2013, 02:31 PM   #31
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Ive gotten about 375ish on my 535
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      01-12-2013, 01:59 AM   #32
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Haven't driven it that close to empty, but probably between 240 and 280 miles. I get 13.8 mpg on average with >90% street driving.
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      01-12-2013, 09:26 AM   #33
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I seem to be getting better gas mileage as I put more miles on the car. Is that the norm? It could just be a bit more highway driving but I got 305 miles on my first tank, 318 next, then 332 and now I'm already at 292 with more then 1/4 tank left.

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      01-12-2013, 11:51 AM   #34
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How do you 550 guys get 300+ miles with urban driving? I admit I don't have a light foot and my home is really uphill, so more gas goes into the engine when I go home, but I only get like 220-250 miles per tank on my 550xi. And I drive 60/40 highway/city.

When driving on a highway only, the best I ever got was a little bit under 370 miles to the tank.
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      01-12-2013, 12:35 PM   #35
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How do you 550 guys get 300+ miles with urban driving? I admit I don't have a light foot and my home is really uphill, so more gas goes into the engine when I go home, but I only get like 220-250 miles per tank on my 550xi. And I drive 60/40 highway/city.

When driving on a highway only, the best I ever got was a little bit under 370 miles to the tank.
Wow! Thought I had a heavy foot. I get around 300-320.
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      01-12-2013, 01:48 PM   #36
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f10 520d: 1100 km mixed roads and 50% highways
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      01-13-2013, 07:32 AM   #37
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I get between 400-450 miles per tank. I do very little motorway driving though, maybe 50-70 miles out of that.
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      01-13-2013, 08:55 AM   #38
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1287Km is my record but my average when doing the odd traffic light Grand Prix etc is 900 I have to say my 520d has the best gas mileage and still pretty good performance in sport+
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      01-13-2013, 09:33 AM   #39
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1287Km is my record but my average when doing the odd traffic light Grand Prix etc is 900 I have to say my 520d has the best gas mileage and still pretty good performance in sport+
I find milage to be best when I use the adaptive cruise control a lot. And that will disable sport+. Interesting though, I'll will check this out.
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      01-13-2013, 12:22 PM   #40
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gotta get my foot checked, I'll be lucky if i hit 200 when I fill up. 90% city driving in NY
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      01-13-2013, 07:03 PM   #41
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It so depends where you drive. I drove 342 miles on a quarter of a tank from the North of the UK to the South @ 56 mph in rush hour traffic. I got an average of 67.5 mpg. I did the same trip in reverse the next week and got 58.8...

I have had 840 miles from my 2013 520d but do believe given the right location I could do the thousand...at least I believe it but probably will never be able to prove it.

I used to go everywhere @ high speed but nowadays cruise around 65 listening to music and enjoying my journey.

Sam.
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