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      01-30-2013, 01:17 PM   #1
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530D MPG

Mines not great.. I know its a cool car... but expected more than a 37 average???

I only go sideways occasionally.
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      01-30-2013, 01:34 PM   #2
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Mines not great.. I know its a cool car... but expected more than a 37 average???

I only go sideways occasionally.
Just a little below average, reporting to Honest John's site say 38.8mpg average with a spread of 34.0 44.2mpg.

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      01-31-2013, 04:10 PM   #3
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my avergae to date is 40.9 over 5000 miles. obviosuly depends upon how you drive it and the conditions you are driving it in.

When I compare mine to my previosu E39 530I, its 50% better .
25mpg in heavy town.
35mpg in light traffic around town
40-45mpg on motorway up to 70mph
upto 58mpg on very easy motorway at 60mph

generally don't thrash it but nice to know the pwoer is there and on occasions I use it which brings a smile to my face!

your figures don't sound unreasonable though.
rember its a nigh on a 1.8 ton car that can get you to 60 in ~6.0 seconds.thats pretty impressive in my book.
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Around 37 mpg for me (about 525 miles per tank of diesel)
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I only get around 34-36 at best. Maybe my right foot is too heavy...
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or you are having more fun!
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Tried EcoPro mode today and saved 0.5 miles but the driving experience was horrendous - felt like I had a 1 litre engine :-(
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