E90Post
 


GT Haus
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Powertrain and Drivetrain Discussions > N57 / M57 Turbo Diesel Discussions - 335d > So Whats Everyones Average MPG???



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-22-2013, 12:09 PM   #1
mact3333
Captain
 
mact3333's Avatar
 
Drives: 11' Audi S4
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Pacific NW

Posts: 781
iTrader: (1)

So Whats Everyones Average MPG???

Also, can you give a % of hwy vs city driving.

I am getting 30.5 mpg and I think I do 75% hwy and 25% city driving.

Last edited by mact3333; 02-22-2013 at 01:24 PM.
mact3333 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 12:20 PM   #2
335dFan
Jumping Jack Flash
 
335dFan's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Oregon (near Portland)

Posts: 1,055
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by mact3333
Also, can you give a % of why vs city driving.

I am getting 30.5 mpg and I think I do 75% why and 25% city driving.
I am at 30.3 or 30.4 mpg with my ratios reversed. I define my city to be more suburbia.
__________________
Mods-Etc: Quaife LSD w/VAC finned diff cover, M3 Rear SF Bushings, M3 sways & OEM Susp Front/Rear Cmpnt Kits ('cept strut brace), GC Caster/Camber Plates, AC Schnitzer M3 Sport Springs, JRZ RS1 dampers, JBD 100%, Goodrich SS brake lines, non-stggrd APEX ARC-8 18" wheels with Nitto Motivo tires (winter OEM 17" wheels and Blizzak LM-25).
335dFan is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 01:09 PM   #3
Got_Diesel
Private First Class
 
Drives: 335d
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: United States

Posts: 140
iTrader: (0)

Anywhere from 32-34 mpg. NYC driving, mainly highway, lots of traffic.

Take a look at my fuelly, I've only tracked the mileage on that for the past few thousand miles.

http://www.fuelly.com/driver/coolieman1220/335d
Got_Diesel is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 01:25 PM   #4
DunkinV
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 335d Carbon Generator
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Chicago

Posts: 39
iTrader: (0)

35.8 mpg, 90% highway.
DunkinV is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 04:23 PM   #5
Theseus
Registered
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: San Jose, CA, US

Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mact3333 View Post
Also, can you give a % of hwy vs city driving.

I am getting 30.5 mpg and I think I do 75% hwy and 25% city driving.
I've been hovering around 27-28mpg. I'm probably at about the same split, maybe 66% hwy, 33% city. My commute is about 12mi on the freeway, each way. I also do the odd long freeway-only trip, and runs through the twisties.

Fuelly link
Theseus is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 05:51 PM   #6
GreekboyD
Colonel
 
Drives: 2009 BMW 335d
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Posts: 2,451
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 BMW 335d  [4.00]
28 MPG, 20-25% highway
GreekboyD is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 05:55 PM   #7
Wrecker335d
Wondering what to do..
 
Wrecker335d's Avatar
 
Drives: like a cock
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Quantico or Long Island

Posts: 515
iTrader: (2)

29.5mpg. I usually do around 60% highway and 40% city.
__________________
Mods: JBD, 35% tint, Wagner Intercooler, Bilstien B12 Kit, M3 Control Arms

OEF Veteran
Wrecker335d is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-22-2013, 09:46 PM   #8
dzlmoose
First Lieutenant
 
dzlmoose's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335d M-Sport
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Toronto, Canada

Posts: 378
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 335d  [0.00]
My avg is 25.3 which is bad compared to everyone elses. My city/hwy split is 30/70.
dzlmoose is offline   Egypt
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 01:37 AM   #9
Ryebread
Diesel Fitter
 
Ryebread's Avatar
 
Drives: 335d m-sport LMB
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Philaburbia

Posts: 401
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
the computer isn't really the best way to determine this right?
Ryebread is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 06:53 AM   #10
335dFan
Jumping Jack Flash
 
335dFan's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Oregon (near Portland)

Posts: 1,055
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryebread
the computer isn't really the best way to determine this right?
I don't think so but opinions vary. I do it two ways. One on my own vehicle spreadsheet that tracks all my costs by date and mileage. The other is www.fuelly.com. In both cases it is miles since last fillup and gallons used. Apologize for overdoing my answer.
__________________
Mods-Etc: Quaife LSD w/VAC finned diff cover, M3 Rear SF Bushings, M3 sways & OEM Susp Front/Rear Cmpnt Kits ('cept strut brace), GC Caster/Camber Plates, AC Schnitzer M3 Sport Springs, JRZ RS1 dampers, JBD 100%, Goodrich SS brake lines, non-stggrd APEX ARC-8 18" wheels with Nitto Motivo tires (winter OEM 17" wheels and Blizzak LM-25).
335dFan is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 08:22 AM   #11
Persian Whisperjet
New Member
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Washington, D.C.

Posts: 20
iTrader: (0)

I'm averaging 31.7 mpg with about half or one-third highway.
__________________
Persian Whisperjet is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 08:44 AM   #12
Vreimann
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2011 335D M-Sport
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Canada

Posts: 177
iTrader: (0)

Average Mileage 28USMPG, City 70%, Hwy 30%.

Lowest from Winter 23USMPG
Best in Summer 37USMPG
__________________
2011 335D
Vreimann is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 04:45 PM   #13
Moxie
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Moxie's Avatar
 
Drives: AW 328d Touring/SG 335d
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Stuttgart

Posts: 1,859
iTrader: (11)

28 MPG - mostly city

Best I had was 34 MPG flying back & forth to Italy probably averaging 80 MPH
Moxie is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 05:07 PM   #14
sohcpunk
Second Lieutenant
 
sohcpunk's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Socal

Posts: 288
iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2011 335d  [0.00]
25mpg... mostly city
sohcpunk is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 06:47 PM   #15
Untdrums
New Member
 
Drives: '11 335d, '14 X1 sDrive
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: DFW

Posts: 27
iTrader: (0)

31.3 MPG

75% hwy
25% city
Untdrums is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-23-2013, 10:57 PM   #16
doc5339
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 2009 BMW 335d
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Charleston, SC

Posts: 37
iTrader: (0)

26.7 MPG average
75% City 25% Hwy

Best: 35.8 MPG

Only has the 335d about 7 months.

2009 BMW 335d bone stock with just about 48,000 miles on it.
doc5339 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 01:02 AM   #17
Ryballz
Private First Class
 
Drives: 335d
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Colorado

Posts: 116
iTrader: (1)

Wow I'm the best so far at just over 37mpg lifetime average.

80% of my commute is highway at 70-85mph. But we also use my car mostly doing family stuff. I also take my kids to school every day(about a mile and a half round trip) and pick them up frequently. I figure the car doesn't even get a chance to get warmed up on those.

On weeks they're out of school, and my car is only used for commuting (60 miles each way) I've had tanks of over 40mpg. My best mileage on a tank was 640 miles, which worked out to just under 42mpg.
Ryballz is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 11:01 AM   #18
theskunk
Private
 
theskunk's Avatar
 
Drives: none yet
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Raleigh, NC

Posts: 83
iTrader: (0)

I'd love to see more people on fuelly with this, based on my math, the on board computer can be up to 2-3 mpg off for the entire tank.

From my experience, the computer is taking samples fairly frequently, however tends to 'throw out' the higher mileage samples in favor of lower mileage samples very quickly so that its not factoring them in anymore. For example: I drove 225 miles on the highway on the way home from a business trip, cruise set at 75mph the whole way (some limited traffic) and the iDrive was showing 35.6mpg when I got off the interestate. I went STRAIGHT to the guel station that I use near the house, around 14-15 miles of heavy traffic 35mph driving, stop and go, etc... and by the time i got there it had dropped to 33.1. Fuelly calculated it to around 37mpg.

If you're not on fuelly, sign up, let it run a tank or three, and bookmark it on your smartphone so that you don't have to log into the service, just pull it up, type in your numbers, and then drive off.

http://www.fuelly.com/driver/rwilmoth/335d
theskunk is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 01:16 PM   #19
kbsilver
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Central Jersey

Posts: 161
iTrader: (0)

I posted this on another board, may be helpful:

Carefully watching cause and effect for well over a year, I believe I have a handle on what impacts MPG of the 335D. Using highway driving under optimum conditions (flat roads, less than 75 MPH, ambient temp about 70 but NO AC usage), I achieve 40 MPG. These are the factors that reduce that amount.

The EGR program update lost 2MPG (That has been fixed with a later update)
A/C uses 2 MPG
Each 10 degree drop in ambient temp temp loses 1 MPG
18" wheels may lose 1 MPG or so (I have 17's so cannot verify)

Also averaging out all the manual MPG calcuations with my OBC, I get 4.5% better MPG than the OBC indicates.
kbsilver is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 01:22 PM   #20
335dM
Major
 
Drives: 335d m package
Join Date: May 2011
Location: montreal

Posts: 1,023
iTrader: (0)

25.6 Mpg 80/20 highway/city
335dM is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 04:19 PM   #21
Got_Diesel
Private First Class
 
Drives: 335d
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: United States

Posts: 140
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by theskunk View Post
I'd love to see more people on fuelly with this, based on my math, the on board computer can be up to 2-3 mpg off for the entire tank.
Thats what I've noticed as well.

Another thing, the range calculated is VERY accurate. if my distance traveled added to the distance remaining, divided by 16.25 gives me a spot on mpg for my tank. ie. 540 miles would be roughly 33mpg. 570 miles would yield 35mpg and so fourth.
Got_Diesel is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-24-2013, 06:46 PM   #22
Persian Whisperjet
New Member
 
Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Washington, D.C.

Posts: 20
iTrader: (0)

Agree with the skunk as well. I generally find the on-board computer is 1.5-2 mpg more pessimistic than my manual mileage calculations.
__________________
Persian Whisperjet is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:04 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST