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      05-18-2012, 11:21 AM   #47
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Drives: 2011 335D
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Originally Posted by maswastage View Post
All in all, it seems not much has changed and that's probably a good thing. And on a side note, the 4-cylinder 528i loaner I drove returned 24 mpg on my commute vs my car's 32 mpg. So much for the 4-banger being as efficient as the diesel...
I noticed the same thing, but for me it seems like its more based on the dead spot in the pedal on the 8 speed transmission, and I have to push the pedal more in order to have the car move forward.

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Originally Posted by Toyo View Post
Car runs smooth, did not notice any loss of power, however I dont know if just me but I remember my car having like a lot of engine braking upon lifting off the throttle, dont feel that anymore it is almost as if the car had less back pressure. Does anyone else knows what I am talking about?
If they get rid of the engine braking, I'll be sad. Its real handy in stop and go traffic.
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