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      12-21-2012, 11:44 AM   #94
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Drives: 2010 AW 335d
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Originally Posted by Jamesons Viggen View Post
I would buy a diesel BMW if they offered it with a manual.

My worst tank ever in this car(12 dyno pulls and romping on it the rest of the tank) was 28.5.

My usual average is 30-32. When I am getting to work and put it in COMFORT I average 39mpg with a bit of stop and go.

I don't know, I think that is impressive.
I may have come off a bit harsh on the F30. Don't get me wrong, I don't mean that it's not impressive in general. That kind of performance-to-fuel efficiency is very impressive indeed. It's just that the D has at least the same or even better performance and fuel efficiency, and it's been around for several years already. So for me personally, coming from the D, there's no reason to think about switching to the F30.

Out of curiosity, do you know your trip computer average speed over the course of those 30-32 mpg tanks? And is that mpg from the trip computer or hand calculated?