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      09-16-2012, 05:15 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by parapaul View Post
If economy is a concern then stay away from the auto. Don't know about the F30 specifically, but in almost all other cases the auto box knocks a good few mpg off compared to the manual equivalent.

Effortless to drive, but never quite as intelligent as a good driver.
Are you sure as the official BMW figures quote a better mpg for auto vs manual