Bmw 328i XDRIVE 3.0 Petrol E6+ Fuel Consumption & Efficiency

328i XDRIVE from Bmw is a Compact car with a 3.0 L petrol engine.
It has decent six cylinders and uses regular unleaded gasoline.
It is equipped with the Electronic automatic gearbox.
Transmission: 6-speed gearbox with overdrive.

Fuel consumption test for Bmw 328i XDRIVE

This car was tested both in a city and on a highway.

Fuel consumption in L / 100km

City: 11.8 liters per 100 km
Highway: 7.8 liters per 100 km

Fuel consumption in miles / gallon

City: 24 MPG
Highway: 36 MPG

Average fuel consumption for this car is 30 MPG (9.8 liters per 100 km).

Is this car economical and environmentally friendly?

This factor is measured by the value of CO2 per kilometer (car releases CO2 to the atmosphere). If the value is small than yes, car is economical. If it’s big (above 300) than it will cause high petrol costs.
In case of 328i XDRIVE 3.0 CO2 emission is 225 grams per kilometer.
This car is a little above average when it comes to fuel consumption. There are more economical alternatives on the market. However, the Fuel consumption results are not so bad.

Yearly fuel expenses for 328i XDRIVE

If you drive 20 000 kilometers a year (that’s 12 427 miles) and spend half of that time in town while other half on open road you will end up burning 2000 liters of fuel.
Multiply 2000 with a fuel price and you will end up with a yearly fuel cost. It would be around 2300 $ if you are in Canada and year is 2012 (that’s when and where this tests were performed).


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