Originally Posted by DougLikesBMW
Can someone clear this up for me? Why does BMW want this vehicle to be FWD? Is it more MPG efficient than RWD?
Yes, FWD is slightly more efficient (1-2mpg) than RWD. Also, many buyers are in colder climates are put off by the RWD since the perception is that its much more difficult to drive in snow than FWD.