Originally Posted by MarkW83
I would think driving on longish distances on the motorway, consistently and smoothly, at 60mph, would be pretty much the sweet spot for economy; so I don't think you'll have much trouble achieving 50mpg in these conditions; though I can't say for sure as my car isn't quite here yet, but my gut feeling is this should be very achievable...
Yeah, my gut is telling me 50 is achievable. Hopefully the OP will post back his MPG. I read a long term test yesterday, which mentioned everything but the economy. Useless review without that fundamental bit of info. Made me wonder if BMW had gagged them!