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  1. Sport mode fuel consumption change in manual 118i

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    First post here so I'm not sure if this is under the right section. Not a huge petrolhead so looking for an answer to this query. I had always previously been under the impression that using Sport mode would increase fuel consumption, but is this true in this case: 2019 BMW 118i M Sport Shadow...
  2. 2008 E90 320d Sudden change in mpg

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hey Guys, My 320d has suddenly started to return less mpg, this is particularly noticeable when accelerating, even gently. Any acceleration, no matter how gentle makes the mpg needle shoot all the way 8mpg. I have also noticed that the mpg needle flicks about under constant load, i.e. if I...
  3. BMW 535D e60 272 hp Fuel Consumption Problem

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I have a problem with my new bought 535d non-LCI 2005. The car takes more with 2 l that it supposed to. I cannot drop the fuel consumption below 9.5 on highaway (100 km/h - 120 km/h soft drive ). Average fuel consumption is about 12. What i have done: 1) Check for errors , everything is...
  4. N42b18b Horrible MPG of 15.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello There, I have been wondering why this creepy N42 in my 316ti is sucking Fuel too much. for a trip of 7 Kilometers it sucks 1 liter of Fuel. I monitored the Car through OBD and it's clearly sucking fuel. The OBD term Average Fuel consumption displays 9.5% but in reality when I log a trip...
  5. BMW e60 fuel reserve coding issue?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys, So for awhile now I've been wanting to code my e60s 1st fuel reserve warning off, as it came up at just under quarter of a tank. Reason being? I wanted to use the speedometer without interruptions. I did a quick google search and seen a few people on the m5 forum mention the following...
  6. BMW E36 318TI 1998 - Fuel Consumption Issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi :) I'm new here, so sorry if I appear to be a bit dumb. I'm also not really a 'car person'. I bought this car secondhand recently and had it serviced and it seems to go well. My understanding is that it is the 'sport' model as it has such markings. It seems to use quite a lot of fuel...
  7. 320d vs 330d fuel consumption at high speed

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi there, Im looking to buy an E46 320d or a 330d to replace my rather thirsty V6 Alfa. Im in a part of South Africa with decent roads, but hardly any traffic cops. A wonderful combination, I know. So.... I do mostly motorway miles at 140-160kph (85-100mph). Folks here have the...
  8. 320d 2004 msport fuel consumption costly

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi all, i have a e46 54 plate 320d msport 96k miles, it is killing me on fuel, i have had it a year now and it has always given me approx 25 mpg to 31 mpg max, i only use bp and shell fuel, i had it serviced by a bm specialist 3 months ago and had a clutch change, tyre pressure is fine, no extra...
  9. E60 530D Problems with fuel economy, engine judder and lag!?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I have a problem with fuel economy, engine judder and lag. I am posting as have looked through the forums extensively and am now very confused. Apologies, the story is a bit long... Three weeks ago I bought an E60 530D M-Sport quite cheaply as it had a faulty Idrive (it has pro idrive when it...
  10. E36 compact high fuel consumption

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    My compact with a 1.6 M43 engine has what I think is very high fuel consumption, the car does short journey's of 2 miles in the morning then the same later in the day and it's returning just 20mpg. It's been recently serviced there's no fuel smell and the exhaust is clean with very little sooty...
  11. 2007 E87 120D Increased fuel consumption after service

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I recently had a 2nd oil change and inspection carried out at 36,000 miles on my 2007 120D Msport auto. This was done by a recommended independant who reset the service light etc. Since this was done though the MPG has dropped, especially on the work run (previously the lowest was 38mpg, now...
  12. E46 330ci Fuel v E46 M3 Fuel

    General BMW Discussions
    Whats the differnace like in fuel consumption im thinking about chopping in my 330 for a m3 but is there much of a differnace in fuel?
  13. 2004 E85 Z4 2.2i - air drag influence when driving with top down?

    BMW Z Series - Tech Talk Z1, Z3, Z4, Z8, Z9
    I like to drive my Z4 roadster with top down. This way has better looks! However, I am wondering how much the fuel consumption will increase if I drive Z4 with top down, but with A/C turned off? Normally I drive around or less than 40mph in town with top down, not on the motorways.