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      07-01-2012, 01:40 PM   #89
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Hi guys, new on here, just bought z4 23i, with 28000 on the clock.
Checked fuel physically getting 34 ukmpg and reset computer says 33. Thats running to and from work, 15 minute journey, 7 minutes at 30mph with three stops(traffic lights), 4 at 40 and the rest at 60. So by the time i get to work the engine has only just warmed up. Down to 3mm tread on tyres.
And by the way i love the car,
Just need some decent tyres!
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      07-03-2012, 03:57 AM   #90
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Interesting thread.. but doesn't a comparison isn't really possible since fuel consumption is (obviously) very dependent on driving style.

I got something like 10 mpg on my last drive.

I was using the turbochargers a great deal and oil temperature per the gauge under the tachometer was 265F (65F ambient air temperatures, night time).

That probably had something to do with the lower than average fuel economy figures
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      07-04-2012, 07:09 AM   #91
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After a month of ownership, I'm getting 23 MPG with my 35i.
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      07-04-2012, 08:00 AM   #92
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Average so far has been 26mpg 35i DCT running in Normal mode 80% of the time so far, we've only had the Z4 for 5 weeks.

Just over 30mpg on the motorway cruising at around 80mph.
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      07-04-2012, 08:14 PM   #93
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http://www.fuelly.com/car/bmw/z4
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      07-10-2012, 08:48 PM   #94
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35i DCT 32000kms
12-13km/l on the expressway (110-130km/h) which A/C on. It's probably -1 with the roof down but haven't really cared to measured it...
7-9km/l in and around the city.
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      07-11-2012, 12:54 PM   #95
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35i DCT
21.1 MPG
Mix of about 50/50 city/highway

Drive in Sport Shifting and Sport Mode 90% of the time.
Drive in Normal Shifting and Normal Mode only when engine is warming up. Drive in Sport+ 10% of the time.

Manual Shifting vs Auto Shifting is about 50/50
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      07-11-2012, 03:13 PM   #96
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Exactly the same mileage in mixed driving as 35idriver, but I have a 35i 6MT and drive in sport mode 100% of the time. On straight highway driving I get 29-30 mpg. This is after 3 months of ownership (3400 miles).
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      07-11-2012, 03:53 PM   #97
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      07-14-2012, 03:53 AM   #98
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Tyre Pressure, 32 PSI
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