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      05-18-2012, 06:33 PM   #50

Drives: 2010 335d
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: New York City

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Originally Posted by maswastage View Post
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...
Where's Saintor at? He raved about that motor.... (which i drove and it sounded terrible and was very loud.)

Originally Posted by Park2670 View Post
Interesting about your economy. I havent had the chance to take any longer drives, but the few times I was able to get over 40mpg in the 528i. Must have been the short drive that caused it to stay that high.

highest economy I have gotten in the d is 35.5 from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. lowest was 28.4 during daily driving and to work. Interested to see the change if I get a software update.
i assume you view the on board computers #'s which aren't always accurate.

Originally Posted by cptcrunch View Post
If they get rid of the engine braking, I'll be sad. Its real handy in stop and go traffic.
Originally Posted by Concentric190 View Post
engine braking??
Imagine if we had jake brakes? lol, i can't imagine what it would sound like. be perfect when you spot a cop and don't want your lights to light up.