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      07-05-2012, 09:46 AM   #78
Gel214th
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Drives: Melbourne Red BMW 328i sport
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Originally Posted by southern6er22 View Post

Glad to hear the different drive settings are working well for you. I pretty much never leave Sport because I love the noise of burning money that comes out of my M tuned exhaust and the quicker throttle response. Combine Sport mode with my use of the downshift paddle for no reason other than the roar from the rear, and you get amazing mpg (between 10.5 and 11.5 mpg is my average).
Awesome!! I thought something was wrong with my car. My MPG is about 11 to 16mpg with my style of driving as well! A loooong way off from the 42 and 30-something figures that I see people throwing around on these boards.

Often I feel as though at the end of a 30 minute journey the needle seems to move several tics toward empty. But car is just about 2 months old...so still enjoying it

I can't drive with Sport on all the time though, because in traffic it produces a very jerky ride.
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