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      11-18-2019, 02:21 PM   #1
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330i owners, what mpg are you getting ?

I'm getting suspiciously low mpg, and really curious what you guys are getting.

Here is mine

Model: E92
Transmission: Auto
City:20%
A/B Roads: 40%
Highway: 40%
Fuel: Super Unleaded 99RON
MPG:19.0

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      11-18-2019, 02:44 PM   #2
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E90 330i
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City: 40%
A/B: 50%, all short ~10 min drives
Highway: 10%
US 93 octane
MPG: 22 per the OBC

I'm impressed considering how much start/stopping the car usually gets. My E60 M5 gets 13.
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      11-18-2019, 03:45 PM   #3
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E90 330i
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City: 40%
A/B: 50%, all short ~10 min drives
Highway: 10%
US 93 octane
MPG: 22 per the OBC

I'm impressed considering how much start/stopping the car usually gets. My E60 M5 gets 13.
What the fuck, if converted from us to uk mpg, you get 7 more mpg than me whilst having more city driving.
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      11-19-2019, 01:42 AM   #4
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check coolant temps,,stat may be gosed
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      11-19-2019, 08:00 AM   #5
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check coolant temps,,stat may be gosed
I'm getting 90c to 105c depending on driving.

I do have 2e84 electric coolant pump:missing code tho.

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      11-19-2019, 10:17 AM   #6
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Check my signature.

That's based on 233 fuel ups, 68k miles over 6 years on my 2006 E90 330i M Sport (N52 Engine)

Long motorways runs I can hit low 30's mpg on a tank.

Combined mixed driving around 25 mpg.

Solid urban driving I can hit as low as 18 - 20 mpg, bear in mind I live in S/E London, its very congested.
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      11-19-2019, 02:15 PM   #7
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      11-19-2019, 02:39 PM   #8
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Check my signature.

That's based on 233 fuel ups, 68k miles over 6 years on my 2006 E90 330i M Sport (N52 Engine)

Long motorways runs I can hit low 30's mpg on a tank.

Combined mixed driving around 25 mpg.

Solid urban driving I can hit as low as 18 - 20 mpg, bear in mind I live in S/E London, its very congested.
Interesting to read, I get slightly better mileage from my 335i.

Town driving 16-22mpg

Long motorway runs I have had as high 39mpg but is usually around 33mpg

Combined between 23-28mpg
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      11-20-2019, 04:53 AM   #9
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Interesting to read, I get slightly better mileage from my 335i.

Town driving 16-22mpg

Long motorway runs I have had as high 39mpg but is usually around 33mpg

Combined between 23-28mpg
A friend of mine also had a 335i same age as yours and he was getting similar to what you have which was a bit annoying, more power and better mpg

I'm tempted to look at a 340i or 440i next as they seem to have fairly good stats for mpg.
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If you are running a N53 make sure you have no nox codes stored. These will not flag up on the OBC and will need to be scanned.
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      11-29-2019, 06:42 AM   #11
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2007 e93 n53 330i auto, not long had the car and it developed a misfire sshortly after getting it and needed a coil pack on no2. Since then been mainly urban driving as you can see. No idea if that good or bad, so will have a better read of the thread.

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      12-03-2019, 08:53 PM   #12
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I bought my 330i with the N52 engine in April and it was showing an average of 28.8 mpg on the OBC, but nearly 4K miles later I've got it up to 29.7 mpg.

Mainly because I've stopped working, so I don't use it in rush hours and most of my mileage is 30+ mile trips on roads with the N/S/L.

I'm determined to get it above 30 mpg, but then my right foot gets heavy!
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      12-07-2019, 05:09 AM   #13
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E90 330i M Sport on 17" winter tyres. N53 Engine.
I just returned from a trip from UK to Maastricht (around 670 miles). Taking it very easy and consistent on motorway, I got actual 43.6 mpg (44.5 indicated).
I had the NOXEM sensor done a couple of months ago due to a NOX cat error code, plus an injector replaced and consumption has definitely improved.
Normal driving in mixed conditions I still usually get mid 30's.
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      12-07-2019, 05:10 AM   #14
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. and its a manual car.
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      12-07-2019, 11:30 AM   #15
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if MPG is a major concern just swap it for a 330/335d. Way better MPG and performance. 😄
40 urban and 50mpg on a run from my mapped manual 330d.
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