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      01-21-2012, 02:45 PM   #21
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Drives: e92 335d lci
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: kent

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Originally Posted by Kerr View Post
I've been driving a 120d the last couple of weeks.Sunday drive at 50-60mph managed a very good 60.1mpg.

130 miles at 75mph today returned 48mpg but when in town that slumps to 33mpg. Surprised to see a 335d match a 120d as usually the short journeys are the killers for economy with big engines.

Reading what other people post, there does not seem to be much between the 335i and 335d but I guess that will vary hugely to how and where you are driving.
tbf i am a very gentle driver and the 335d needs very little throttle to move it ive not seen less than 30mpg all the time ive had it and that was when the egr thermo was playing up. ive driven a manual 335i with the perf exhaust and although the sound id adictive i love the way the diesel drives and would prefer economy over the sound