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      01-24-2013, 09:06 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by John 070
I had a car that leaked fuel but I think it only cost around $1.09 at the time so I lived with it. At $3+ per gallon it would pay to fix that leak. 9 mpg is not possible imho with a 3 series. It is with a SUV, but even 328i loaners get 15-16 in the city. 335i's should be 19 in the city.
9mpg is certainly possible in a 335. I was seeing 8-9mpg when my Vanos solenoids went out. My car is currently in perfect condition mechanically and I average 14mpg in the city. So yes, it is technically possible!

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