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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, Dec-03-2009, 06:34:52 PM   #11
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I live on Miami Beach where the speed limit is 30, and stop signs and stop lights are a couple hundred yards apart, so rarely get into 3rd or 4th. Guess what my MPG is....
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Bingo. Sometimes as low as 13.
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Old Thu, Dec-03-2009, 06:57:27 PM   #13
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yeah...driving in the city sucks! in traffic i'll get around 13-14mpg also!
freeway driving, around 90mph, i average 23.5mpg.

i've noticed that the car gets the best fuel economy around 60-70mph...but who cares when it's so much more fun to go fast (safely of course)!!!
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If I coast with the engine off I get infinity mpg.

And premium vs. regular is (assuming 12k miles per year and 20mpg average) about a $120 increased annual cost..... or $10 a month. Hardly anything worth talking about.... ever.

These threads annoy the hell out of me
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I got over 100 mpg before for a 5 mile stretch down a mountain. I deserve something for that.

You will get high 20's on the highway. (26-29)

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I got over 100 mpg before for a 5 mile stretch down a mountain. I deserve something for that.
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Your gas bill wont go up as much as your insurance bill.
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i get 26 over 75 mph cruise.
arround 28 mpg below 70 mph cruise
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same here really....
at 77mph I get 26-28mpg

once the foot goes down though around 100 I get 19mpg and at...150 it says about 12 LOL at 161 I wasnt paying attention to the consumption anymore..focusing on the cars that were fading in my rear view.
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I average 22-23mpg with about 80% highway/20% city driving. It is somewhat reduced during the winter months...but the power increase is worth it.
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