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      12-02-2013, 03:29 PM   #23
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      12-06-2013, 11:46 PM   #25
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Got my car back today from the engine malfunction light thing, they said it was a piston misfire and then some coding errors.
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      12-07-2013, 12:01 AM   #26
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I average 17.8mpg with city and hiway combined. I reset it three-four tanks of fuel ago and now it has settled at 17.8 and dosent change much, I thought it wasn't that great but after seeing what you guys get I feel a lot better about it.
Canadian gallons are different 1 Canadian = 1.2 US . . . still . . 14.8 mpg is great compared to what others are getting.
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      12-07-2013, 12:18 AM   #27
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I have an X5 5.0 with 19 inch wheels 285/45/19 back and 255/50/19 front
I have summer sport tires and could hardly move in 1/2 inch of snow

I was wondering what would be an ideal tire for the winter
i need performance as well as some traction
should i go with snow tires or all season? What are pros and cons of each

can you recommend a brand and size

thanks
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      12-07-2013, 06:52 PM   #28
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Canadian gallons are different 1 Canadian = 1.2 US . . . still . . 14.8 mpg is great compared to what others are getting.

i am well aware of different gallons. However Canadians will use US gallons when discussing mpg rarely do Canadians use british gallons for anything since liters are a much simpler unit of measurement. I am quoting US gallons
My current after a week of city driving is 17.1mpg and so you can convert it yourself that's 13.7L/100km




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      12-09-2013, 04:50 PM   #29
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My X5 5.0 M-sport stats:

All highway normal driving 20-21mpg
highway spirited 17-18
city 14-15
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      12-09-2013, 06:59 PM   #30
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My X5 5.0 M-sport stats:

All highway normal driving 20-21mpg
highway spirited 17-18
city 14-15
Thus Spoke Zarathustra

(Sorry, I just had to).
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      12-09-2013, 09:30 PM   #31
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Averaging 15.8 mpg with a mixture of freeway and city.
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      12-10-2013, 11:54 AM   #32
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I'm definitely taking my 50i in then. I'm lucky if I see 14 and I babied the last tankful with my tune disabled.

I live in the leafy suburbs surrounded by fields. No city driving but no real highway either.
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      12-10-2013, 12:33 PM   #33
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Showing 14.1 in this cold weather, crawling in the True North
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      12-10-2013, 04:30 PM   #34
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2010 X5M, 21K miles. Average city/highway 15.2 mpg since it was new - spirited driving.
When wife did most of driving average up was about 16.5mpg. I get about 17 on the highway at 80-90 mph. Wife gets over 19 mpg 70-80 mph.
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      12-10-2013, 04:58 PM   #35
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Showing 14.1 in this cold weather, crawling in the True North
I have been lucky avoiding downtown rush hour....I just drove from Calgary to Sylvan lake today the hi ways suck. In town is worse with all of the snow build up on side streets
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      12-10-2013, 07:07 PM   #36
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I got about 11-12 mpg before I traded mine in for a 35d
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      12-10-2013, 11:10 PM   #37
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I got about 11-12 mpg before I traded mine in for a 35d
What do you get with your diesel? I average 24mpg I haven't re-set it in months and it sees mostly town driving. I have got 30mpg on hiway trips.
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      12-11-2013, 08:10 AM   #38
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i am well aware of imperial vs metric gallons. However Canadians will use imperial gallons when discussing mpg rarely do Canadians use metric gallons for anything since liters are a much simpler unit of measurement. I am quoting US gallons
My current after a week of city driving is 17.1mpg and so you can convert it yourself that's 13.7L/100km



No such thing as a metric gallon. The metric system uses liters. Gallons are either US or Imperial. Canada used imperial but now the country has mostly switched to the metric system.
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      12-11-2013, 01:44 PM   #39
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No such thing as a metric gallon. The metric system uses liters. Gallons are either US or Imperial. Canada used imperial but now the country has mostly switched to the metric system.
Sorry I worded it wrong British gallons or US gallons is simpler, I am correct in the fact that Canada with use US gallons when discussing fuel mileage. US gallon 3.7L British gallons are 4.5L and a dry gallon is 4.4L but isn't used to measure liquid.
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What do you get with your diesel? I average 24mpg I haven't re-set it in months and it sees mostly town driving. I have got 30mpg on hiway trips.
So w/ 21" 215s I'm getting about 22mpg (mostly urban driving in the DC area). I got about 25mpg on a recent road trip to FL (fully loaded w/ myself/wife/3 kids & accompanying luggage)
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Sorry I worded it wrong British gallons or US gallons is simpler, I am correct in the fact that Canada with use US gallons when discussing fuel mileage. US gallon 3.7L British gallons are 4.5L and a dry gallon is 4.4L but isn't used to measure liquid.
Us Brits call it an Imperial Gallon.
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No such thing as a metric gallon. The metric system uses liters. Gallons are either US or Imperial. Canada used imperial but now the country has mostly switched to the metric system.
Those pics are fantasy for me. I NEVER have seen 17+. Maybe in neutral, coasting down a mountain?? but actually driving???

Its AWD, bi turbo V8, nearly 600HP, in a 5400lbs brick
Like Jeremy Clarkson said:
"This car would be less annoying to ecomentalists if it ran on sliced dolphin.
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