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      02-17-2013, 02:50 PM   #20
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Drives: 2018 M3/2011 1M
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Originally Posted by younghno50 View Post
my 35i sav gets 18.5 city 26 highway. diesel is like 1-2 miles more per gallon and not worth the hassle of trying to find diesel for me.

if fuel consumption is a factor, i hear the cayenne diesel gets close to 30 on the highway...if not, and neither is money, i'd go with the 50i for the sound of that monster v8.
I think the way one drives along with the weather and finally the drive (i.e. what exactly is city driving?) has so much to do with fuel economy. Witness the X1 loaner I'm driving with the 2.0 4cyl engine and AWD. I'm averaging 16
2018 M3, Mineral White, 6 speed, ZCP, loaded sans CCB
2011 1M, Black loaded sans sat radio