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      01-26-2010, 09:44 AM   #14
Socom
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Originally Posted by I335 View Post
I have to say, I'm not impressed with the mpg figures they're reporting in the article. I've done just about as well w/my 335i on similar-length trips. Around here diesel is more expensive than 93 octane gas. If I had a 335d I don't think I'd be able to recoup the extra cost of the car/fuel for as long as I owned the vehicle.
per http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/sbs.htm

335i with A/T 17 / 26 and the 335d (A/T standard) is 23 / 36. Safe to say on "your trips" you'd probably get better mileage than they did. Can't argue that.
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