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      11-30-2012, 03:26 AM   #1
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My fuel consumption after initial 10k km



Urban driving only
filled 58L
came to 8.3L/100km
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      11-30-2012, 04:08 AM   #2
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not bad at all.... you drive with dsc off?
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      11-30-2012, 09:49 AM   #3
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That is very good for urban driving! Do you use stop start?
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      11-30-2012, 02:32 PM   #4
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I am on my first tankful of 98RON V-Power petrol I filled up myself after the initial 95RON tankful, which came with the car. Now I know the fuel gauge is not a truly accurate guide, but at 3/4 full, I had covered 270kms. I was VERY impressed. I am at 370kms and still well above half a tankful.

This has been only inner SE Melbourne Metro driving. Not even a trip on the M1. I get that on Tuesday!! Just local tram & non tram streets with heavy morning/afternoon traffic and lots of traffic lights.

I generally use Comfort mode to start off with and if I see a good run, I will switch to EcoPro mode to glide along. It really offers very low (engine & chassis) braking resistance. For those of you not familiar with Melbourne's geography, it is mostly flat. In heavy, slow moving peak traffic, On occasion, I cannot see any reason to shift out of EcoPro mode, even when moving off from the lights as the traffic doesn't move fast enough anyway and EP keeps up.

I have ASS active at all times and enjoy it. It certainly helps, no question.

All this with just 1,500kms on the 'clock'.

My E90 used to cover a little over 400kms a tankful of 98RON V-Power along the same routes. Same sized 60 (or so) litre tanks.
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      11-30-2012, 04:16 PM   #5
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not bad at all.... you drive with dsc off?
Yes. I turn it off most of the time
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      11-30-2012, 04:17 PM   #6
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That is very good for urban driving! Do you use stop start?
Yes I used ass
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      11-30-2012, 05:05 PM   #7
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Just to be sure, your ride is the 328i?

So have you been on single lane freeways yet? Done any overtaking?

Man i have to live through you guys until i take delivery of my car.
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      11-30-2012, 05:49 PM   #8
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Been on freeways, overtakes, mountain driving
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      11-30-2012, 08:21 PM   #9
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Next time don't use your ass and do a tank. Let's see how much of a difference your ass makes.
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      11-30-2012, 09:14 PM   #10
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I will try this tank. I am doing a lot of driving tomorrow
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Seems about right, Seph.

I tend to use EcoPro/ASS in the mornings and evenings for the commute if it's not too hot. I tend to pick up an additional 15km or so of range each tank, more if there's highway driving involved.
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ASS off
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      12-07-2012, 10:55 PM   #13
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ASS off
Wow Seph looks like its almost 100kms difference with and without ASS
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comfort mode 6.8L/100kms city driving 52%, spirited driving 48%,
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Yes the difference is how long u would sit stationary
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Wow, I'm 1000+ into it now and average 9.8... you guys are getting it so low
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      12-08-2012, 02:46 AM   #17
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Yeah, that's interesting. ASS is worth quite a bit then. Not sure I could live with it on all the time though.
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the ASS stop doesn't bother me, it's the startup. too rough and feel the vibrations
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Melbourne Metro driving. Around 50kms of it of M1 (Monash freeway) @ up to 100km/h. Also includes 45 mins stuck in heavy peak hr traffic between Crown Casino and Brunswick St Fitzroy. ASS always active. I do not have a problem with it.
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My engine now vibrates at the lights when engine is on like an old car. Anyone got this?
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My engine now vibrates at the lights when engine is on like an old car. Anyone got this?
95% of the time, mine switches off at the lights and when stopped in traffic. When ASS is deactivated by the car, it idles smoothly.
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lets see how everyone else goes using ASS after 10k km
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