View Single Post
      01-31-2012, 07:23 PM   #92
mapezzul
Special Agent
mapezzul's Avatar
United_States
35
Rep
1,737
Posts

Drives: Depends on the day!
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Bavaria

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by matt_335Ci View Post
those fuel ratings are probably with Eco-Pro turned ON.
Not sure how I missed this post earlier but wanted to comment:

EPA tests cars in "default" mode. Whatever the car turns on in is what is tested. So in the F30's case that would be "Comfort". ECO Pro will yield additional fuel savings.

*This rule is also why BMW can not program cars or allow cars to start in say "sport" mode as it circumvents the default mode as per the EPA requirements, and they are not going to have each mode tested and sell certain cars in certain modes- comfort is the happy medium as far as MPG goes anyways.

-M