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      05-22-2012, 06:16 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by HighlandPete View Post
Nothing wrong in being hopeful, but I'm not sure we will see such high figures as an average. E91 auto is reported as still under 40mpg as a real world average. I know some users will get better averages and some high figures for light load drives. But I can't see how we can get a 10mpg improvement in the real world.

I'd love to be proved wrong, but too many years studying mpg figures teaches me to be a little cautious of such a jump in the official combined figure. I expect a bigger percentage of mpg shortfall, than the previous generation.

HighlandPete
Really? Hmm interesting...
I mean, it does largely depend on how you drive it. I suppose these figures are personal as most of my driving is motorway, so these are what I would expect given the improvements to the N57. And as you say, these are average figures.
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